Last 100 days for the opening of Marmaray: The project of the century connecting the two continents, Marmaray will be opened after 100 days. It will be put into service on October 29, and the first test drive will take place after 12 days.
The project of the century, whose works started in August 2004 and connecting the two continents, is nearing the end in Marmaray. 13.5 km Kazlıçeşme-Ayrılıkçeşme (KadıköyWithin the scope of the project, which will reduce it to 19 minutes, a feverish work is being carried out at all construction sites. The work on this line, the first stage of Marmaray, was completed by 95 percent.
TEST DRIVING IN AUGUST 2
In fact, trial drives will start 12 days after energizing. While the signaling works of the trains to be used in trial runs are carried out, on the other hand, trainers are given training to operate the line. The first train will be taken to the tunnels on August 1 and test trial runs will begin on August 2.
TWO KITA 4 MINUTES
On October 29, the project, which will reduce the distance between the two continents to 4 minutes, will come into service. The improvement work on the suburban line is planned to be completed in 2015. After the work, passengers will be transported on the entire 76 km line and HalkalıJourney time from Gebze to 105 minutes will be reduced. In fact, 1 thousand passengers will be transported in one hour. There will be a voyage every four minutes until the whole line is completed. After 75, the duration will decrease to 2015 minutes. There are 2 stations on the surface of 76 kilometers and 37 underground stations.
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