Works on New Metro and Tram Lines to Open in Istanbul

New metro and tram lines will be in progress in Istanbul
New metro and tram lines will be in progress in Istanbul

Work continues on new lines to be opened in Istanbul. Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line and Eminönü-Alibeyköy tram line are expected to be put into service by the end of the year.

The 233 kilometer rail system in Istanbul carries millions every day. Istanbulites prefer rail systems because they are both comfortable and fast.

Metropolitan Municipality makes new lines in many points of Istanbul. 2 of those lines is about to be completed.

2 will go to 26 per minute

One of those lines is the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line.

The line, whose first phase is about to be completed, will connect the 8 district on the European side. Starting from Mahmutbey, the line will extend to Mecidiyeköy.

Mecidiyeköy is one of the busiest places in Istanbul. Those who go to Mahmutbey via Mecidiyeköy will go in 2 minutes by metro.

The first driverless subway of the European side

Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro line is 24 and a half kilometer long and has 19 station. The line is composed of 4 and 8 wagons, the first driverless subframe of the European side and most importantly, more than 50 domestic production. The first 3 train has been lowered to the subway line. Tests in progress.

Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey line is expected to open at the end of 2019.

The vehicle over the 300 to be used during the day is able to drive all the transport operations without driver in a fully automated manner by determining all routes when a button is pressed.

The second section, Mecidiyeköy-Beşiktaş-Kabataş, is also under construction.

33 from Eminönü-Eyüpsultan-Alibeyköy to be met in minutes

The second line to be opened by the end of the year is the Ey Eminönü-Eyüpsultan-Alibeyköy Tram Line Yıl.

It consists of 10,10 stations, about a 14 kilometer long.

Cek The tram line will go to Alibeyköy starting from Eminönü. In the day it takes 1 and a half hours from Eminönü to Alibeyköy, but those who use the tram can go in 33 minutes. The last station will be Alibeyköy Cep Otogarı.

It will take its energy from the ground system

In fact, an open-to-cable catenary system will be applied to the ground, energy-embedded structure will be used.

Eminönü-Eyüpsultan-Alibeyköy tram line is planned to be put into service by the end of this year. (Sena Ünal - trthab is)

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