Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey to 27 minutes to go: Mecidiyeköy Mahmutbey subway line, the foundation, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was attended by a ceremony. Prime Minister Erdogan, who spoke at the ceremony, said the results of their investments in Istanbul.
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Erdoğan said, “We have reached the rail system length of only 2004 kilometers in 45 to 141 kilometers today. We opened the worldwide project like Marmaray. We also continue the work of the two-storey tube transition project under the Bosphorus. The length of the subway lines, which are under construction in Istanbul, with the line that we will lay the foundation today, has reached 110 kilometers. ” Stating that the 18 km long Mecidiyeköy-Kağıthane-Alibeyköy-Mahmutbey metro line is not the end of the metro chain in Istanbul, Prime Minister Erdoğan said, “This line will be integrated with the existing metro station in Mecidiyeköy. This metro line was later established by Beşiktaş and KabataşWe will provide uninterrupted transportation between all busy areas in terms of business and housing settlement. With the commissioning of this line, which can be used by 1 million people a day, the travel time between Mecidiyeköy and Mahmutbey will decrease to 27 minutes. A citizen who gets on the metro from Mahmutbey will be able to reach Yenikapı in 39 minutes, Üsküdar in 48 minutes and Sabiha Gökçen Airport in 95 minutes, ”he said. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, stated that they aim to reach the rail system line length to 2019 kilometers by the end of 400.