The fastest metro in the world: The second subway line of the Asian side of Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe Metro is planned to be opened in 2015 in accordance with the instructions of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş.
The works were carried out with a team of 1800 people and the 24 clock-based approach was completed in tunnel excavations. The line, which is planned to be completed in 38 months, is the fastest subway in the world. In the project, the concrete pavement works of the platform tunnels of the metro stations are progressing rapidly. When the project is completed, a passenger taking the metro from Sancaktepe will be able to reach Ümraniye 12,5, Üsküdar 24, Yenikapı 36, Taksim 44, Hacıosman 68, Atatürk Airport 71 minutes.