Marmaray celebrates its first year: Marmaray connects Europe and Asia under the sea and celebrates its first year.
The Republic of Turkey State Railways from the General Directorate (TCDD), according to explain in writing made, entered service on October 29, 2013 Marmaray Separation far from the opening of the fountain-Kazlıçeşme cut 100 thousand expedition was made was 1,4 million kilometers, 50 million travelers Sirkeci, the first station on the European side after the passage under the Bosphorus Kabataş-Bagcılar tram line and Kazlıçeşme, which is the last station on the European side, have 3.000 parking spaces in Marmaray, where it is possible to transfer by road public transportation vehicles. At the separation fountain Kadıköy- It connects to Kartal Metro, sea and highway public access vehicles in Üsküdar. It is in Yenikapı Station, with the Taksim-Hacıosman subway and the Atatürk Airport-Başakşehir-Olympic Stadium metro line, which will be opened in the near future, in Gebze-Halkalı The suburban system between the suburbs is aimed to travel to the 1 million per day with the upgrade to the standard.
Marmaray, which has a century of design life, was designed to be earthquake resistant and 9 for the 2 severity. It was designed to be 1,4 kilometers long, 55 kilometers long. Halkalı The 3-kilometer course, which will include 42 stations in total, 76,5 of which are deep stations, will be covered in 105 minutes. The project, located on the international railway access corridor on the European-Asian axis, also with the YHT core network and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway projects. will be integrated. Halkalı- The project for the improvement of the suburban lines, which is under construction between Kazlıçeşme and to be connected with Marmaray, is expected to be completed in 2015.