Bandırma railway station

Bandırma railway station is the main railway station in Bandırma, Turkey. It is located within the Port of Bandırma, adjacent to the Bandırma Ferry Terminal. It is the northern terminus of the 6th of September Express and the 17th of September Express, which operate daily to İzmir.[1] Bandırma station is located at the end of a short branch with entry only from the north, requiring trains to back up into the station from the mainline at Bandırma Şehir station.

Bandırma
TCDD Taşımacılık intercity rail station
Bandırma Train Station.JPG
Bandırma station building.
LocationM. Akif Ersoy Cd., Paşabayır Mah., 10200
Bandırma/Balıkesir
Turkey
Coordinates40°21′07″N 27°57′57″E / 40.3520°N 27.9658°E / 40.3520; 27.9658Coordinates: 40°21′07″N 27°57′57″E / 40.3520°N 27.9658°E / 40.3520; 27.9658
Owned byTurkish State Railways
Operated byTCDD Taşımacılık
Line(s)
Platforms2 bay platforms
Tracks3
ConnectionsBSicon BOOT.svg İDO at Bandırma Terminal
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
ParkingYes
Other information
Station code3532
History
Opened1969
Closed2004-07
Services
Preceding station   TCDD Taşımacılık   Following station
toward İzmir
6 Sept. ExpressTerminus
17 Sept. Express

The station was built in 1969 along with the Port of Bandırma, replacing the older railway station, built in 1913, located further down the shore.[2]

Bandırma station consists of two bay platforms serving three tracks.

The TCDD 45051 steam engine is preserved on the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hakkımızda". portofbandirma.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  2. ^ "6 Eylül Ekspresi". tcddseferleri.com (in Turkish). Retrieved 12 December 2017.