The Route of Marmaray and other projects to be integrated: Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, made statements about the Marmaray project, other projects to be integrated and security-related issues. After Minister Yıldırım, Marmaray Project Control Chief Zeynep Sindal Buket took the floor and explained what precautions were taken against earthquake, fire and flood risks related to Marmaray.
Lastly, Zeynep Kızıltan, Director of the Archaeological Museum, gave information about the historical artifacts found in the excavations.
Passengers coming from the Anatolian Side and getting off at Kazlıçeşme stop, which is the last stop on the European Side, using Marmaray, will be able to reach the metro and metrobus stops by IETT buses from the newly created stop in order to integrate with other public transportation vehicles. Here are those lines
IETT ZEYTİNBURNU METRO - KAZLIÇEŞME LINE
With this bus line, passengers will be able to reach Zeytinburnu-Bağcılar tram station and Zeytinburnu Metrobus Station, which descends from Marmaray.
IETT TOPKAPI CEVİZLİBAĞ - KAZLIÇEŞME LINE
Passengers descending from Kazlıçeşme Marmara CevizliMetro, Metrobus, Topkapi-Sultanciftligi Tram line and Topkapi direction will go with this line.
Minister Yıldırım also announced to the media representatives the toll fee of Marmaray. Accordingly, the full ticket price will be 1.95 TL and the student ticket price will be 1.40 TL. In addition to special pass cards, Istanbulcards can also be used to get on Marmaray.
IETT YENİBOSNA - KAZLIÇEŞME LINE
This line is; Bakirkoy Coast Road, Atakoy, Sirinevler, Yenibosna Transfer Center will be able to connect passengers.
In addition, Halkalı HALKALI-KAZLIÇEŞME-YENİKAPI-SİRKECİ LINE was created for the passengers coming from the direction of the old suburban route and to reach the Marmaray Kazlıçeşme Station and the Yenikapı transfer center. In this context, new buses, passenger waiting platforms were built on the coastal side of Kazlıçeşme Marmaray Station.
Yenikapı-Aksaray ring services were established for passengers disembarking from Marmaray at Yenikapı station to transfer to Aksaray-Airport and Aksaray-Kirazlı Metro. In addition, the existing 19 lines passing through Yenikapı will be integrated with important centers such as Taksim, Beyazıt and Eyüp with 140 vehicles.
The existing 58 line in Eminönü will be integrated with important centers such as Taksim, Karaköy and Beşiktaş.
KADIKÖY AYRILIK FOUNTAIN
Separation fountain station Marmaray Kadıköy-The station where the Kartal metro line is integrated. Passengers from this station Kadıköy or they will be able to reach Kartal direction using the metro. In addition, 51 lines will be integrated with 516 vehicles.
The existing 47 line in Üsküdar will be integrated with the 314 vehicle.
Marmaray Project, which is one of the most important projects in the world, is a high capacity railway infrastructure project designed to maintain the urban life of Istanbul in a healthy way, to provide urban residents with a modern city life and urban transportation opportunities, to preserve the natural historical characteristics of the city, and not to pollute the environment by using electrical energy.
Istanbul is a city that needs to be protected with historical and cultural values, on the other hand, to reduce the environmental impact of public transportation systems and to establish modern railway facilities to increase the capacity, reliability and comfort of railway systems.
"Gebze-Halkalı Improvement of Suburban Lines and Railway Bosphorus Tube Crossing (Marmaray) Project, located on the European side Halkalı It is based on the improvement of the suburban railway system in Istanbul and the construction of the Railway Bosphorus Tube Crossing (Marmaray) in order to connect Gebze districts on the Asian side with an uninterrupted, modern and high capacity suburban railway system.
The superficial railway lines on both sides of the Bosphorus will be connected by a railway tunnel that will pass under the Bosphorus. In the Bosphorus Crossing Section (Marmaray), the double line will enter the underground in Yedikule after Kazlıçeşme; It will move along Yenikapı and Sirkeci, which are the new underground stations, pass under the Bosphorus and go from Üsküdar, another new underground station, to surface again in Ayrılıkçeşme and reach Söğütlüçeşme. The length of this section will be approximately 13,5 km.
On both sides of the Bosphorus, Halkalı-In the Suburban Improvement Section between Kazlıçeşme and Söğütlüçeşme-Gebze, the existing 2 lines will be completely removed and a superficial rail network will be established where 3-line High Speed Train and Commuter Trains can work together. The length of this section will be approximately 19 km in total, 44 km in Europe and 63 km in Asia.
The project is currently one of the largest transport infrastructure projects in the world. The entire new and improved railway system will be approximately 76 km long. Main structures and systems, immersed tube tunnel, drilling tunnels, open-close tunnels, level structures, 3 new underground station, 38 + 1 * above ground station (renovation and improvement), operating control center, pitches, workshops, maintenance facilities, built above ground The new line consists of 4 parts, including a new third line, to upgrade existing lines, completely new electrical and mechanical systems and modern rail vehicles to be supplied.
* Ayrılıkçeşme transfer station Kadıköy-It is done by IMM within the scope of Kartal Metro project.
Each section is carried out under a separate contract;
1) Railway Bosphorus Tube Crossing (Marmaray) - Contract BC1- (Effective)
2) Improvement of Commuter Lines - Contract CR3- (Effective)
3) Railway Vehicles Supply-Contract CR2- (Effective)
4) Engineering and Consultancy Services - Contract ENG- (Applicable)