Test drives continue at the 1st Stage Mecidiyeköy - Mahmutbey Line of Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro, a very important rail system for Istanbul. İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu will participate in the test drives on Sunday, February 16 and will announce the date when the subway will be put into service.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor (IMM) will examine the Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro, which is preparing to open in the coming months, and will participate in ongoing test drives. The ceremony will also include IMM Secretary General Yavuz Erkut and other IMM Bureaucrats and contractor company representatives.
Participants will take the M7 Test Train from Mecidiyeköy –Şişli station and pass to the Tekstilkent warehouse area. Warehouse Area and Maintenance Workshop will be examined. President Imamoglu will give information about the metro line here. It will announce the date when the line will be put into service.
The pedestrian corridor between Yenikapı-Hacıosman Metro and Metrobus, which has been closed for a long time due to the construction of the subway, will also be put into service at the ceremony.
Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Line, which is the first phase of the Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro Line with 24,5 stations with a total length of 19 kilometers, consists of 17,5 kilometers and 15 stations.
History: Sunday, February 16, 2020
Location: Mecidiyeköy Metro Pedestrian Connection Corridor
Starting: Mecidiyeköy Pedestrian Connection
Finish: Tekstilkent Warehouse