Haydarpasa Station is renewing, restoration will take two years

Due to the high-speed train works, all trains and commuter flights will be stopped at Haydarpaşa Train Station. The Ministry of Transport will fully restore the historical railway station. After two years of work, there will be a rooftop cafeteria and observation house, which is burning and temporarily covered with sheet metal. The other floors will be organized in the form of a museum, a shopping center and a garage.

The historical Haydarpaşa Train Station, one of the symbol venues of Istanbul, is entering a 2-year rest period. The Ministry of Transport will completely restore the train station it will temporarily close in March due to Ankara-Istanbul high speed train operation. All flights will stop during this time. When the restoration is finished, the rooftop that was previously burned and temporarily covered with sheet metal will be the cafeteria and observatory. The other floors will be arranged as museums, shopping centers and train stations.

The most important part of the project to renew the Haydarpaşa Train Station is to open the space to the public. The station, which will be reorganized with the cultural center model, is planned to be prepared as a place where the public will spend more time. There will be shopping malls, museums and cafes on different floors of the station. Buffets in the station will be taken into the station and distributed to the floors, and shops will be opened to shop. Station will be exhibited in the museum will be opened in a solid material about the history of the train station and Turkey. Thus, with the processing and history of one of Turkey's most magnificent railway station Haydarpasa Train Station, to reflect the State Railways of the story.

Haydarpaşa Train Station Manager Orhan Tatar states that the top floor of the station is considered as a cafeteria and observation terrace. Stating that they also go up to this floor and watch the Istanbul skyline from time to time, Tatar emphasizes that everyone can watch this indescribable view after the project. Tatar said, “With a warm tea, people will be able to sit down and watch Istanbul with their loved ones. In addition, the towers on Haydarpaşa's sea-facing facade are planned to be arranged as observation terraces. It is planned to build a viewing terrace with an elevator. ” He speaks in the form. He notes that the station will be a reflection of history and modernism.

In the historical building, train services between Gebze and Köseköy will stop first at the end of January. During this period, suburban flights from Gebze to Haydarpaşa will continue. According to the project, train station manager Orhan Tatar says that suburban flights will be stopped after March. Tatar says that from this date until the end of 2013, restoration works will be carried out in the station. The renewed station is intended to lift the high-speed train capacity. Haydarpaşa Train Station, built during the reign of Abdülhamid II and opened in 2, was wounded by a fire last year. The roof collapsed due to the fire and the 1908th floor became unusable. The roof was temporarily covered with sheet metal.

History of Haydarpasa Train Station

Haydarpaşa Station was built in 1908 as the starting station of the Istanbul-Baghdad Railway line. According to a rumor, the area where the building is located was named after Haydar Pasha, one of the passages of Selim III. In addition to the Baghdad Railway, Hicaz Railway services started in Gardan, in the late Ottoman period. During the First World War, most of the damage was caused by sabotage to the ammunition in the station.

Source: Time

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