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Ayrılık Çeşmesi railway station

Ayrılık Çeşmesi railway station (Turkish: Ayrılık Çeşmesi istasyonu) is a railway station along the newly built trans-Bosphorus Marmaray tunnel. The station is located right outside the Asian portal of the tunnel and is the current eastern terminus of the line. The TCDD Taşımacılık operates commuter trains from Ayrılık Çeşmesi to Kazlıçeşme within 6- to 10-minute intervals. Connection to the M4 station of the Istanbul Metro is available.

Ayrılık Çeşmesi
TCDD Taşımacılık commuter rail station
Ayrilikcesmesi marmaray.jpg
Ayrılık Çeşmesi station with the portal to the Marmaray tunnel in the back.
LocationDr. Eyüp Aksoy Cd., Rasimpaşa Mah., 34718
Kadıköy/Istanbul
Turkey
Coordinates41°00′01″N 29°01′49″E / 41.0003°N 29.0302°E / 41.0003; 29.0302Coordinates: 41°00′01″N 29°01′49″E / 41.0003°N 29.0302°E / 41.0003; 29.0302
Owned byTurkish State Railways
Operated byTCDD Taşımacılık
Line(s)
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsIstanbul Metro:
Line M4 at Ayrılık Çeşmesi
Bus transport İETT Bus
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened29 October 2013
Electrified25 kV AC
Traffic
Passengers (2017)45,155 Average daily ridership
Services
Preceding station   TCDD Taşımacılık   Following station
toward Halkalı
Marmaray
toward Gebze

Ayrılık Çeşmesi saw over 1.5 million boardings in October 2017, making it the second busiest station on the Marmaray line and constituting for 26% of all passenger boardings.[1]

LayoutEdit

Track 1 Marmaray toward Kazlıçeşme
Island platform  
Track 2 Marmaray toward Gebze

EquipmentEdit

The railway station features following equipment:[2]

  • 2 entrance and exit gates,
  • 4 escalators,
  • 1 elevator,
  • 1 ticket office,
  • 2 ticket vending machines,
  • 1 credit loading machine for electronic tickets,
  • 14 turnstiles including 2 for physically handicapped people and
  • 10 passenger information screens.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marmaray yolcu istatistiği - marmaray.gov.tr
  2. ^ "Ayrılık Çeşmesi" (in Turkish). Marmaray. Retrieved 2014-12-27.