Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro is moving fast: The giant project to relax Istanbul traffic Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line construction is coming to an end.
When the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line is opened, it will carry 140 thousand passengers an hour. Excavations in the subway will be finished by the end of the year and electromechanical studies will begin.
The construction of Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line, which is one of the most important projects of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, which develops new projects to solve the increasing transportation and traffic problem of Istanbul with its increasing human population and number of vehicles, has come to an end. Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line, which is planned to transport 140 thousand passengers per hour after its completion, will pass through 8 districts and will be integrated with the existing rail systems at 4 points.
The construction of Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro, 80 percent of the tunnel excavation works, is planned to be completed by the end of 2016 and electromechanical works will begin.
8 Stall 15 Stall
The line will have 15 stops with Mecidiyeköy, Çağlayan, Kağıthane (Above the Viaduct), Nurtepe, Alibeyköy (Below the Viaduct) Yeşilpınar, Veysel Karani, Akşemsettin, Kazım Karabekir, Yenimahalle, Karadeniz Mahallesi, Giyimkent-Tekstilkent, Yüzyıl Mahallesi Göztepe and Mahmutbey, It will pass through 8 districts including Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş, Şişli, Kağıthane, Eyüp, Gaziosmanpaşa, Esenler and Bağcılar.
When the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line is opened, it is planned to operate the 140 wagon with the requirement of using 300 passenger in double direction and using domestic equipment in half.
When 80 percent of the tunnel excavation, 90 percent of the station excavation and 50 percent of the station reinforced concrete are completed, the project is completed, passing through Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş, Şişli, Kağıthane, Eyüp, Gaziosmanpaşa, Esenler, Çağlayan, Kağıthane, Nurtepe, Alibeköy, and to the Edirnekapı Sultançiftliği line, Tekstilkent will be connected to Mahmutbey Başakşehir line from Mahmutbey via Yüzüncüyıl Mahallesi. Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro line continues Halkalı It has been learned that the tender has been launched to extend the Mass Housing to Bahçeşehir and Esenyurt via Altınşehir.
Water for traffic
When the construction of Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line is completed and integrated with other rail systems will be the water of life for Istanbul traffic; Kağıthane-Mecidiyeköy 4.5 minutes, Alibeyköy-Taksim 12, Kağıthane-Üsküdar 26, Tekstilkent-Mecidiyeköy 20.5, Çağlayan-Yenikapı 14.5, Alibeyköy-Bostancı 47, Beşiktaş-Mecidiyeköy 5.5, Beşiktaş-Kağıthane 10, Beşiktaş-Mahmutbey 31.5 and Beşiktaş-Alibeyköy 12.5 minutes.
Integrated with rail system
Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line will be integrated with existing rail systems from 4 points. Line, kabataş-Taksim Funicular line and Eminönü-Kabataş by tram line Kabataşwith Yenikapı-Hacıosman and Mecidiyeköy, with the Otogar-Bağcılar metro line to Mahmutbey, and with the Topkapı-Sultançiftliği line to the Karadeniz Mahallesi (Metris region).