Kadıköy-Kartal metro 1 million passengers in 41 year

Kadıköy1 million passengers a year in the Eagle subway: M41 Kadıköy- According to the survey conducted with the participation of passengers traveling in Kartal Metro, the line received full points from its passengers.

Originally planned as Harem-Tuzla light rail system (LRT) but later integrated with the Marmaray project, M4 was designed as a metro line. Kadıköy- The groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartal subway was held on January 29, 2005 and the opening ceremony was held on August 17, 2012. The M5 metro, which Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality built and commissioned to ease traffic density and urban transportation on the Anatolian Side E-4 highway axis, serves an average of 17 thousand passengers a day as of August 110, when it is one year old. M4 is the first metro line on the Anatolian side, scored many firsts in Turkey at the same time embarked on another. M16 line consists of 4 stations, it carries the distinction of being Turkey's longest metro line with a length of 21.7 kilometers available. The M26.5 line, which will increase to 4 km when the ongoing Kartal-Kaynarca extension is completed, will preserve this title by far. Again with the capacity of 70 thousand passengers per hour per direction Kadıköy-Kartal Metro is currently the highest-capacity transportation system in Turkey. Another first line of the M4, goa2 level of automation and Turkey's first driverless metro is the automatic mode. 144 metro vehicles; The in-vehicle dynamic passenger information system has many latest technological applications such as energy-saving driving mode. Celtrac CBTC signal system, which is the latest automation technology in urban rail systems, ensures that trains arrive at stations at the scheduled time by optimizing the train speed and waiting times at the stations in case of any delay.

The M4 line, which has completed its first year, has carried 41 more than a million passengers to date. The line, which has a steady increase in the number of passengers since its inauguration, has been able to attract more and more passengers each day with the optimization works carried out by the municipality and the new feed lines entering the service.


With the completion of the Marmaray and Yenikapı-Şişhane and Aksaray-Yenikapı extension lines, which have recently started test drives, the journey times for a passenger taking the metro from Kartal will be as follows:


Kadıköyto: 32 minutes

To Üsküdar: 35 minutes

To Yenikapı: 47 minutes

To Taksim: 55 minutes

To Bus Station: 66 minutes

To Hacıosman: 79 minutes

To the airport: 79 minutes

To Atatürk Olympic Stadium: 89 minutes


With the planned opening of the Ayrılıkçeşme transfer station on the 29 October 2013, the trip demand on the M4 line is expected to increase in the short term. Thanks to Marmaray, which has a passenger capacity of 75 per passenger per hour, it is estimated that a significant portion of the two continent passengers exceeding 1 million per day will start using rail systems, thus increasing the number of passengers on the M4 line.

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