Mahmutbey-Mecidiyekoy Metro: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor (IMM) Kadir Topbas, Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy said about the subway project.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor (IMM) Kadir Topbaş said, “When these lines come into operation, the distance between Mahmutbey and Mecidiyeköy will decrease to 26 minutes, Kağıthane-Mecidiyeköy will be 4,5, Ümraniye-Kağıthane 39 and Kağıthane-Üsküdar will be 26 minutes”.
Speaking at the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro construction, Topbaş said in his speech that they have made 11 quadrillion investments in the city for 68 years and 55 percent of the investment budget is related to transportation.
”THIS IS THE ONLY MUNICIPALITY THAT MAKES INTENSIVE METHODS“
Stating that they are the only municipality that makes such a metro subway in the world and they want a system that can reach every point of Istanbul, Topbaş said, “We are at the Yenimahalle point of the 18-kilometer Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey line. This line will be at the service of Istanbul residents in the next period, "he said.
Stating that they have a 45-kilometer rail system, including the tram on Istiklal Avenue when they come to office, Topbaş said, “There is a 142-kilometer system to be built by our Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication. We have about 70 kilometers of subway work. Currently, we are continuing the construction of 110 kilometers of rail system. When we arrive at 109, how will someone say 2019 kilometers, I hope we will come to Istanbul with 400 kilometers, ”he said.
“WE WILL SERVE 70 THOUSANDS PER HOUR”
Stating that people from 6 districts and 18 stations from the subway line will be integrated with the line in Taksim, starting from Mahmutbey, Topbaş said, “The new tender preparation has been announced. KabataşWhen combined with the metro that will come from Istanbul, our people from Mahmutbey, Bağcılar direction, Gaziosmanpaşa and Esenler can easily Kabataşwill reach. Kabataş we are thinking of connecting beyond to Şişhane subway. Currently there are 5 stations working on this line. Hundreds of our friends are working 24 hours here. ”
“MODERNITY IS ADVANCED”
Noting that the metro will serve 70 thousand people in one direction per hour, Topbas continued:
“When these lines are activated, the distance between Mahmutbey and Mecidiyeköy goes down to 26 minutes. Kağıhane-Mecidiyeköy 4,5, Ümraniye-Kağıthane 39, Kağıthane-Üsküdar will be 26 minutes. So there will be a serious movement underground. This is modernity, this is sophistication. We are proud to bring them to our city. We said 'Metro Everywhere, Metro Everywhere'. Hopefully we will not be embarrassed in this promise. Someone can wait so that they do not reach the given goals. But our work reaches the point that will not embarrass us. Then Beşiktaş, starting from Şişli, Kabataş it will be. Kağıthane, Eyüp, Gaziosmanpaşa, Esenler, Bağcılar, will continue as Gaziosmanpaşa line. On the other hand, when we come to Mahmutbey, we will extend it to Bahçeşehir. We also activate the Bahçeşehir line. There is a very serious demand in Bahçeşehir. By extending this line, people living in Bahçeşehir can also easily Kabataşwill be able to access. "
KadıköyPointing out that the Eagle Metro is reaching Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Topbaş said,Kadıköy32 minutes between Eagle. I hope Üsküdar Çekmeköy is being finished. ”