Project of the Century Final Touches on the Marmaray Line: The Project of the Century, which will connect Asia and Europe under the sea, has come to an end. The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, the Directorate General for Infrastructure InvestmentsHalkalı Improvement of Commuter Lines and Railway The Bosphorus Tube Crossing (Marmaray) Project consists of 13,6 km section from Ayrılıkçeşme to Kazlıçeşme;
Shown as the "Project of the Century" and with a history of 150 years, Marmaray will be put into service by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan simultaneously with the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line on 90 October 29, when the 2013th anniversary of the Republic will be celebrated.
For the completion of the Marmaray Project, tunnels, rail laying and reinforced concrete manufacturing of stations were completed. The 60 clock work continues for signal laying and electromechanical installation of stations.
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The first Marmaray Train will be taken to the tunnels on 1 August and test drives and trial runs will begin on 2 August. Possible scenarios against accidents will be applied in Marmaray after September. In Marmaray, whose operation will be transferred to TCDD General Directorate after its completion, it is aimed to transport 75 thousand passengers per hour in one direction and an average of 1 million 200 thousand passengers per day.