3 New Metro Lines Coming to Ankara! Signatures Taken

New Metro Line Coming to Ankara Signatures Have Been Made
3 New Metro Lines Coming to Ankara! Signatures Taken

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality signed the contracts for the project construction services of 3 new metro lines. Speaking at the signing ceremony, ABB President Mansur Yavaş expressed that public transportation is indispensable for urbanization and wished that the projects would be beneficial for Ankara.

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality continues to implement projects that will expand the rail system network in the Capital.

ABB, which took action to bring new metro lines to the capital, "Koru- Yaşamkent and Koru Bağlıca Rail System Extension Lines of the M2 Line", "Martyrs-Forum Rail System Extension Line of the M4 Line" and "M5 Line Kızılay-Dikmen Rail System Line and Kuğulu Park- He signed a contract with Turkish Engineering Consultancy and Contracting (TÜMAŞ) and ARUP, which won the tenders held in August for the construction services of the Atakule-Turan Solar Funicular Line.


To the contract signing ceremony held at the Presidency; ABB President Mansur Yavaş, EGO General Manager Nihat Alkaş, TÜMAŞ Board Member Deniz Heperler and ARUP General Manager Serdar Karahasanoğlu attended.

In his speech at the signing ceremony, Yavaş emphasized the importance of public transportation in terms of urbanization and said:

“The problem in Ankara is this; When we arrived, there was no ready-made project. We will start after the approval of the ministry for the Dikimevi-Natoyolu line, the project of which we have completed. We set 12 months for the projects of these new lines. The number of vehicles is increasing. In terms of urbanization, public transportation is indispensable. Everything is done for money, not for profit. I hope those who come after us will pray a lot for us because of these projects... I wish them luck. I wish success to all of you, to all of us at the same time…”


EGO General Manager Nihat Alkaş, who gave detailed information about the lines to be built, said, "Ankaray line, 7,4 kilometers long, one of which is being completed by our municipality, is approved by the Ministry. The tender for the construction will be made immediately. We have reached the signing phase of the project works regarding 26 lines of 3 kilometers in total.”

TPF GETİNSA-TÜMAŞ Partnership officials, who won the M2 Çayyolu and M4 Keçiören Extension Lines Project tenders, won the ARUP and M5 Line Kızılay-Dikmen Rail System Line and Kuğulu Park-Atakule-Turan Solar Funicular Line project tenders, shared their thoughts on the subject with the following words:

-ARUP General Manager Serdar Karahasanoğlu: “Good luck for Ankara. We were very enthusiastic and thankfully we won. We want to serve Ankara in the best way possible. We'll review it again until we get to the trip numbers. Since the lines we have undertaken are the continuation of the existing lines, we will not be able to make too many changes. As we said, we will complete all the projects and make them ready within 12 months. We think there will be no problems.”

Deniz Heperler, Member of the Board of Directors of TÜMAŞ: “As Ankara residents, we will be honored to serve Ankara and we think that we will complete it in the specified time by showing a very good performance. We are aware and aware of how critical time is and how important it is to deliver a successful project in this time frame. Since ours is a new line, maybe we will need a little more time regarding the route. However, we are confident that we can finish it in 12 months. Thank you very much again.”


Thanks to the extension of the M2015 Kızılay-Çayyolu line, which is included in the Ankara Urban Transportation Master Plan (with the target of 2014) and put into operation in 2, to Yaşamkent and Bağlıca on the western axis of the city, both bus transfers and vehicle traffic will decrease, while providing more comfortable transportation to passengers, while saving time. will be saved.

With the realization of the project, the line will be divided into two after the existing Koru Station and the common station that will serve the Koru-Yaşamkent and Koru-Bağlıca fishbone lines. The Koru-Bağlıca line will also serve the university and Bağlıca region on the route. The line is planned to consist of 7,72 kilometers and 5 stations.


Within the scope of the project to extend the Keçiören Metro, the Martyrs-Forum line, which is included in the 'Transportation Master Plan' projections (Gazino-Forum), will be extended to the Forum area, where the warehouse area will be located, starting from the Martyrs, the last station of the Keçiören line operated in the north of the city. The line, which will serve the Sanatorium Hospital, Ufuktepe and Ovacık regions on this axis, will facilitate uninterrupted transportation on the North-South axis as a whole, with the project of extending the existing M4 line to Dikmen. The project will consist of 4 stations and 5,5 kilometers.

The Kızılay-Dikmen Rail System Line, planned as the M5 Line, is planned to cover the part of the existing Keçiören Line that extends to Dikmen in the south, and consists of 13 kilometers and 10 stations.

In addition, the Kuğulu Park-Atakule-Turan Solar Funicular line, which will transfer to the Kuğulu Park Station of the metro, will consist of 3 km and 3 stations.

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