Minister of Transport and Infrastructure M. Cahit TurhanHalkalı Stating that they started trial driving on the suburban line, “Test drives will end until the end of this year. At the end of the year, we will complete our remaining productions and offer this project, service and railway to Istanbul residents. ” said.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure M. Cahit Turhan, Halkalı- He made observations on Gebze Suburban Line on Friday, September 21. Sitting on the driver's seat for a test drive in the Pendik-Maltepe section, Turhan made a press release after examining the line's Operations Control Center.
"Gebze-Halkalı Travel time between 115 minutes arası
The realization rate of the project is at 92 level, when the improvement of suburban lines is completed, Gebze- Halkalı Turhan stated that the railway will be constructed in the form of three lines between:
B Suburban operation will be built on two lines with Marmaray. On the third line, high speed train operation can be done for intercity and freight transportation. The travel time between Üsküdar and Sirkeci will be in 4 minutes after this line is put into service. The 13 and a half minutes between Ayrılıkçeşme- Kazlıçeşme and Söğütlüçeşme-Yenikapı will be reduced to 12 minutes. Bostanci-Bakırköy between 37 minutes, Gebze- Halkalı 115 can be traveled in minutes. arası
”Haydarpaşa trains reach”
High-speed train, Haydarpasa connection is also included in the project, 4 road, 2 platform, they plan to take the operation, archaeological excavations in this region, the board and the museum continues to control Turhan, Gebze, Pendik, Maltepe, Bostanci, Sogutlucesme, Haydarpasa, Bakirkoy and Halkalı He stated that high-speed trains could stop at their stations, freight trains would reach the uninterrupted railway line from Pendik to London, and transportation services between Asia and Europe would be carried out using the Bosphorus crossing at night.
Bin 1 million 200 thousand passengers per day “
Minister Turhan finally said:
“On the Asian side, the distance between Ayrılıkçeşme and Gebze is approximately 44 km. With Kazlıçeşme on the European side Halkalı is between 19,5 km. A three-line railway system will be established instead of the existing two-line railway system. We will also put 38 new stations into service. As part of this project, 182 art structures were built, including structures where ancient artifacts will be preserved. The electrification and signalization system has been established within this scope, including the throat transition section. The cost of our project is approximately 1.394.460.173 euros. In the project so far, 843.368.670 euro has been paid to the contractor company. With the launch of this project, passengers to carry 96 thousand vehicles will be able to be transported with this system, especially in the vicinity of the Marmara coast where the dense settlement in Istanbul lives and with other metro systems and public transportation systems connected to this route. In addition, uninterrupted rail transportation between Europe and Asia will be established. Our existing bridges serving in the Bosphorus will also make an important contribution to the congestion in traffic. With a carrying capacity of 75 thousand people per hour in one direction, it will serve the transportation of 1 million 200 thousand Istanbul people between the two sides of the Bosphorus. ” said..