TCDD Subdivision 1

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TCDD District 1
Haydarpasa train station.jpg
TypeIntercity rail
SystemTurkish State Railways
LocaleEuropean Turkey, western Anatolia
Opened1876 as the Central Anatolia Railway
OwnerTurkish State Railways
Operator(s)Turkish State Railways
Line length876 km (544 mi)
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
ElectrificationOverhead wire

TCDD District 1 (Turkish: TCDD 1. Bölge) is one of the seven districts of the Turkish State Railways (TCDD). The headquarters are in Haydarpaşa Terminal in İstanbul.

Except for the Kırklareli Branch and the Pehlivanköy-Uzunköprü line, the entire district is electrified with over head catenary. The district, at a length of 876 km (544 mi) track, operates part of the Istanbul-Ankara Main Line from Haydapaşa to Polatlı, the old CO main line (İstanbul-Uzunköprü), the Edirne Cut-off, the Adapazarı Branch and the abandoned Kırklareli Branch. The district also operates rail service to the ports of Haydarpaşa and the Port of Derince. The district operates lines from İstanbul to other towns and cities such as: Çerkezköy, Uzunköprü, Edirne, Kapıkule, Gebze, İzmit, Adapazarı, Bilecik, Eskişehir and Polatlı.