The first train set at Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro, which will connect Istanbul Airport to the city center, was completed and put on the rails. Ministers Karaismailoğlu speed of 120 kilometers will be able to be used in Turkey's fastest subway train set would start their combined performance in testing this month.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, stated that they have established the best transportation infrastructure to Istanbul Airport, which will be the world's largest airport when all sections are completed, and that they have reached an important stage in the construction of the 37,5-kilometer-long Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro. Karaismailoğlu stated that the giant project consisting of 9 stations was built on the basis of 7 days 24 hours 3 shifts, and that they made a great progress in a short time like two years.
60 Percent Locality Requirement for Train Sets
Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that they give priority to using domestic and national facilities in the construction of train sets as well as in the construction of the metro line. Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro, the train sets to be used by 136 percent of nativism requirement of 60 Noting that produced in Turkey Karaismailoğlu, "This metro line will not only connect Istanbul Airport and Istanbul's four corners, local subway kit manufacturing capacity of our well will increase. "It will make a significant contribution to the production of the fastest metro sets in the world."
10 Sets Will Be On The Rails By The End Of The Year
Airport transportation is almost Ministers Karaismailoğlu explaining that completion of the manufacturing of the first train sets to be used in the project will reduce to half an hour, "All the subway at maximum speeds of 80 km / While the clock, we completed the manufacture of the first times that the subway system as well as the first in Turkey Our this train set at 120 km / h speed he said.
Karaismailoğlu stated that the first train set was unloaded to the subway line from the shaft between Göktürk and Kağıthane, and that the train sets will be assembled at the maintenance center of the line this month and performance tests will begin. Minister Karaismailoğlu also underlined that the production of 10 train sets will be completed and put on the rails by the end of the year.
10 excavation machines worked simultaneously
Line as soon as a first in Turkey to be put into service subway projects in 10 digs telling the machine used simultaneously Karaismailoğlu "driverless our train as it was under construction, per hour 120-kilometer rapid metro speed record also break. Every day, 600 thousand Istanbul residents will travel between Gayrettepe and Istanbul Airport in a short time like 35 minutes. As our metro line passes through the borders of Beşiktaş, Şişli, Kağıthane, Eyüp and Arnavutköy districts, it will significantly reduce the urban road traffic load. With this metro line connecting Istanbul Airport to the city center, we are further strengthening the world city feature of Istanbul ”.