Järvenpää railway station

Järvenpää railway station (Finnish: Järvenpään rautatieasema, Swedish: Träskända järnvägsstation) is a railway station in Järvenpää about 37 kilometres (23 mi) north from Helsinki Central station. It is situated 200 metres (660 ft) northeast of the city centre on a small hill. It was one of the first railway stations in Finland. Local lines D, R, T and few rush hour trains stops at the station.

Järvenpää
Träskända
VR station
Järvenpään rautatieasema.jpg
LocationAsema-aukio 1, 04400
Keskusta, Järvenpää
Finland
Coordinates60°28′26″N 25°5′25″E / 60.47389°N 25.09028°E / 60.47389; 25.09028Coordinates: 60°28′26″N 25°5′25″E / 60.47389°N 25.09028°E / 60.47389; 25.09028
Owned byFinnish Transport Infrastructure Agency
Operated byVR Group
Line(s)Helsinki–Riihimäki
Platforms1 side platform
1 island platform
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeJp
Fare zoneD
ClassificationPart of split operating point (Järvenpää)[1]
History
Opened17 March 1862 (1862-03-17)
Passengers
20159,227 daily[2]
Services
Preceding station Helsinki commuter rail Following station
Ainola
towards Helsinki
R Saunakallio
towards Riihimäki or Tampere
T Saunakallio
towards Riihimäki
Tikkurila
towards Helsinki
D Hyvinkää
Location

In 1999 the station building was moved approximately 25 m (82 ft) further away from the tracks.

The station has three platforms. Track 1 is for southbound trains, track 2 is for northbound non-stop-trains and the northbound local trains stops at platform 3. Tracks 2 and 3 form an island platform.

Next to the station is the Järvenpää taxi rank. Many local bus lines stop at the station. The bus station is 300 m (980 ft) north of the station.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Railway Network Statement 2021 (PDF). Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency. 11 December 2020. ISBN 978-952-317-744-4. Retrieved 1 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.