Istanbul's new subway opens today: One of the most important transportation systems on the European Side, in order to solve the traffic problem of Istanbul and to provide fast and comfortable service in public transportation, Otogar-Bağcılar-Başakşehir-Olimpiyatköy Metro Line is today at 15:00. begins to carry passengers.
The 21.7 km metro line consists of Metrokent, Başak Konutları, Siteler, Turgut Özal, İkitelli Industry, Olimpiyat, Ziya Gökalp District, İstoç, Mahmutbey, Yeni Mahalle, Kirazlı, Bağcılar, Üçyüzlü, Menderes, Esenler Otogar stations.
With the new metro line, Istanbul residents will be able to reach Başakşehir from Esenler Bus Terminal in 23 minutes.
FEATURES OF THE NEW METRO LINE
21.7 kilometers long ...
111 thousand passengers per hour.
Stations were built in accordance with 8 trains.
Platform lengths are 180 meters.
There's a 16 station.
Basaksehir-Ataturk Airport: 36 minutes
Each station is designed in different colors.
Metrokent Yellow, Light Yellow, Yellow Siteler, Turgut Ozal Lila, Ikitelli Industrial Purple, Istoc Turuncu, Mahmutbey Dark Green, New Neighborhood Dark Purple, Kirazli Bordeaux, Ziya Gokalp White, Olympic Station Blue color.
Each station has escalators and elevators.