Gebze-Halkalı Between 1 hour and 20 minutes will be shortened: Gebze, which also includes the Marmaray Project, whose works are carried out by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments.Halkalı With the completion of the 76 kilometer rail line between the two lines, the distance between the two lines will fall from 185 minutes to 105 minutes.
After the opening of the 13.6-kilometer Marmaray, efforts are continuing to put the remaining 63-kilometer railway line into service.
43.8 kilometers from the Split Fountain on the Anatolian side to Gebze, from Kazlıçeşme on the European side HalkalıA total of 19.2 kilometers of double lines and existing stations, 63 kilometers, were removed. All infrastructure and stations began to be rebuilt, allowing 3 lines on the same route. From the new 3 lines, 2 lines in the north will use Marmaray trains. The suburban operation will be carried out in 2 minutes intervals in metro standard. The third line in the south will use intercity passenger and freight trains and High Speed Train. In the line in question, 3 siding will be constructed to provide two-way YHT operation.
37 station to be built
A total of 27 new surface stations, 10 on the Anatolian side and 37 on the European side, will be built. 7 of them (Gebze, Pendik, Maltepe, Bostancı, Söğütlüçeşme, Bakırköy and Halkalı) Intercity train-commuter train will be transfer station. The other 30 station will serve as a suburban station only for Marmaray trains.
2 viaduct; 27 pedestrian underpass, 29 pedestrian underpass, 21 highway, 12 pedestrian overpass, 19 river crossing bridge and 60 culvert.
Within the scope of the project, which is targeted to be completed in 2015, Gebze-Pendik YHT line will be ready in 2014 and will be commissioned with Ankara-İstanbul YHT. High Speed Train departing from Ankara will reach Istanbul and stop in Gebze and Pendik.
Source : ekonomi.milliyet.com.t is