Sirkeci-Halkalı the suburban line will bring fresh breath to the city: Sirkeci-Halkalı suburban line will bring fresh breath to the city. The buildings in the Sirkeci station turn into a museum and the suburban line turns into a nature park.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) and the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), between "Sirkeci Train Station Inside found buildings with Sirkeci - Evaluation Yedikule Between Old Commuter Rail" for prepared gave authority to the President of IMM Topbaş to prepare a common protocol. Following the protocol between TCDD and IMM, the historical station will be used as a museum.
GAR CITY MUSEUM WILL BE
Halkalı Istanbul City Museum, Istanbul Railway Museum will be designed as the buildings connected to Sirkeci Station, which are closed after Marmaray's expedition, are re-opened after Marmaray is opened. According to the protocol, work will be done by IMM to use the buildings within the Sirkeci Station as a museum. The part to be used as the Istanbul Railway Museum will be delivered to TCDD.
8,5 KILOMETRICAL PARKUR
Following the protocol to be signed between TCDD and IMM, the area where the railway line between Sirkeci-Yedikule is located in the historical peninsula will be designed as a nature and art park. A rail public transport line will be built by IMM in the nature and art park to be created with a length of 8,5 kilometers. According to the protocol, IMM will make arrangements to allow the use of the line between Kazlıçeşme - Sirkeci Stations by TCDD in emergency situations and to allow main line trains to arrive at Sirkeci Station.
In order to transform the Sirkeci station and the Sirkeci-Yedikule railway line into a nature and art park, a seamless green area will be created along the coast. Easy access to nature and art park will be carried out by IMM.