Construction of Çekmeköy Sancaktepe Sultanbeyli Metro Line is Restarting; İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu instructed to start work on Çekmeköy Sancaktepe Sultanbeyli Metro Line, which has been constructed for 2 years. 10,9 km-long 8 station line, 26 will carry out the excavation at a ceremony held in November TBM will be reduced to the tunnel again.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) is restarting an unfinished project that will ease road traffic on the Anatolian side and reduce vehicle crossings between the two sides. Work has been resumed on the Çekmeköy anc Sancaktepe – Sultanbeyli Metro Line, the construction of which has been discontinued for approximately 2 years.
With the participation of IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlu, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 11.00 'de Sancaktepe Abdurrahman Gazi Metro Station construction site will be held with a ceremony, the excavation work will make the TBM again to the tunnel. Tunnels and platforms of 6 station will be excavated by TBM (NATM tunnel method). Ticket halls will be made on and off. The platform and ticket hall of the 2 station will be built by a complete open-close method.
Continuing the Üsküdar - Ümraniye - Çekmeköy Metro Line, Çekmeköy - Sancaktepe - Sultanbeyli Metro Line, respectively, at the Meclis Mahallesi, Sarıgazi (integration station), City Hospital, Abdurrahmangazi, Samandıra, Veysel Karani, Hasanpaşa and Sultanbeyli Stations and end at the Sultanbeyli TEM road. will be found.
With the 10,9 station of 8 km, the journey time will last 16 minutes and the 65 thousand passengers can be transported in one direction per hour. Built with state-of-the-art technology, the stations of the line, which will serve as Fully Automatic Driverless Metro, will use full length platform separator doors. In Samandıra Station, full automatic mechanical parking with 336 vehicle capacity will be made for the drivers to park and continue their journey by subway.
A loan was obtained from Deutsche Bank for Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe-Sultanbeyli Metro Line with the agreement made in October 2019. The line is planned to be put into service in the last quarter of 2022.
May 2017'de construction started in the project, 29 December 2017'de work was stopped by IMM, March 2018'de restarted. However, in October 2018 construction had to stop again due to failure to pay progress payments. The physical production rate on the Metro line is about 6.
Çekmeköy – Sancaktepe – Sultanbeyli Metro Line Travel Times
- Çekmeköy - Sultanbeyli 16 min
- Sarigazi - Uskudar 28 min
- Sarıgazi - Newborn 7 min
- Sancaktepe - Levent 55,5 min
- Sultanbeyli - Taksim 57,5 min
- Sancaktepe - Mecidiyeköy 55 min
- Sultanbeyli - Yenikapi 50 min
- Sultanbeyli - Goztepe 42 min