Minister Turhan, Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro Line Hasdal-Istanbul Airport Section Tunnel Drilling Completed the Process and Light Appeared Ceremony attended.
In his speech, Turhan mentioned the importance of rail systems in the solution of urban transportation problems and said that they have taken very important steps in 17 transportation in Istanbul for years.
Stating that they have implemented the world's biggest projects such as Eurasia Tunnel, Marmaray, North Marmara Motorway and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Istanbul Airport in order to solve the traffic problem which is shown as the biggest problem of Istanbul, Turhan said told.
Turhan noted that the Istanbul Airport-Gayrettepe Metro Line, which will provide transportation to the airport, was built and continued as follows:
Sayesinde This project, which consists of a total length of 37,5 kilometers and 9 stations, will reduce the transportation to the airport in half an hour. To achieve this, while the maximum speed 80 kilometers in all subway, fast access to the airport for the first time in Turkey for the realization of the subway system, 120 km / h speed was projected to do. In short, this project when completed Turkey's first 'subway will be quick' system. "
Hızlı The fastest excavated metro line in the world ”
Turhan, as of today, the Gayrettepe-Airport Metro Project from Hasdal to the airport, which is about 30 kilometer part of the drilling process is completed, he said.
Expressing that the drilling process of the remaining part of the route north of the TEM highway is over today, Turhan stressed that 82 percent of the tunnels are completed.
Turhan, approximately 7 per month south of TEM, up to the D-100 highway, Kagithane and Gayrettepe stations will have reached the excavation machines reported.
Stating that the citizens of Istanbul are aware of the fact that this metro line is expected to be completed in the fastest way and they are working in an urgent manner, Turhan said:
“Within this scope, Gayrettepe-İstanbul Airport andHalkalı 4 thousand 38 people are working in the project. In order to get the service of our citizens as soon as the project is also the first time we use the 10 Total TBM tunneling machines in a subway project in Turkey at the same time. Likewise, our results in this study, the metro line will be excavated in Turkey is not only the world's fastest subway line. "
Turhan noted that the world record in terms of speed has been broken in the excavated part of the project so far. X 64,5 meters per day, 333 meters per week, and exactly one thousand 233 meters per month were excavated. So far, 4 million 576 thousand cubic meters have been excavated. ”
Other lines to connect metro stations
Minister Turhan, in December, said they aim to do the first rail assembly and welding, Kagithane-Airport between the end of next year they plan to put into service, he said.
Turhan stated that the project will not only be important in terms of transportation to the airport, he said:
“This is the continuation of the project. Halkalı-It will become the center of the Istanbul metro system with the metro project between Istanbul Airport. At the Gayrettepe station, to the Yenikapı-Taksim-Hacıosman line; will be connected to the metrobus and the 3-storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel Project that we will build in the near future. At Kagithane station Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey-Esenyurt Metro Line; At airport-1 station: to the high-speed train line, Halkalı from Marmaray station. HalkalıIt will be connected to the Kirazli subway station. ”
Turhan, subway line Halkalı At the stadium station, take the subway to Mahmutbey-Esenkent; You can reach the metro station Başakşehir-Kirazlı at Olimpiyatköy station; At the Kayaşehir station: take the Kayaşehir-Başakşehir subway; Fenertepe bus stop will be integrated into the Vezneciler-Sultangazi gave information.
Han Istanbul will be connected to Istanbul Airport and Istanbul Airport will be connected to the whole city. Tur Turhan said that they will build 3 separate stations to the airport.
“Istanbul-wide rail system length will reach 318 kilometers”
Turhan stated that as the Ministry, 80 kilometer rail system infrastructure has been established in Istanbul so far, including Marmaray, and that the ministry's total urban rail system works in Istanbul is 164,8 kilometer.
Expressing that the length of the rail system in Istanbul will reach 318 kilometers when the projects under construction are finished, Turhan said that 52 percent of this will be made by the Ministry.
Turhan mentioned the criticisms directed against them while Istanbul Airport was being built and used the following statements:
“But today we see that those who make the allegations were wrong. Since its opening, our citizens who want to reach the airport with Havaist, İETT, taxi and private vehicles have had no problems. The weatherist 12 transports 150 thousand people a day with a thousand 30 expeditions from the point. In the meantime, let me share with you a good information about our Istanbul Airport. As of today, 30 has reached the number of million passengers. The number of passengers continues to increase rapidly. We also increase the number of flying points. This year, the new 6 point has begun to fly and the 10 new point is expected to be reached by the end of the year. Today we are flying to 126 point from 325 country. Last year, the figure was at 305 levels. ”
Turhan, Ataturk Airport at the last capacity per hour 70, daily thousand 400 landing takeoff can be recalled, Istanbul Airport daily thousand 600 landing takeoff is possible to be reported.
Turhan expressed that the capacity could be increased according to the need and thanked those who contributed to the project to come today.
Light appears between Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport
After the speech, Minister Turhan ordered the completion of the tunnel in Hasdal-Istanbul Airport section of Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro Line.
Tunnel drilling was completed by running TBM machine in the tunnel and light was seen in this section. Operators using the tunnel drilling machine, opened the Turkish Flag on the machine exit the tunnel.
Following the tunnel opening process with the accompanying delegation and receiving information from the authorities Turhan, where the operators offered baklava. (UAB)