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A metro without metro: Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy-Kabataş For the metro, train sets that can work without a batch will be purchased. Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy- which is under construction by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.Kabataş For the metro, train sets that can operate without a lift will be purchased.


According to the information received by the AA correspondent, Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy- will be 22 stations and 25 kilometers long.Kabataş Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality will bid on August 300 for the purchase of a train set with 15 cars for its metro.

According to the tender specifications, trains will be equipped with the so-called “on-train control system” technology. In this way, the trains will be able to operate without being the driver, commanded from a center.


Thanks to this system, trains will come from the warehouse to the stations, open the doors automatically and take passengers.

The trains will have technological features such as emergency braking, stopping at the nearest station, opening doors and switching on fire systems. Thanks to this technology, which allows the trains to be managed from a control center, all interventions can be made instantly.

According to the specification, the train sets will speed up to 90 kilometers. At least 30 year life expectancy of the train sets, 10 year warranty and fire-resistant material will be made.


The longest driverless subway system is located in Dubai with 80 kilometers. Canada is followed by Canada with 68 kilometers and Singapore with 61 kilometers. France is also among the countries where driverless metro lines are most common.

Mahmutbey-Kabataş Vatmansız with the commissioning of the railway line in Turkey will be among the few countries that use this technology.

  • The first phase of the subway will end in 2018

Mahmutbey-Kabataş The Metro is planned to be completed in two stages.

In the first stage, the foundation was laid on May 21 and consists of 4 stations. Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy line will be completed. This line is planned to be put into operation in mid 2018.

The construction of the second stage of the subway, consisting of 18 stations, of the Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy line started in 2014. This line is expected to be put into service as soon as possible after the first stage,

When the metro works are completed, the journey time between Mahmutbey and Mecidiyeköy is 26 minutes, Mecidiyeköy-Kabataş will be between 9 minutes.



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