They have extended the Taksim-4.Levent Metro Line to Seyrantepe and Hacıosman, and they have been working intensively on the 52.5-kilometer rail system line in 2011 as well. Kadıköy- Kartal stated that the Kartal Metro line has been completed and even the testing and signaling studies are continuing. When other ongoing lines such as Yenikapı-Taksim, Bus Station-Bağcılar-İkitelli- Başakşehir lines are completed, from Kartal Kadıköy29 minutes of Üsküdar, 35 minutes of Üsküdar, 47 minutes of Yenikapı, 55 minutes of Taksim, 66 minutes of Bus Station, 79 minutes of Hacıosman and Atatürk Airport and 89 minutes of Olympic Stadium.
Kadir Topbas, Kadıköy-It announced that they have extended the Kartal Metro to Kaynarca by moving 4.5 kilometers away and that the line that will greatly solve the traffic and transportation problem of the Anatolian side, including Kaynarca and wagons, has a cost of 1 billion 700 million and Üsküdar- Ümraniye, which is the second important line for the Anatolian side. He gave the good news that they will start the construction of Çekmeköy Metro Line.
KadıköyPresident Topbaş stated that they have made the Otogar-Bağcılar-Olimpiyatköy line, which is still undergoing signalization work like Kartal, put into service this year, the projects of Bakırköy-Beylikdüzü and Bakırköy-Bağcılar and Yenikapı-İncirli lines are completed and the subways of 41 kilometers in total will be completed in 4 years; He noted that with this bridge, whose construction will cost 147 million Euros, they will connect Hacıosman to Yenikapı thanks to the Golden Horn Crossing Bridge, thus completing the 23,5-kilometer Yenikapı - Hacıosman line.
Emphasizing that rail system projects that will carry Istanbul to the future are also ready, Topbaş provided the following information; “We will carry our people to the unique view of the Bosphorus and to the beaches by rails. We will destroy the distances. From Mesala, we will make a mini metro from Levent to Hisarüstü, and from there, with funicular, to descend to Aşiyan. We will continue to weave Istanbul with iron nets. When we took office, that is, the rail system, which was 2004 kilometers in 45.1, is now KadıköyTogether with the eagle, we increased it to 102,7 kilometers. The total of our investments in the rail system in the last 8 years has exceeded 10 billion TL. With the commissioning of Marmaray in 2013, our daily carrying capacity in the rail system will exceed 4 million. In other words, nearly 5 million people will use the rail system. When we reach the 641 km rail system target in 2023, especially in this city where 36 million people will move, 11 million people will use the rail system. ”
Source: Mynet News