Istanbul 2023 Vision: Rail Systems

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Istanbul will have a rail system network of 2023 km in 641. The share of the rail system in public transportation will be increased to 72.7 percent, while the share of rubber wheel systems will decrease to 26.5 percent.
Istanbul, which has an important place in the world agenda, is constantly changing and developing. Gross Domestic Product the 27 percent, 38 percent of the national industrial production, 50 per cent of the national services sectors, 40 and Turkey commerce percent of national tax revenues to meet alone the 60 percent Istanbul, 13.1 million people in Europe A city larger than 23 countries of Turkey. A size such as 23 million daily passengers and 1.1 million Asian-European crossings bring new needs to the agenda every moment. Increasing population and growing economy require the introduction of new modes of transport. The biggest task here falls on the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), which is managed with a budget of 11 billion 450 million dollars. Transportation Inc. As a company that realizes infrastructure and superstructure investments, it carries out the works of IMM in the field of transportation.

The IMM Assembly prepared the 1 / 100.000 environmental plan, which was unanimously accepted. In order to determine the future transportation strategies of Istanbul, the Urban Transportation Master Plan was created with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The lion's share in this master plan is in rail systems. In 2004, the share of highways in transportation was 87.7 percent, while rail systems had 8.6 percent and seaways had 3.7 percent. With the investments made in 2011, the share of the highway was 83.7 percent, the rail systems 13 percent and the seaway 3.3 percent. The target for 2014 is to reduce the share of highways to 66.7 percent, and to increase the share of rail systems to 31.1 percent. The share of maritime transport will be 2.2 percent.


Istanbul had a 2004 km rail system before 45. Street tram, light metro and Taksim-2004 before 4 in Istanbul. There was the Levent metro. There was also a 72 km suburban line. After 2004, the 57.6 km rail system was put into service. Taksim-4.Levent Line increased to Taksim-Hacıosman.

Topkapı-Sultançiftliği and Bağcılar-Zeytinburnu tram lines were included in the system. Currently, the construction of the 52.5 km metro line continues in Istanbul. Transportation Inc. As the target of 2023, to have a rail system network of 641 km, 943 metro vehicles, 120 tram vehicles, 46 monorail vehicles, 148 electric train sets, to increase the share of the rail system in public transportation to 72.7 percent, and to increase the share of rubber tire systems to 26.5 percent. e has determined the downgrade.


The entire rail system line will be constructed as an underground tunnel. The movement of the trains in the route and storage area will be done without driver. The line will consist of 17 mileage and 16 station, storage area and 2 bin 750 meter connection tunnels connected to the warehouse. Even the 126 wagon will serve. Total railway construction will be 43 bin 100 m. After the completion of the Metro, Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe will be landing in 24 minutes.


All construction and electrification activities have been completed. Tests of some systems that do not affect the trial and trial operations continue. It is planned to become operational in mid-July 2012. By opening the line Kadıköy - It will take 33 minutes between Kartal. There will even be a total of 16 stations. The length of the line is 22 km. The line, with a total cost of $ 1.6 billion, will operate 144 vehicles in the first place. It is planned to increase the line to 26.5 with the addition of Yakacık-Pendik-Kaynarca stations.


It is a project that was tendered in 1998 and its foundations were laid, but still continues. The foundation piles of the Haliç Metro Crossing Bridge were made. At the moment, the assembly of its feet on the water continues. After the completion of these pillars, the suspension bridge parts suspended from the tower pillars will be mounted. It is planned to finish the steel parts towards the end of the year. The goal is to bring the Taksim-Hacıosman Line to Yenikapı. In addition, there is a target of transferring passengers to the Yenikapı Marmaray Line.


The length of the line is 21.7 km and the number of stations is 15. The initial fleet volume of the line is 80 vehicles. The 4.6 km bus terminal-Bağcılar section of the project will be put into operation at the end of May 2013. Currently, the diaphragm roof of the Bağcılar station is finished. It will be a 5-storey station. The basic quota will be reduced at the end of August, with 1 floor per month.


The length of the line will be 25 km. It is a project transferred to the Ministry of Transport by the decision of the Council of Ministers. After this 1.5 billion dollar project is made by the Ministry of Transport, it will transfer its operation to IMM. But the protocol has not been completed yet. Number of Stations is 19 and the initial fleet volume is 120 vehicles.


24,5 km of line is planned to be tendered in the form of Build-Operate-Transfer or public-private partnership. While this project was in the DPT program as an investment with foreign credit, IMM applied to YPK and asked for permission to make tenders with the build-operate-transfer model. A decision is currently expected from the Ministry of Treasury and Development. After the Ministry presents it to YPK, IMM is waiting for permission from YPK. This model will be included in the IMM system for the first time. The number of stations will be 18, and the initial fleet volume of the line is 136 vehicles.


The 9 km line will be a branch of Bağcılar-İkitelli Metro. This line, which will descend from Kirazlı to Bakırköy Coast, will have a joint station in İncirli with the light metro line and the Yenikapı-İncirli Line. In addition, with the completion of the Bakırköy-Beylikdüzü Line, 4 main lines will have a structure that will transfer passengers to each other. In the last quarter of 2012, the Ministry of Transport is expected to tender the line. The tender of this line is expected to be transferred to IMM.

3.9 km Şişhane-Yenikapı Metro Line and 0.7 km Aksaray-Yenikapı Metro Line are other lines under construction. 7 km Yenikapı-Bakırköy Metro Line and 14 km Dudullu-Bostancı Metro Line are other projects at the tender stage. In addition, 47.8 Havaray Systems with a total length of 8 km are in the study phase. The 3rd Bosphorus Bridge will be built as 2 floors so that rail systems can pass through.

📩 28/02/2023 07:59

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