Marmaray carried 7 times the population of Istanbul: Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Yıldırım said that 23 million passengers have been transported in the two years since the opening of Marmaray on 2013 October 105.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, said in a statement, the world's most prestigious Turkey's Marmaray from the pupil of the project, stating that 2 years 105 million passengers move, said the daily average urban population so that transported passengers around one thousand 190 and 210 .
Stating that the number of passengers carried during the peak hours of the day is at 27 thousand levels, Yildirim said that Marmaray is a prestige project for Istanbul, one of the most important cities of the world, and also contributed significantly to the transportation problem of Istanbul.
Stating that a total of 105 million passengers have been transported so far, Yıldırım said, “55 million of this have been transported from Europe to Asia and approximately 50 million from Asia to Europe. Approximately 7 times the population of Istanbul, passengers traveled intercontinental by Marmaray. 333 train services were made a day, ”he said.
Opening today, indicating that the expedition carried out on mutual 212 280 thousand lightning, he said, this time in 2 888 thousand million kilometers of roads covered.