The heart of transportation will be Marmaray: The rail systems planned to be constructed after the project that will reduce the Kazımçeşme - Söğütlüçeşme interval to 20 minutes will be the new alternative to the traffic problem of Istanbul residents.
Marmaray will connect Asia with Asia and the transportation network of Istanbul will be re-shaped. After the project, which will reduce the distance between Kazlıçeşme-Söğütlüçeşme to 20 minutes, rail systems will be no alternative for Istanbulans who are tired of traffic.
The biggest problem of traffic in Istanbul is the mega city where millions live. In most modern cities of the world, most important vehicles preferred by metropolitan residents except for individual transportation are undoubtedly rail systems.
The metro and train systems, which reduce the distances of tens of kilometers to minutes, will be without alternatives for Istanbulites in the coming years. When will the rail system to be completed by the whole city? How many minutes will Istanbul be able to travel between major centers without getting off the metro? When will the important centers of the city meet with the metro? Milliyet looked for answers to these questions.
The turning point for Istanbul is undoubtedly 29 October 2013. This is the date that the maritime passage part of Marmaray will be put into service. The project will go from Kazlıçeşme and Söğütlüçeşme to 20 minutes. The length of this segment will be the 13,5 mileage. The train will continue along Yenikapı and Sirkeci which are the new underground stations, will pass under the Bosphorus and proceed from Üsküdar, which is another new underground station, to surface in Ayrılıkçeşme again and reach Söğütlüçeşme.
On the European side Halkalı The project will connect the Gebze districts on the Asian side with an uninterrupted and high capacity suburban rail system and the surface part of the project will be put into service in 2016. On both sides of the Bosphorus, Halkalı- The existing 2 line will be completely removed in the suburban rehabilitation section between Kazlıçeşme and Söğütlüçeşme-Gebze and a surface rail network with high speed train and suburban trains with 3 lines can be installed.
The network will be approximately 19 km in Europe and 44 km in Asia. 63 in Istanbul from Gebze to Marmaray after 2016 minutes Halkalıcan reach. Marmaray will play a key role in the spread of Istanbul rail systems to the city. On the European side, Yenikapı and Üsküdar stations will be the stations at the center of both metro and ferry connections.
Bosphorus cable car
With the completion of the Şişhane-Yenikapı metro bridge construction on the Golden Horn, it will be possible to reach Yenikapı from Taksim in approximately 10 minutes. Next year, Istanbul will take the rail bridge from Yenikapı with the transition bridge to be completed and it will be able to reach Hacıosman in minutes with the transfer to Taksim. Istanbuls will be able to use the ropeway alternative in the 30 except for Marmaray and bridges for the straits.
The 10 will take place on the 22 kilometer to the other side of the Bosphorus with the Mecidiyeköy-Çamlıca cable car line.
Bosphorus crossing 1,95 lira
President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Erdoğan and some foreign statesmen are expected to attend the opening ceremony to be held at the entrance of Üsküdar of Marmaray, which was started by Sultan Abdülmecid in 1860. Last days before the opening, the last preparations in the stations are made. Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Train Line, as well as Istanbul Metro will be connected to Marmaray'da ticket prices will be around 2004 pounds. Istanbulkart, Marmaray will also pass.
Year year subway lines
Metro investments will reach almost every point of the city in the coming years.
Kartal-Kaynarca metro line. Length: 4,5 km Travel time: 8 minutes
Uskudar-Sancaktepe metro line. Length: 20 km Travel time: 26 minutes
Levent-Rumeli Hisarustu metro line. Length: 3,3 km Travel time: 6 minutes
Mecidiyeköy-Çamlıca cable car line. Length: 10 km Travel time: 22 minutes
Halkalı-Gebze Marmaray surface metro. Length: 63 km Travel time: 115 minutes
Bakırköy İDO-Bağcılar Kirazlı Subway Line Length: 9 km Travel time: 13,5 minutes
Bakırköy-Büyükçekmece Tüyap metro line. Length: 25 km Travel time: 38 minutes
Sabiha Gokcen Airport-Pendik Metro Line. Length: 9 km Travel time: 13,5 minutes
Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line. Length: 18 km Travel time: 27 minutes
Kaynarca-Tuzla Shipyard metro line. Length: 3,5 km Travel time: 6 minutes
Yenikapı-İncirli metro line. Length: 7 km Travel time: 10,5 minutes
Basaksehir-Kayasehir-Olympic tram line. Length. 15 km Travel time: 45 minutes
Başakşehir-Kayaşehir metro line. Length: 3 km Travel time: 4,5 minutes
Çekmeköy-Taşdelen metro line. Length: 5,2 km. Travel time: 8 minutes
Halkalı-Arnavutköy-3. Airport rail system line. Length: 33 km Travel time: 33 minutes
Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy metro line. Length: 6,5 km. Travel time: 6 minutes
Dudullu-Kayışdağı-İçerenköy-Bostancı metro line. Length: 13,4 km. Travel time: 21 minutes
Bağcılar (Kirazlı) -Küçükçekmece (Halkalı) subway line. Length: 9,4 km Travel time: 14 minutes
Announce the Bosphorus Bridge from Marmaray!
The opening of Marmaray, which will bring together the Anatolian side and the European side with the sea rails, was announced with special lighting at the Bosphorus Bridge. Dı 29 Ekim Marmaray Opens dı with special lights on the bridge.
Source : gundem.milliyet.com.t is