Üsküdar-Çekmeköy Subway Opens Soon: Speaking at the opening ceremony of Kartal-Yakacık-Pendik-Tavşantepe Metro Line, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş said, “We called metro everywhere, metro everywhere, we keep our promise”.
Mayor Topbas ine Istanbul is running to the 2023 targets you pointed out. When we come to 2023, Istanbul will become a city with the most modern rail system in the world. We have already under construction. Thousands of underground people work intensively to solve Istanbul transportation. With the subways that our Ministry of Transport is currently doing, the total number of 160 kilometers is currently underway. The 150 has an active rail system. In the coming days I hope we will start the work of our new metro lines of 180 kilometers Ön.
Within the scope of Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe Metro Line, there are approximately 17 km long tunnel, total 16 station, 2,7 km warehouse connection tunnel, storage area and maintenance area and buildings located between Üsküdar and Çekmeköy stations. Even 126 wagon will serve.
After the completion of the metro, Üsküdar-Sancaktepe will be landing in 27 minutes.
The line will be integrated with Marmaray Üsküdar station and will thus provide easy access between the Anatolian and European continents. It will also provide access to Altunizade Station and Metrobus, as well as all public transport systems.
Travel times from Sancaktepe-Çekmeköy
Uskudar: 27 min.
Eagle: 59 min.
Yenikapı: 36 min.
Taksim: 44 min.
Hacıosman: 68 min.
Ataturk Airport: 68 min.
Olympic Stadium: 78 min.