All possibilities were taken into consideration in Marmaray: IMM President Topbaş, who met with Japanese Prime Minister Abe before the opening of MARMARAY, regarding the safety of Marmaray, “All possibilities were taken into consideration with every seriousness. It was prepared by considering all possibilities, test drives are very successful, ”he said.
Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Çırağan Palace before the opening ceremony of Marmaray to be held tomorrow. Prior to the meeting, which was closed to the press, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, "I will be pleased to attend the opening ceremony of Marmaray, which unites Asia and Europe tomorrow." IMM President Topbaş welcomed the Japanese Prime Minister, "From the easternmost point of the Silk Road to the west, to the city where the continents meet, to Istanbul."
(MARMARAY) PREPARED WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS
Answering the questions of journalists after the meeting, which lasted about 30 minutes, Topbaş responded to the allegations that accidents were experienced during the deviation and test drive in Marmaray. Stating that Marmaray was built with a very advanced technology, Topbaş said, “Since it was the last project of the period, all sensitivities were put on it. A 60 km system that passes 12,5 meters under the Bosphorus was realized with Japanese technology. All possibilities were taken into consideration with every seriousness. It was prepared by considering all possibilities, test drives are very successful, ”he said.
KARTAL TAKSIM 54 MINUTE
Stating that the test drives continue in the Golden Horn, Topbaş said, “These tests are tests that take into account all possible possibilities. All the problems have been fixed. It came to the attention that there is currently no problem. There is no problem, ”he said. Regarding the integration of the Golden Horn metro to Marmaray and its opening for use, Topbaş made the following explanations: “Our metro line with the Golden Horn pass, which we started test drives a few days ago, will be activated after the test runs are completed. This can also be reached in January. A person using the metro from Kartal will be in Taksim in 54 minutes ”Saying that they take into account the problems in urban transportation during the construction of the metro, Topbaş stated that the publics and advertisements in the press stated that they should be kept and they were ready to be questioned.
JAPAN A COUNTRY WITH IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGICAL PERSONALITY
Stating that the meeting was held at the request of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Topbaş underlined that Japanese technology has achieved successful projects in the world. Thanking the Japanese Prime Minister, Topbaş stated that they discussed the contribution of Japanese technology to Istanbul traffic at the meeting and said, "Japan is a country with a significant technological accumulation and systems to use advanced technology, which has been involved in bridge construction, Marmaray and other works." Stating that the Japanese Prime Minister came to Istanbul in 1983, Topbaş said, “I believe that they will appreciate the developments and differences in the intervening period. "I believe that the friendships between the two big countries will develop a process of sharing them technologically."
"WHEN THE SYSTEM IS COMPLETED, 150 THOUSAND PASSENGERS WILL BE CARRIED IN AN HOUR"
Kazlıçeşme Halkalı Regarding the project planned to be carried out between, Topbaş said: “The Ministry of State Railways and Transport gave a 2-year date for the rehabilitation of the rails. This strengthening, which will last for 2 years, will also include the system called urban suburb. This system, which will be activated as a light metro system in urban transportation, will make a significant contribution to the city. Don't worry about the suburbs we've seen in the past. It will have a system that we can almost call semi-subway. Topbaş said that they had difficulties in transportation after Kazlıçeşme. “We are trying to support the transportation after Kazlıçeşme with shutters. Around 40 buses will be activated in Kazlıçeşme. In 2 years, when the system is fully operational, 150 thousand passengers per hour can be transported on the east-west axis.