Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, makes the 60 of the investments. In 2004-2012, Topbaş invested a total of 52 billion TL, and spent 24 billion of this investment on transportation investments. 10 billion TL of transportation investments were also used for rail systems. Topbaş's target is to increase the number of 1 million 377 thousand metro passengers to 2016 in 7 by equipping Istanbul with rail system.
Ataturk Airport 81 minutes
'From now on, a person who gets on the metro can easily go anywhere in Istanbul. We want everyone to pass the subway near the house, let everyone experience the comfort and speed of getting on the subway. ”Topbaş said, 22 km, the largest metro line in the history of the Republic. Kadıköy- The opening of the Eagle line is on Friday with the participation of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan. Down to 32 minutes Kadıköy-The Eagle line is the first metro of the Anatolian side. It will also be the step of full integration that will reduce travel times to minutes. With full integration, it is aimed to reduce Kartal and Atatürk Airport to 2013 minutes, Kartal-81.Levent 4 minutes and Kartal-Topkapı 66 minutes in 55.
2.6 will carry million passengers
It is 22 km long and consists of 16 stations. KadıköyWith the introduction of the Eagle subway, the number of daily metro passengers will increase from 1 million 377 thousand to 2 million 635. On the other hand, with the introduction of Kaynarca Station, its length will reach 24.5 kilometers. The total cost of the line, which costs $ 1.6 billion, will increase to $ 1.9 billion.
22 km to be opened by Prime Minister Erdoğan Kadıköy-After the Kartal metro line, the second metro line of the Anatolian Side will be the Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe route. This entire rail system line will be built as an underground tunnel and will cost 564 million euros. The line will consist of 20 km and 16 stations, a storage area and 2 thousand 750 meters connection tunnels connected to the warehouse. It is aimed to be completed in a record time of 38 months. This line will merge with Taşdelen-Yenidogan and Sultanbeyli. Then it will reach Pendik with Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
How many minutes to go?
After the 3 is completed in 2015 this year, the second subway of the Anatolian side will be 24 from Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe. The line will be integrated with Marmaray Üsküdar station and will be completed near Alemdağ Avenue and Şile road junction. The journey times from Çemeköy-Sancaktepe will be in Üsküdar 24, Kartal 59, Yenikapı 36, Taksim 44, Hacıosman 68, Airport 68, Olympic Stadium 78 minutes.
641 kilometer rail system
The total target of President Topbaş in the rail system is the 641 km rail system network. The share of such rail system in public transportation will increase to 73 percent. Yenikapı, which is the junction point of Marmaray and Istanbul subway, will host 1.5 million people a day. Kadıköy-Kartal metro line and Marmaray, Otogar-Bağcılar-İkitelli and Hacıosman-Yenikapı line are completed, someone who takes the metro from Kartal Kadıköy29 minutes to Yenikapı, 47 to the Olympic Stadium, 89 minutes to Atatürk Airport. Integration is expected to be completed in 79.