Marmaray has carried 9 times the population of the country and 9,2 times that of Istanbul in 49,5 years

Marmaray Carries the Country's Population to Istanbul in the Year
Marmaray has carried 9 times the population of the country and 9,2 times that of Istanbul in 49,5 years

“With Marmaray, not only urban passenger transportation, but also mainline and freight transportation became uninterrupted. High-speed trains pass through Marmaray. HalkalıWhile reaching up to .

According to the information received from the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Marmaray, which connects the Asian and European sides under the sea, has carried nearly 9 million passengers in the 784 years since it was put into service.

It has been 29 years since Marmaray, dreamed of by Sultan Abdülmecid, was put into service on October 2013, 9 with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and many foreign statesmen.

Marmaray, the railway project designed according to the needs with its high capacity, which does not pollute the environment by using electrical energy, has been designed to maintain the healthy urban life of Istanbul, to offer a modern urban life and urban transportation opportunities to the citizens, and to preserve the natural historical features of the city. .

Marmaray, which was put into service in the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic and called the "Project of the Century" with its 153-year history, hosts firsts in the world in terms of its technological infrastructure, economic size, momentum it has brought to railway transportation and many other innovations.

Carrying nearly 9 million passengers in the 784-year period, Marmaray united the continents at 5,5 stops for 5 years, and as of March 12, 2019, President Erdoğan attended a ceremony in Gebze.Halkalı started to serve at 43 stops on the line.

It carried 9,2 times the country's population and 49,5 times that of Istanbul.

Haydarpasa-Gebze and Sirkeci-Halkalı The line, which was implemented by improving the suburban lines and connecting them with the Marmaray Tunnel, is located in Gebze-Halkalı makes it possible to reach between 108 minutes.

According to the information received from the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Marmaray, which has the deepest immersed tube tunnel in the world, has carried 9 times the total population of Turkey and 9,2 times the megacity of Istanbul in the 49,5 years that have passed.

Marmaray, which has been used by nearly 9 million passengers in the past 784 years, carried 2022 million passengers in 160.

Marmaray has started to serve with additional flights on the nights connecting Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday since 27 August.

The highest number of passengers was reached on 653 October with 6 thousand people.

In Marmaray management, there is a fleet of 34 wagons in a total of 10 train sets, 20 of which are with 5 wagons and 54 with 440 wagons. A total passenger capacity of 10 thousand 3 is offered, with a passenger capacity of 56 thousand 5 in the trains with 1.637 wagons and 287 in the trains with 877 wagons, with 72 daily trips.

Thanks to Marmaray Halkalı- Train operation is carried out with 148 trains between Gebze at 15-minute intervals and between Pendik-Ataköy at 139-minute intervals with 15 trains.

While the highest number of passengers carried on Marmaray was 6 thousand 652 people on October 523, the number of daily passengers is increasing and continues to be 600 thousand on average.

Providing service with 43 stations in total, Yenikapı, Üsküdar and Sirkeci are among the busiest stops of Marmaray. 55,39 percent of the passengers use it on the Asian side and 44,61 percent on the Anatolian side.

It also uses high-speed trains and international freight trains.

Marmaray, Gebze, Pendik, Bostancı, Söğütlüçeşme, Bakırköy and Halkalı High-speed train (YHT) and mainline trains are served at the stations. Thanks to this line, not only urban passenger transportation, but also mainline and freight transportation became uninterrupted.

High-speed trains pass through Marmaray. HalkalıWhile reaching up to , freight trains pass through at night.

The Marmaray Bosphorus Tube Crossing, as the golden ring of the Middle Corridor, enabled uninterrupted rail transport between continents. The first international freight train, which completed the China-Turkey track in 12 days and the total track between China and Prague in 18 days, went down in history as the first freight train that went from China to Europe via the Iron Silk Road and reached Europe using the Marmaray.

Marmaray also broke new ground in domestic freight transportation. On May 8, 2020, the freight train carrying plastic raw materials from Gaziantep to Çorlu passed through Marmaray and became the first domestic freight train to use this place.

While 2 freight trains have passed through Marmaray to date, 234 of these trains have moved to Europe and 1.175 to Asia, and most of them have carried export cargo.

With the uninterrupted transportation of cargo via the Derince-Tekirdağ ferry with Marmaray, intermediate handling and ferry costs have been eliminated, while competitive transportation tariffs have been created in terms of both time and cost.

 

Günceleme: 29/10/2022 11:55

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