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Maltepe railway station

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Owned by  TCDD
Structure type  At-grade
Disabled access  Yes
Owner  Turkish State Railways
Platforms in use  2
Tracks  3
Parking  No
Opened  1872
Rebuilt  1969
Maltepe railway station
Location  İstasyon Cd., Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey
Address  Merkez, Maltepe Merkez, Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey
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Maltepe railway station is located in Maltepe, İstanbul. The station is 14.3 km (8.9 mi) east from Haydarpaşa Terminal and is located directly southeast of the historical city center of Maltepe. The station has 2 platforms for passenger traffic and 2 freight platforms. The Haydarpaşa-Gebze Line and the Haydarpaşa-Adapazarı Regional service the station, as intercity trains skip Maltepe. The station was originally opened in 1872 by the Ottoman Government as part of a railway from İstanbul to İzmit. The government sold the station to the Anatolian Railway in 1888, which was later taken over by the Turkish State Railways in 1927. The station used to be a main freight depot, but when the branch line serving the Maltepe military pier was abandoned freight operations declined greatly.


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