Ainola railway station

Ainola railway station (Finnish: Ainolan rautatieasema, Swedish: Ainola järnvägsstation), formerly Kyrölä railway station,[3] is a Helsinki commuter rail station in the town of Järvenpää, Finland. The station is served by Helsinki commuter rail R- and T-line trains. Trains to Helsinki depart from track one and trains to Riihimäki depart from track two.

Ainola
VR station
Kyrölän rauatieasema2.jpg
LocationHorsmakatu 1, 04420
Kyrölä, Järvenpää
Finland
Coordinates60°27′25″N 25°06′06″E / 60.4570°N 25.1016°E / 60.4570; 25.1016Coordinates: 60°27′25″N 25°06′06″E / 60.4570°N 25.1016°E / 60.4570; 25.1016
Owned byFinnish Transport Infrastructure Agency
Operated byVR Group
Line(s)Helsinki–Riihimäki
Platforms2 side platforms
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeAin
Fare zoneD
ClassificationPart of split operating point (Järvenpää)[1]
History
Opened1 September 1949 (1949-09-01)
Previous namesAinola (until 1 June 2015)
Passengers
2015927 daily[2]
Services
Preceding station Helsinki commuter rail Following station
Kerava
towards Helsinki
R Järvenpää
towards Riihimäki or Tampere
T Järvenpää
towards Riihimäki
Location

The station was renamed Ainola on 1 June 2015 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer Jean Sibelius.[3][4] Ainola was his and his wife Aino's home.[5] The walk from the station to Ainola takes around 20 minutes.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Railway Network Statement 2021 (PDF). Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency. 11 December 2020. ISBN 978-952-317-744-4. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Esiselvitys lähiliikenteen uusista seisakkeista Kerava–Riihimäki- ja Kerava–Lahti-väleillä (PDF). Helsinki: Finnish Transport Agency. 2015. p. 30. ISBN 978-952-317-142-8. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b https://web.archive.org/web/20160305024807/https://www.keski-uusimaa.fi/artikkeli/240425-kyrola-nimi-muuntuu-ainolaksi
  4. ^ a b "Ainola railway station". Sibelius One. 2015-07-08. Retrieved 2020-07-26.
  5. ^ "Ainola, Jean and Aino Sibelius' home". Visit Tuusulanjärvi. Retrieved 2020-07-26.