Adana Train Station is the main train station of TCDD, located in the Seyhan district of Adana. The station was put into service in 1912. Today, it is home to the 6th Regional Directorate of TCDD and is the starting point of the Adana Mersin railway and Adana Kurtalan railway.
The station serves the Taurus Express, Erciyes Express and Fırat Express mainline trains and the Mersin Adana, Mersin İskenderun and Mersin İslahiye regional trains.
Adana Train Station covers an area of approximately 450.000 m² in the central part of the city with its main building, lodgings and maintenance-repair workshops. Ugur Mumcu Square is located in front of the station building. This square, which is opened with three large pointed arches, has a large and high place, stands in the middle part of the station, such as a waiting room, tolls, information desk and a storage room. On the upper floor of the section on the left, there is a dispatcher, train station and VIP lounge. There are also lodgings to the left and right of the building. The station has three platforms for passenger trains.
Adana Train Station Access
Adana station is 2 km from the city center. The closest metro station is 400 meters away. The closest hotel is Akkoç Otel, 500 meters from the station. Adana bus terminal is 6 km west of the station, between Şehitlik and Şakirpaşa train stations. Some Mersin Adana trains stop at these stations. Adana station is suitable for disabled access. There are safety lockers to store your belongings. There is an international ticket office and travel card sales.
Trains at Adana Train Station
- Erciyes Express
- Euphrates Express
- Taurus Express
- Adana Mersin train
- Mersin İskenderun train
- Mersin Islahiye train
History of Adana Train Station
The first train station in Adana (where Adana Provincial Mufti's Office is located) was built in 1886 by Mersin - Tarsus - Adana Railway (MTA) Company, a French company, and was put into service for the Mersin - Tarsus - Adana Railway line. In 1906, Deutsche Bank, owner and main financier of the Baghdad Railway (CIOB) Company, bought the railway line owned by the French MTA company. Following this acquisition, in 1912, the train building belonging to MTA Company in Adana was abandoned and Adana Train Station building, which was built further north by CIOB Company, was started to be used.
January 1, 1929 date of nationalization decisions within the scope of the railways company MTA company and CIOB taken by the Government of the Republic of Turkey shared the same fate and was nationalized. The railway lines operated by the companies were transferred to the General Directorate of State Railways, which would later become the TCDD.
Adana Mersin Railway
Adana - Mersin railway is a 67 km long double track railway line belonging to TCDD located between Adana and Mersin. Hat TCDD is located within the area of responsibility of the 6th Region.
line which is one of Turkey's busiest rail line, with the Taurus Express and Erciyes outline Express train Mersin - Adana, Mersin - Iskenderun and Mersin - İslahiye serves regional trains.
In addition, line, Mersin is very important in terms of commercial activities, which passes through the district of the town of Tarsus and Turkey is one of the largest port serving the port of Mersin.
Adana Mersin Railway History
Mersin - Tarsus - Adana railway (MTA) On January 20, 1883, the Ottoman government gave concessions to two Turkish businessmen for the expansion of railway systems in the Cilicia / Cukurova region. However, these individuals sold some of their privilege rights to a group of British and French investors because they could not progress adequately on their own, and thus, Mersin - Tarsus - Adana Railway (MTA) Company, a London based French company, was established. The railway line built by MTA Company was completed on August 2, 1886 and entered into service.
In 1896, Turkish partners sold all their privilege rights to foreign partners and MTA turned into a company with a completely foreign capital. In 1906, Deutsche Bank, owner and main financier of the Baghdad Railway (CIOB) Company, bought the railway line owned by the French MTA company. Following this acquisition, the station building belonging to the MTA Company in Adana in 1912 (where the provincial mufti of Adana is located today) was abandoned and the Adana Station building, which was built further north by CIOB Company, was started to be used.
Even after World War I and the War of Independence, the owner of the line was Deutsche Bank. But the company, the Baghdad Railway on January 1, 1929 (CIOB) Company and Ottoman Anatolia Railways (CFO) diluted share the same fate with the Company and the Republic of Turkey and the nationalization of the railways taken by the government expropriated the scope of the decision. The railway line operated by the company has been transferred to the General Directorate of State Railways, which will later become the TCDD.
The railway line that used to belong to the MTA company still belongs to TCDD today, and passenger and cargo transportation is carried out by TCDD Tasimacilik on the line.
Parts of the Line and Opening Dates
The entire railway line (between Mersin and Adana) was built by the Mersin - Tarsus - Adana Railway (MTA) Company for the Mersin - Tarsus - Adana Railway line between 1883 and 1886.
Route Distance Service Year
Mersin - Yenice - Adana is 68,382 km and was opened to service in 1886.
Train Lines Operated by TCDD Tasimacilik in Railway Line
- Taurus Express
- Erciyes Express
- Mersin - Adana
- Mersin - Iskenderun
- Mersin - Islahiye
Adana Kurtalan Railway
Adana - Kurtalan railway is the 804,809 km (500,085 mi) long railway line belonging to TCDD between Adana and Kurtalan. The line is under the responsibility of TCDD Region 6 and TCDD Region 5.
The line provides services to Malatya - Elazığ and Diyarbakır - Batman regional trains with the Fırat Express, Van Lake Express and South Kurtalan Express mainline trains.
|Adana Train Station - Toprakkale - Fevzipaşa||141,431 km (87,881 mi)|
|Fevzipaşa - Köprübaşı - Narlı - Gölbaşı||26,881 km (16,703 mi)|
|Gölbaşı - Doğanşehir||56,014 km (34,805 mi)|
|Doğanşehir - Malatya Station||56,745 km (35,260 mi)|
|Malatya - Battalgazi (Eskimalatya) - Fırat||56,745 km (35,260 mi)|
|Euphrates - Kuşsarayi (Bekirhüseyin) - Yolçatı||67,968 km (42,233 mi)|
|Yolçatı - Mine||75,950 km (47,193 mi)|
|Mine - Diyarbakır Station||52,670 km (32,728 mi)|
|Diyarbakir - Bismil||47,382 km (29,442 mi)|
|Bismil - Sinan||28,424 km (17,662 mi)|
|Sinan - Batman||14,726 km (9,150 mi)|
|Batman - Kurtalan Station||68,818 km (42,762 mi)|
|Battalgazi (Eskimalatya) - Kuşsarayi (Bekirhüseyin)||29,784 km (18,507 mi)|
Train Lines Operated by TCDD Tasimacilik in Railway Line Outline Trains
- Euphrates Express
- Lake Van Express
- Southern Kurtalan Express
- Malatya - Elazig Regional Train
- Diyarbakır - Batman Regional Train