Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, which continues to equip the city with a rail system by making the necessary investments to make public transportation comfortable and timely in Istanbul, where the rail system is rapidly becoming widespread, is working diligently to end the traffic ordeal.
The metro, the construction of which began in 1992 and served between Taksim and 4.Levent, entered service on September 16, 2000. On January 31, 2009, Atatürk Oto Sanayi on the north of the line and Şişhane extensions began on the south. Scenarios were prepared for all kinds of negative situations in the Istanbul Metro and solution plans were created with the related simulations. In the Istanbul Metro, the system is constantly monitored with cameras located in each region of the stations. In addition, control is provided with civilian and uniform security guards. The Istanbul Metro, built with the latest technology, has a reliable fire safety system. There are fire detection detectors all over the system. All equipment used is selected from materials that are highly heat resistant and do not emit toxic gases.
DAILY 220 THOUSAND PASSENGER
Aksaray-Atatürk Airport Light Metro line, which continues to carry passengers since 1989, has become a carrier axle with 220 thousand passengers daily on the region and route it serves. Providing service between Aksaray and Kartaltepe in its first phase, the metro increased its potential with the opening of Esenler on 18 December 1989, Otogar on 31 January 1994, and later Terazidere, Davutpaşa, Merter, Zeytinburnu and Bakırköy stations. With the investments made over time, new stations were added to the system and finally the World Trade Center and Atatürk Airport stations were opened on 2 December 13. There are a total of 2002 stations on the Aksaray-Atatürk Airport route. 18 of them were used as common platforms, 6 of them were double platforms, and one of them was located in the bus station, and 11 lines could be switched. All stations have closed seating areas. There are 3 escalators in 9 stations, 28 elevators in 4 stations, and there is also a disabled vehicle in Aksaray station, apart from the private construction that allows you to get off using the stairs. The stations on the metro line, which can still be transferred to the tram in Aksaray and Zeytinburnu regions, are monitored with a closed circuit camera for 7 hours.
The first section, which opened between Sirkeci and Aksaray in 1992, was first connected to Topkapı and Zeytinburnu and then to Eminönü. Finally, on June 29, 2006 Kabataş in connection with Taksim-Kabataş Taksim-4 due to its funicular. By connecting to the Levent metro, uninterrupted rail transportation is provided from 4. Levent to Atatürk Airport. T1 Line merged with the T2006 Zeytinburnu-Bağcılar line put into service in 2 on February 3, 2011. KabataşUninterrupted transportation was provided to Bağcılar. Zeytinburnu-Kabataş The tram line was shut down for 2003 days on the same date in order to serve the low-tram vehicles put into operation in 2, all stations were demolished and rebuilt according to new trams. With the fall of platforms, the disabled ramps and turnstiles of the stations provided comfortable access for the elderly and the disabled. The line, which runs along the historical peninsula, serves on an axis with the highest density of passengers.
TOTAL 22 STATION
The T17 tram, which was put into service on September 2007, 4 and serving between Şehitlik-Masjid-i Selam, provides the comfortable and quality transportation of passengers on the line of Edirnekapı-Topkapı on March 18, 2009. The T15,3 line has a total of 4 stations, 7 of which are underground. T22 Topkapı-Habibler tram line with Avcılar-Söğütlüçeşme metrobus line at Şehitlik station, M4 Aksaray-Atatürk Airport metro line at Vatan station and T1 Zeyinburnu- Topkapı station.Kabataş It is integrated with the ktramvay line and the Avcılar-Söğütlüçeşme metrobus line. At the last stage of the line, Habibler station is planned after Masjid Al-Salam in the north direction. The line, where high-based tram vehicles are used, passes through the districts of Sultangazi, Gaziosmanpaşa, Bayrampaşa and Eyüp. The stations of the line, which has a capacity of 25 thousand passengers in one direction per hour, are designed to operate a 3-series. There are also elevators and escalators at underground stations with ramps for the access of disabled and elderly passengers.
INTEGRATION WITH MARINE TRANSPORTATION
Today, rail system projects and constructions have been accelerated in order to integrate urban transportation in Istanbul and to speed up and modernize urban transportation. Within the scope of these works, Taksim- which will integrate rail systems with sea transportationKabataş Funicular was focused on and the system was opened on 29 June 2006. Improvisation-Kabataş funicular system, Taksim-4. Levent (Ayazağa-Yenikapı) metro, Taksim-Tunel Nostalgic Tram, Taksim bus and minibus stops, Zeytinburnu-Fındıklı (Kabataş- Bağcılar) tram, Kabataş By providing integration between İDO ferry, ferry and waterbus piers, it is possible for Istanbul residents from Atatürk Airport to Taksim metro only by rail system, Kabataş and access to areas where sea transportation vehicles such as Beşiktaş are used extensively. The length of the line is 0.6 kilometers and it has a carrying capacity of 9 thousand passengers per hour. Taksim and Kabataş It consists of 2 stations. Taksim station M2 Taksim-4. Levent metro has access from Taksim station entrance. Kabataş The station is located 11 meters below sea level, both stations have lift access.
OK IN MARMARAY 2013
With the completion of the Marmaray project in October of 2013, Istanbul traffic will be fully relieved and Istanbul residents will take a sigh of relief. Approaching the end, Madqrmaray is defined as the project of the century in transportation.
Source : Yenişafak