Ankara subway, the subway system serving the capital of Turkey in Ankara. It is operated by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality EGO General Directorate. It first started operations on 28 December 1997 on the route of Kızılay ↔ Batıkent. Batıkent ↔ OSB-Törekent line was put into service on 12 February 2014, Kızılay ↔ Koru line on 13 March 2014 and AKM ↔ Martyrs line on 5 January 2017. There are a total of 42 stations in the system. M1 line is 16,6 km, M2 line is 16,5 km, M3 line is 15,3 km and M4 line is 9,2 km long. The construction of the M5 line is planned.
- March 29, 1993: The construction of the Ankara Metro Kızılay-Batıkent Subway (M1) Line was started.
- December 28, 1997: Opening of the Ankara Metro Kızılay-Batıkent Metro (M1) Line as a system with 12 stations and 108 vehicles (18 series of 6 series).
- February 19, 2001: The construction of Batıkent-Sincan / Törekent (M3) subway line started.
- September 27, 2002: The first phase of the Kızılay-Çayyolu (M2) Subway Line Building and Construction works, Söğütözü (AŞTI) -Ümitköy construction work started.
- 15 July 2003: Kızılay-Keçiören (M4) Subway line construction started.
- 2007: Ankara Metro was included in the list named 50 Works in 50 Years prepared by the Chamber of Civil Engineers.
- April 25, 2011: Kızılay-Çayyolu (M2) with the agreement between Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and the Ministry of Transport,
- Construction and completion of Batıkent-Sincan / Törekent (M3), Kızılay-Keçiören (M4) lines and handed over to the Ministry of Transport.
- February 12, 2014: Batıkent-Sincan / Törekent (M3) subway line is put into operation.
- 13 March 2014: Kızılay-Çayyolu (M2) subway line is put into operation.
- January 5, 2017: AKM-Şehitler (M4) metro line put into operation.
Construction work on the M1, Ankara's first metro line, started on 29 March 1993. The metro line on the Kızılay-Batıkent route was completed and put into service on 28 December 1997. The construction of the M2 line on the Kızılay-Koru route was started on 27 September 2002. Tamamlayamayın Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, the construction of the Republic of Turkey took over the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and finished on March 13, 2014. The construction of the M3 line on the Batıkent-OSB Törekent route started on February 19, 2001. When the municipality could not complete this line, the ministry took over and completed it on February 12, 2014.
Ankara Metro Lines
Kızılay Batıkent Metro Line
|M1: Kizilay - Batıkent|
|Kızılay • Sıhhiye • Ulus • Atatürk Culture Center • Akköprü • İvedik • Yenimahalle • Demetevler • Hospital • Macunköy • Ostim • Batıkent|
Kizilay Koru Subway line
|M2: Red Crescent - Protect|
|Red Crescent • Necatibey • National Library • Söğütözü • MTA • METU • Bilkent • Ministry of Agriculture-Council of State • Beytepe • Ümitköy • Çayyolu • Koru|
Batıkent OSB Törekent Subway line
|M3: Batıkent - OSB-Törekent|
|Batıkent • West Center • Mesa • Botanic • Istanbul Road • Eryaman 1-2 • Eryaman 5 • Devlet Mah • Wonderland • Fatih • GOP • OIZ-Törekent|
Ataturk Cultural Center Casino Subway line
|M4: Atatürk Cultural Center - Casino (Martyrs)|
|Atatürk Cultural Center • ASKİ • Dışkapı • Meteorology • Municipality • Mecidiye • Kuyubaşı • Dutluk • Martyrs-Casino|
After the Atatürk Cultural Center, three more stations are built as the High Speed Train Station - Sıhhiye - Kızılay. This extension is 3,3 km. Construction is expected to be completed in 2021.
|M4: Kızılay - Atatürk Cultural Center|
|Kızılay • Courthouse • TCDD High Speed Train Station|
Wellhead (M4) - Esenboga Airport - construction of Yildirim Beyazit University planned to be held between the M5 line will be carried out by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Turkey. Its length will be 27 km.
|M5: Kuyubaşı - Esenboğa - YBÜ|
|Kuyubaşı • North Ankara • Pursaklar • Palace • Fairground • Esenboğa Airport • YBU|
With the second phase of the line, Esenboğa Airport passengers will be able to reach the Train Station without any transfer from Kuyubaşı station.
|M5: Wellhead - Station|
|Kuyubaşı • Güneşevler • Siteler • Demirlibahçe • Hospitals • Gar|
The line length of Yıldırım Beyazıt University - Rod Rail System Connection Project is 15.835 meters and it will follow the existing highway route. There are five stations within the scope of the project.
|Rod metro: Rod - ICU|
|YBÜ • DHMİ • Güldarpı • Sünlü • Industry • Stick|
The line, which starts from the High Speed Train Station and passes through Etlik City Hospital, will end at Ovacık. The project is under preparation and the traffic density of the City Hospital and Etlik district will be reduced.
AnkaraKart: Metro tickets can also be used on Ankaray and EGO buses.
- Single boarding fee: Magnetic Card is not sold for Ankara metro, Ankaray and EGO buses. Cash is not accepted in buses or subway counters. You can get on buses and subways for 3.25 Turkish lira with full card and 1.75 Turkish lira with discount cards.
- Transfer: AnkaraKart is purchased within 75 minutes for other boarding passes, 1.60 TL transfer fee, 75 kurus transfer fee is charged for discounted cards. It is possible to transfer at most 75 times within a 2-minute period.
Ankara metro serves with 108 wagons. Wagons are 22,8 meters long.