Kabatas-Mahmutbey Metro Line Works 3 Thousand Workers!

3 thousand workers working in kabatas mahmutbey subway line 1
3 thousand workers working in kabatas mahmutbey subway line 1

One of the most important metro lines of Istanbul, Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro line works day and night. In the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey section of the subway line consisting of two phases, the rails are laid, while the work at the station continues. According to the news in Milliyet, about a thousand people in 3 hour shift work in a giant project ground works, escalators, mounting, wall coverings and fine work is continuing.


According to the news in total, the 24 and a half kilometer metro line is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2019. The second phase, Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy, is expected to open at 2020.

With the ongoing metro line, the densely populated 8 district on the European side will be connected. Beyoğlu-Beşiktaş-Şişli-Kağıthane-Eyüpsultan-Gaziosmanpaşa-Esenler and Bağcılar districts will be easily accessible. There will be parking at 4 station in Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line. In the continuation of this line, the tender Halkalı The construction of the rail system project for the extension of Bahçeşehir and Esenyurt through the Mass Housing was started.

In the subway line, the driver will be driving without a driver's cab and the vehicle will be manufactured with fully automatic 8 wagons. The vehicles will be manufactured as extremely safe and equipped with fire alarm system and air-conditioned system. Active communication between passengers and control center will be provided.

The vehicles will be equipped with minimum vibration and maximum sound insulation for a comfortable ride and will also be controlled by the camera system. Disabled-friendly vehicles; In-vehicle induction loop system for the hearing impaired, special areas dedicated to physically disabled people, passenger announcement systems for the visually impaired.

The travel time of Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line will be 34 minutes, while the maximum speed will be 80 kilometers per hour.


With the Kabataş-Mahmutbey Metro, it is expected to serve 70 thousand in one direction and 1 in a day. Mecidiyeköy Station will become the most important transfer station of the project since it will be integrated into multiple transport lines.

The metro line will be integrated into metro, tram, metrobus and sea vehicles at a total 10 point. Kabataş-Taksim Funicular line with Kabataş station, Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro line with Mecidiyeköy station, Bakırköy İDO-Kirazlı-Kayaşehir metro line with Mahmutbey station, Gayrettepe-İstanbul Airport metro line with Kağıthane station, Eminönü-Kabataş tram line with Kabataş station, Topkapı -Sultançiftliği tram line with the Black Sea neighborhood station, Eminonu-Alibeykoy tram line with Alibeyköy station, metrobus Mecidiyeköy station, sea transportation and Kabatas and Besiktas stations will be integrated.


The station's entrances were positioned in the closest places to the people's travel habits and other public transportation systems. Access to the train will be easily accessible for disabled and elderly citizens, while disabled lifts will be easily accessible. For visually impaired citizens, safe transportation was planned through walking through the floor.


Beşiktaş-Mecidiyeköy 5.5 minutes,
Mecidiyeköy-Alibeyköy 7.5 minutes,
Çağlayan- Gaziosmanpaşa 13 minutes,
Beşiktaş-Sarıyer Hacıosman 25.5 minutes,
Mahmutbey-Mecidiyeköy 26 minutes,
Besiktas-Mahmutbey 31.5 minutes,
Mahmutbey-Yenikapı 39.5 minutes,
Mahmutbey-Sarıyer Hacıosman 45 minutes,
Mahmutbey-Uskudar 44.5 minutes,
Mahmutbey-Kadikoy 52 minutes,
There will be 95.5 minutes between Mahmutbey and Sabiha Gökçen Airport.


Mahmutbey-Kabatas line will have the following stations: Mahmutbey, Goztepe Mahallesi, Century-Oruc Reis, Tekstilkent-Giyimkent, Karadeniz Neighborhood, Yeni Mahalle, Kazim Karabekir, Yesilpinar, Veysel Karani-Aksemsettin, Circir Mahallesi, Alibeykoy, Nurtepe, Kagithane, Caglayan, Mecidiyekoy , Fulya, Yıldız, Beşiktaş, Kabataş (Source: Milliyet)

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