Kartal Kadıköy Test Drive of Metro Line Has Been Held

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📩 07/10/2021 09:20

Kartal Kadıköy The test drive of the metro line took place. With the metro line, which is planned to be put into service in February 2012, underground transportation service to the Anatolian Side of Istanbul will have started for the first time in the history of the republic.

Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş, designed to withstand 9 earthquakes and has a daily carrying capacity of 1,5 million passengers. Kadıköy Test drive on the subway line.

Arriving at Kartal Station, Topbaş took the metro on foot, which was designed specifically for the visually impaired citizens. Subway, Eagle Kadıköy Topbaş, who made the test drive of the metro line on 11.11.2011 at 11.11, which is a special date for today, posed for journalists in the seat of the vatman.

After the journey is completed Kadıköy Topbaş, who came to the station, said in a statement here, Kadıköy He said that they started the test drive of the Kartal metro line, the system was designed to be resistant to an earthquake of 9 intensity, this line could carry 1.5 million passengers per day.

Stating that this line is very important especially for the Anatolian side and the line will be exceeded in a short time like 29 minutes, Topbaş said, “Our citizens coming from Kartal to Ayrılıkçeşme Station will be able to pass to Marmaray and other stations on the European side. KadıköyHe will be able to reach the desired point of Istanbul by sea transportation. ”


Explaining that the total amount of investments they will make in Istanbul will be 44 billion TL by the end of this year, half of this figure is spent on transportation.

Stating that thousands of people are carrying out these works 40 meters below the ground, day and night, Topbaş said, “Istanbul residents will feel and see these works much better soon. We increased the existing 44,1 km rail system to 82 km in Istanbul, and in 2014 this figure will reach 230 km. In 2014, 4 million 950 thousand people will be using our rail systems per day. ”


The total length is 22 kilometers KadıköyStating that the cost of the Kartal metro line is 1,6 billion dollars, Topbaş said that they will extend this line by another 4,5 kilometers until Pendik-Kaynarca, and the total expenditure made with the commissioning of this line will reach 3 quadrillion 225 billion liras.

Üsküdar-Ümraniye Tepe Sub-Sahin-Çekmeköy direction of the tender they do the metro, 38 this line is planned to be completed within a period of one month indicating that the Topbas, this line will be reduced to reduce the serious traffic density in this direction, he said.

Kadir Topbaş, on the other hand, said that by the end of 2013, they will make all the buses in Istanbul comfortable, and they will offer about 3 thousand new buses to the city.

Expressing that they want to develop the subways as a system, with this system, citizens will no longer prefer to buy their individual vehicle. In February 2012, this line will begin to carry passengers. Wagons in this line have a system that can be used without a machinist. One person, looking at the screen, will be able to place the wagons in the garage. ”


With a length of about 22 kilometers Kadıköy- There are a total of 16 stations on the Kartal metro line. Record tunnel excavations were made in the city, which is the fastest tunnel in the world, even up to 150 meters per day.

Electromechanical and fine work started at 15 station. The installation of the rail between Kozyatağı and Kartal was completed. The 48,572 meter rail continues to be assembled per day.

The number of wagons provided for the line was increased from 120 to 144 due to the extension of the line to Kaynarca. In the shipping process that started in January, 16 wagons have come to the field so far. In the subway, a total of 4 passengers can be carried in the 1084-train series, and a total of 8 passengers in the 2-train series.

All vehicles are manufactured in accordance with the driver-free operation. In this way, operations such as parking at night, the repair-maintenance workshop, such as operations, the control center will be made by an operator and without driver. This will give the business economy and flexibility.

There are intermediate passageways between the wagons. It will be possible to distribute passengers homogeneously in a train consisting of 4 wagons. All cars have heating, cooling and ventilation.

For passenger safety, inside and outside the vehicle will be monitored with a closed circuit camera system. Outside the vehicle, there will be digital indicators showing which direction it is going. In the wagon, there will be a "Dynamic Roadmap" on the doors above, which shows passengers to which station, which stations they left behind, and on-line information received from the line with different lights. In addition, transfer points to other transportation systems will be shown on this road map.

Each vehicle will have 8 passenger information screen (LCD screen) to inform passengers and use them for advertising purposes.

Active communication between passengers and the mechanic will be possible. For a comfortable ride, there will be fire isolators with vibration and sound insulation. Kadıköy- When the Kartal metro line is completed (and other ongoing lines such as Marmaray, Yenikapı-Hacıosman, Otogar-Bağcılar-İkitelli lines are completed) journey times for a passenger who takes the metro from Kartal; Kadıköy It will be 29 minutes, Üsküdar 35 minutes, Yenikapı 47 minutes, Taksim 55 minutes, Bus Station 66 minutes, Hacıosman 79 minutes, Airport 79 minutes, Olympic Stadium 89 minutes.

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