Arifiye railway station

Arifiye station is a railway station on the Istanbul-Ankara railway in the town of Arifiye, a suburb of Adapazarı. The station is served by the Turkish State Railways as well as Adaray commuter service. The State Railways operates its premier high-speed rail service from Istanbul to Ankara and Konya as well as a premier limited-stop regional train service to Istanbul. Adaray operates commuter rail service to Adapazarı from Arifiye, which is the southern terminus.

ARİFİYE
TCDD high-speed and regional rail station
Adaray commuter rail station
LocationIstasyon Cd., Arifiye, Turkey 54580
Coordinates40°42′47″N 30°21′20″E / 40.71306°N 30.35556°E / 40.71306; 30.35556Coordinates: 40°42′47″N 30°21′20″E / 40.71306°N 30.35556°E / 40.71306; 30.35556
Owned byTurkish State Railways
Platforms3
Tracks5
Construction
Structure typeAt-Grade
ParkingYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code1512
History
Opened1 September 1891[1]
Rebuilt1976-77, 2012-14
Electrified1977
Services
Preceding station   TCDD Taşımacılık   Following station
Yüksek Hızlı Tren
toward Ankara
toward Konya
Ankara Express
toward Ankara
toward Pendik
Ada Express
toward Adapazarı
TerminusBoğaziçi Express
toward Ankara
Former services
Preceding station   Turkish State Railways   Following station
toward Istanbul
Capital Express
toward Ankara
Republic Express
Fatih Express
Anatolian Express
Ankara Express
toward Istanbul
Eskişehir Express
toward Eskişehir
Sakarya Express
toward Istanbul
Adapazarı Express
toward Adapazarı
Preceding station   Adaray   Following station
TerminusAdaray
toward Adapazarı

Arifiye was originally opened on 1 September 1891 by the Anatolian Railway and taken over by the Turkish State Railways in 1927. The station was rebuilt once in 1977 to increase capacity and rebuilt again between 2012-14 to accommodate new high-speed rail service.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CFOA opening dates - trainsofturkey.com