60% Completed Halkalı Istanbul Airport Metro will be put into service in 2022

The construction of the Istanbul airport metro continues rapidly
The construction of the Istanbul airport metro continues rapidly

Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, HalkalıStating that 60 percent of the Istanbul Airport Metro Line has been completed, he said, “We plan to put this line of 2022 kilometers into the service of our people at the end of 31,5.” said.

Karaismailoğlu Halkalı-Istanbul Airport Metro 2 Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) made a statement at the Arrival Ceremony, one of the ongoing projects at nearly 4 thousand points all over Turkey. HalkalıHe said that they witnessed an important moment in the works on the Istanbul Airport Metro Line.

From the Olympicköy station on March 1 Halkalı Karaismailoğlu stated that 2 tunnel boring machines, which started their work in the direction of the stop, reached the M5 truss structure by excavating 255 thousand 13 meters, and said that they put their infrastructure and superstructure investments into the service of Istanbulites one by one in order to make Istanbul one of the most developed cities in the world, worthy of its history and culture. .

Noting that the total length of the metros they offer to the public in Istanbul, together with the Marmaray and Levent-Hisarüstü Metro Line as the Ministry, has reached 80 kilometers, Karaismailoğlu informed that the construction works on 91 lines with a total length of 5 kilometers continue on a 7/24 basis.

Karaismailoğlu underlined that they will lay the foundation of the 5-kilometer Altunizade-Ferah Mahallesi-Çamlıca Rail System Project, for which they have completed the tender process, except for the 4 lines in question, and said, “In addition, the construction activities of the Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation Transformation Project with a total length of 8,3 kilometers. We are taking our steps to pass. Thus, when our 103,3 projects with a total length of 7 kilometers are completed, the total length of Istanbul's rail system network, which is currently 251 kilometers, will increase to 2023 kilometers in 354,3. he said.

Karaismailoğlu is 31,5 kilometers long and consists of 8 stations. HalkalıHe said that two of the 8 tunnel digging machines used within the scope of the Istanbul Airport project have completed their excavations and that the excavations of 6 machines continue.

Karaismailoğlu stated that as of today, they have completed 62 percent (603 thousand 70 meters) of a total of 43 thousand 763 meters of tunnel work and that they will complete all tunnel excavation works in March 2022, and when we consider all the works throughout our project, our overall progress rate has reached 60 percent. At the end of 2022, we plan to put this line of 31,5 kilometers into the service of our people. This line, which we have built as the Ministry, will provide both our people and all our international guests with the opportunity to access the important centers of our Istanbul, especially Istanbul Airport, without wasting time in traffic and with comfort. According to our feasibility calculations Halkalı-After the completion of the Istanbul Airport line, over 20 billion 2 million Euros will be earned in 361 years with the gains in highway maintenance and operation, accident savings, time savings and external benefits such as air pollution, climate change, soil and water pollution.




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