İskenderun railway station

İskenderun station (Turkish: İskenderun istasyonu) is the main railway station in the city of İskenderun, Turkey. The station is located at 36°35′18″N 36°10′54″E / 36.58833°N 36.18167°E / 36.58833; 36.18167. The bus station is to the south west and the harbor is to the north of the station. İskenderun is a port city in the Hatay Province and the station is the southern terminus of the Toprakkale-İskenderun branch line which connects the province to the main line between Adana and Gaziantep.[1] The line was opened to service in 1913 during the Ottoman Empire era. [2]

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İskenderun train station. Hatay province, Turkey. - panoramio.jpg
İskenderun railway station
LocationÇay mahallesi, İskenderun
Coordinates36°35′18″N 36°10′54″E / 36.58833°N 36.18167°E / 36.58833; 36.18167
Owned byTCDD
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
ParkingYes
History
Opened1913
Electrified25 kV AC
Services
Preceding station   TCDD Taşımacılık   Following station
toward Mersin
Mersin-İskenderunTerminus
Location
İSKENDERUN is located in Turkey
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İSKENDERUN
Location within Turkey

The station briefly appears in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

TrainsEdit

The majority of the trains using İskenderun station are freight trains. The main passenger train is between Mersin and İskenderun with 21 stops in between.[3] some of the important stops are; Dörtyol, Ceyhan, Adana and Tarsus.

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