Otogar-Bağcılar-Başakşehir Olimpiyatköy Metro Line, which will contribute to the solution of Istanbul's traffic problem with speed, comfort and safe transportation, started to carry passengers. Citizens of Bağcılar welcomed the subway with applause.
Otogar-Bağcılar-Başakşehir-Olimpiyatköy Metro Line, which is one of the most important transportation systems implemented on the European Side of Istanbul, started to carry passengers. Thousands of citizens who came to the subway with the opening of the station in Bağcılar, excitedly examined the station and welcomed the subway train with applause. Bağcılar people, who made the first journey in the direction of Başakşehir, expressed their satisfaction with the commissioning of the metro.
3 thousand 27 people used the metro in the first 600 hours. On the other hand, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council unanimously accepted the Bus Station-Bağcılar-Başakşehir-Olimpiyatköy Metro with a 1 percent discount until 2013 November 50. decision Kadıköy-The discount period on Kartal Metro line was extended until the same date.
The 21.7 km metro line consists of Metrokent, Başak Houses, Siteler, Turgut Özal, İkitelli Sanayi, Olimpiyat, Ziya Gökalp Mahallesi, İstoç, Mahmutbey, Yeni Mahalle, Kirazlı, Bağcılar, Üçyüzlü, Menderes, Esenler Otogar stations. With the new metro line, which can carry 111 thousand passengers per hour, Istanbul residents will be able to reach Başakşehir from Esenler Bus Station in 30 minutes, and Başakşehir - Atatürk Airport in 50 minutes.
The modern metro line with escalators and lifts in each station consists of 16 stations. In fact, 180 trains suitable for 8-meter stations are used. On the other hand, each station is designed in different colors. Metrokent Yellow, Headquarters Light Yellow, Siteler Red, Turgut Özal Lila, İkitelli Sanayi Mor, Istoç Orange, Mahmutbey Dark Green, Yeni Mahalle Dark Purple, Kirazlı Bordo, Ziya Gökalp White, Olympic Station Blue color.