Transportation Officer You, Head of Kocaeli Branch Mehmet Akkuş stated at the press conference that Adapazarı train services will start on Saturday, March 20 after a long break.
Adapazarı Express, which was suspended on March 28, 2020 due to the pandemic, starts its flights on Saturday, March 20, on the Sakarya-Istanbul line of the State Railways, with the new normalization process.
Adapazarı Express Will Carry 240 Passengers Each Time
Providing information about Adapazarı Express at the branch building, Transportation Officer Sen Kocaeli Branch President Mehmet Akkuş said, “As of Monday, it became official that the voyages will start after the article we received. As of Saturday, March 20, flights will start with 3 departures and 3 arrivals. On the Adapazarı-Pendik route, trains will carry 240 passengers at a time. It is expected that there will be no change in last year's prices in the expedition fees. Adapazarı Express will be able to pick up and drop off passengers at all stops in Kocaeli except Derbent, Köseköy and Tavşancıl. In addition, if the pandemic conditions improve, we expect the number of trips to increase ”.
High Speed Train Expeditions Increased
Transportation Officer You, Head of Kocaeli Branch Mehmet Akkuş also gave information about the High Speed Train (YHT), which operates between Ankara and Söğütlüçeşme, whose number of trips has decreased due to the coronavirus process. Akkuş said, “Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the number of flights of YHT decreased from 18 to 8. Now, the number of trips has been increased to 10 by adding one arrival and one departure. YHT's additional expedition will start on Monday, March 22nd. "Departure time for additional flights from Ankara will be 12:00 and the departure time from Söğütlüçeşme will be 14:20"
Adapazarı Express Hours
———————————–Departure İzmit Arrival
Adapazari-Pendik 05:50 06:34 07:30
Pendik-Adapazari 08:09 09:12 09:54
Adapazari-Pendik 07:00 07:44 08:45
Pendik-Adapazari 16:40 17:41 18:23
Pendik-Adapazari 18:10 19:09 19:51
Adapazari-Pendik 18:50 19:34 20:30