Kagithane-Istanbul Airport Metro line was put into service with the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that they have brought the Kağıthane-Eyüp-Istanbul Airport Metro, which they describe as the project of the 'firsts' and 'most's, to Istanbul, and that they will continue their work and service feasts in 20, as they did in the last 2023 years.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu spoke at the opening of the Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport Metro line. Stating that 2023 will be a year worthy of the 100th anniversary of the Republic and the Century of Turkey, where they have completed and put into service very important projects, Karaismailoğlu said that until today, under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, there are works of art both in Istanbul and all over Turkey. and said they were storming the service. Karaismailoğlu said, “We will continue this determination in 2023 and will decisively complete the infrastructure of all services that will put our country among the world's largest economies. As a ministry that works with 5 thousand colleagues at 700 thousand construction sites and service points in every corner of our country to carry our nation to a bright future, we pave the way for the future of Turkey with our projects. We are paving the way for Turkey's prosperity," he said.
WE MADE A STRONG START TO THE NEW CENTURY OF OUR REPUBLIC
Underlining that they made a strong start to the new century of the Republic, Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows:
“We are bringing the Kağıthane-Eyüp-Istanbul Airport Metro, which we define as the project of the 'firsts' and the 'most's, which is a unique work of our engineering, to Istanbul. We are bringing together a giant piece of work and a magnificent service with Istanbul. We improve the quality of life of Istanbul residents. Our 34-kilometer-long metro line has the capacity to serve 800 thousand passengers per day. Our metro line; Thanks to the integration of the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line, which we completed and brought to Istanbul in 2019 under your leadership, at the Kağıthane station, it becomes possible to reach all rail systems directly, safely, quickly and economically. Thanks to our line, to Istanbul Airport, the world's largest and most important global transfer center; It can be reached in 24 minutes from Kağıthane, 12 minutes from Göktürk, 45 minutes from Esenler, 38 minutes from Taksim, 28 minutes from Zincirlikuyu and 4 minutes from 35th Levent. Access to our country's door to the world has become easy and comfortable in such a short time. Providing this comfort, realizing one of the most valuable projects of Turkey and Istanbul, has been blessed by the AK Party staff who work with the love of serving their nation, as in the last 20 years.”
THE LONGEST METRO OF TURKEY TO BE TENDERED AND BUILT IN ONE TIME
Stating that the line, which is a unique project in terms of engineering and design, is a magnificent work that will serve the nation, the environment and the country's economy with the contributions it will make to the whole of Turkey, especially to Istanbul, Minister of Transport Karaismailoğlu said, “It will inspire new breakthroughs both in our country and in the world. We are inaugurating Turkey's longest metro, which was tendered and built in one go. In order for our line to be put into service as soon as possible, we used 10 tunnel boring machines simultaneously in a metro project for the first time in the world. 24 thousand of our colleagues worked in the construction of the metro line. We broke excavation records with 65,5 meters per day. Turkey's fastest metro vehicles with a speed of 120 kilometers per hour will also be used on this line.
WE HAVE ENTERED A NEW ERA IN METRO CONSTRUCTION
Underlining that the signaling system, which was developed with domestic and national facilities for the first time, with the support of the Ministry and cooperation with Aselsan TÜBİTAK, is also used in this metro line, Karaismailoğlu emphasized that a new era has been entered in metro constructions with the experiences gained here. “Now, from the construction phase of our metro lines to the electrification and signaling phase, every process is the product of our own engineering; We are completing it locally and nationally,” Karaismailoğlu said, adding that they have commissioned the new train sets with the first domestic metro vehicle engine here. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu said, “From now on, we will complete our other metro investments in Istanbul and increase Istanbul's rail system network, which is 284,3 kilometers, to 380,2 kilometers. As in the last 20 years, our art and service feasts will continue in 2023. We say don't stop, keep going," he said.
Günceleme: 23/01/2023 11:39