Varkaus railway station

Varkaus railway station

The Varkaus railway station (abbrev. Var) is located in the town of Varkaus, Finland, in the province of Northern Savonia. The distance from the Helsinki Central railway station is 424.7 kilometres, via the Pieksämäki and Kouvola stations. By rail, the distance to Pieksämäki is 49 kilometres and to Joensuu 133 kilometres. All passenger trains from Pieksämäki to Joensuu stop at Varkaus, and the station also has cargo traffic.

The track from Huutokoski to Varkaus was built in 1914. The track from Varkaus to Vihtari was built in 1939 and then extended to Viinijärvi in 1940.

As well as the Varkaus railway yard, the station contains the Kommila and Akonniemi trackyards.

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