Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu made statements about the metro project in Gebze. Speaking at the metro stations site in Gebze City Square, Mayor Karaosmanoğlu said, “As cities grow, we see that population density increases. This causes an increase in transportation problems. Gebze's population has doubled in 15 years. As prosperity increases, every workplace, every house gets one more vehicle. The number of vehicles is constantly increasing. But the street sizes are the same. "We have been working for years to solve the transportation problem," he said. Mayor of Çayırova Şevki Demirci and Secretary General of Metropolitan Municipality İlhan Bayram also participated in the program.
TOTAL 32 MILESTONES
Karaosmanoğlu said, “We need to use underground now” and said “This also means metro. We start the Gebze metro in Darıca. We are integrating with Istanbul with the metro that will start from Darica beach. We will make a connection in Çayırova in the future. Gebze and Istanbul have a very close relationship. This line is 15.6 kilometers. The round trip will be a 32-kilometer line. There will be 12 stations. Transportation between Darıca, Gebze and OIZs will be provided in 19 minutes. The estimated budget is 2.5 Billion TL. Big job. I hope we will do this with our own budget. The project is 4 years and 4 months in total. We will take the metro in Gebze before 2023, that is, on the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic. "We want to make the tender at the beginning of 2018 and lay the foundation in the middle of that year," he said.
PRESIDENT REVIEWED TUNNEL
Then Darica ISU Tunnel Metropolitan Municipality President Ibrahim Karaosmanoglu, met with members of the protocol accompanied by the Metropolitan Municipality Secretary Ilhan Bayram. After the ISU Tunnel inspections, Darica Metro Central Station field inspection was started. It was stated that the diameter of Gebze Metro is 2 times more than the diameter of ISU Tunnel. Detailed information about Gebze Metro is as follows;
There will even be a total 12 station.
The length of the line is 15.6 km and has a total 32 kilometer line. 14,7km is tunnel (94%), 900 meter is level (6%)
The maintenance and repair area, which will respond to all kinds of maintenance and repair of the subway vehicles, and the vehicle depot and control and control center will be performed in the Pelitli area at the end of the line.
The stations are of 1 level, 3 tunnel and 8 open-close type, and the tops of the places where scissors will be constructed for operating requirements are evaluated as automatic car parks and offices.
The planned TCDD station will connect with other cities, especially Istanbul, via Marmaray and High Speed Train.
The journey that will start from Darica Beach Station, the first station, is 12. and in the last station OSB station, 19 is completed in a short time such as minutes.
2018 The metro line, which is planned to start a construction tender in March, is expected to be completed in a short time such as 52 month. A cost of approximately 2,5 billion TL is estimated for the construction of the metro line.