Alpullu railway station

Alpullu station is a station in Alpullu, Turkey.

Alpullu
TCDD intercity and regional rail station
Alpullu gari.jpg
Alpullu station house in 2016.
General information
LocationD.555 3, Alpullu 39570
Babaeski/Kırklareli
Turkey
Coordinates41°21′59″N 27°08′34″E / 41.366337°N 27.142845°E / 41.366337; 27.142845Coordinates: 41°21′59″N 27°08′34″E / 41.366337°N 27.142845°E / 41.366337; 27.142845
Owned byTurkish State Railways
Operated byTCDD Taşımacılık
Line(s)
Platforms2 (1 side platform, 1 island platform)
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
ParkingLocated in front of station building.
History
Opened1926[1]
Services
Preceding station TCDD Taşımacılık Following station
Edirne
towards Bucharest
Bosphorus Express Çerkezköy
towards Istanbul
Edirne
towards Sofia
Istanbul–Sofia Express
Pehlivanköy
towards Kapıkule
Istanbul–Kapıkule Lüleburgaz
towards Istanbul
Pehlivanköy
towards Uzunköprü
Istanbul–Uzunköprü
Former services
Preceding station Turkish State Railways Following station
Pehlivanköy
towards Belgrade
Balkan Express Çerkezköy
towards Istanbul
Pehlivanköy
towards Thessaloniki
Friendship Express Halkalı
towards Istanbul

HistoryEdit

The station was opened in 1926, by the Oriental Railway.

ServicesEdit

TCDD Taşımacılık operates two daily trains, both from Istanbul, that stop at Alpullu, one international intercity train, to Bucharest or Sofia, and one regional train to Kapıkule.

Between July 2005 and February 2011 the Friendship Express, (an international InterCity train jointly operated by the Turkish State Railways (TCDD) and TrainOSE linking Istanbul's Sirkeci Terminal, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece) made scheduled stops at Alpullu.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CO railway opening dates - trainsofturkey.com

External linksEdit