Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME) meeting was held at IMM Yenikapı Kadir Topbaş Performance and Art Center under the management of IMM Secretary General Can Akın Çağlar. At the meeting, TCDD's Bahçeşehir-Halkalı The proposal to start the train line between Istanbul and Istanbul and to be included in the Istanbulkart integration was accepted unanimously.
At the meeting, TCDD's Bahçeşehir-Halkalı The proposal to start the train line operation and to include it in the Istanbulkart integration came to the fore. TCDD Transportation Istanbul Regional Manager Veysi Alçınsu, in his speech, HalkalıHe said that after , there was a rapid urban development on the side of the railway route and passenger demands came from there.
In this context, HalkalıExpressing that they created a new public transport axis by making a connection on the existing line of 13,5 kilometers, 5 stations, independent of Marmaray after , Alçınsu said:
“In this way, we will reduce the traffic there, and we will transfer our citizens there to Marmaray by public transport in a way that is beneficial to the environment. Thus, with this new axle, we will be able to carry passengers from Marmaray to the metro, other public transportation, and main arteries. This is a new axis of ours that is completely aimed at public transportation and providing services to the citizens.”
After the speech, Bahçeşehir-Halkalı The proposal to start the train line operation and to include it in the Istanbulkart integration was accepted unanimously.