With the participation of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu HalkalıThe excavation start ceremony took place at the last section of the Istanbul Airport Metro 2TBM. Karaismailoğlu stated that when the ongoing projects in Istanbul are completed, the rail system network will increase from 251 kilometers to 342 kilometers, and that the ministry will earn 342 percent of this 50 kilometer.
“By the end of this year, by advancing a total of 12 thousand 830 meters Halkalı We are planning to reach our station "
Halkalı- Minister Karaismailoğlu, who spoke at the start of excavation ceremony of Istanbul Airport Metro 2TBM; Küçükçekmece, one of the most important projectsHalkalı-Kayaşehir-Başakşehir-Arnavutköy-Airport Metro line; OlimpiyatköyHalkalı said that they hit the first dig in the tunnel today.
Karaismailoğlu said, “In the excavations we will start, we progressed 12 meters in total, and at the end of this year Halkalı We are planning to reach our station. Marmaray Halkalı On this 31,5-kilometer line starting with its station; Marmaray, K.Cekmece Halkalı, Olimpiyatköy, Kayaşehir, Fenertepe, Avnavutköy-2, Arnavutköy-1 and Airport stations. Halkalı-Our Airport Line; Halkalı It will be connected to the Marmaray Suburban line from the station and to the Airport-Kağıthane Gayrettepe line from the airport. "We aim to reduce the transportation time between Istanbul Airport and the city center to less than 30 minutes."
"I hope 6 lines that we are continuing to build in Istanbul will be put into service in a short time."
While designing lines and vehicles, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they aim to build the fastest metro in the country by accelerating to 120 kilometers per hour, and that with the completion of the lines, metro connections will be provided to Beşiktaş Kağıthane, Kemerburgaz Arnavutköy and Başakşehir Küçükçekmece. Karaismailoğlu, thus from Gebze Halkalıfrom the Marmaray line to Halkalı He stated that a rail system line that uninterruptedly surrounds Istanbul with a total length of approximately 146 km with the Airport and Airport Gayrettepe lines will be completed.
“Today, we have an 80-kilometer line with the Marmaray and Levent-Hisarüstü metro, which we have completed in Istanbul and offered to the service of our people. I hope that 6 lines that we continue to build in Istanbul will be put into service in a short time. Of our 6 metro lines currently under construction; Pendik-Tavşantepe-Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro line, Bakırköy coast- Bahçelievler-Güngören-Bağcılar Kirazlı Metro line, Başakşehir-Çam and Sakura Hospital-Kayaşehir Metro line, Beşiktaş Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Istanbul Airport Metro line and HalkalıThe total length of the Başakşehir-Arnavutköy-Istanbul Airport Metro line projects is 91 kilometers and their work continues at a great pace. "
"Rail system network in Istanbul will increase from 251 kilometers to 342 kilometers"
Stating that the rail system projects in the mega city will not be limited to these, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they are also at the planning stage in the Altunizade-Ferah District-Çamlıca Rail System Project and Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation Transformation Projects; He conveyed the following information:
“The total length of these two projects planned to be built will be 12.5 kilometers. Considering that the rail system network of Istanbul is now 251 kilometers, this number will increase to 342 kilometers when our ongoing projects are completed. Our ministry will save 342 percent of these 50 kilometers. All the works we do are part of a long-term strategic transportation Master plan where 2053 and 2071 are planned. Kanal Istanbul is also an important part of this plan. For this reason, Istanbulites should have good cheer. We will continue to serve Istanbul and Istanbulites at all times and conditions. "
Küçükçekmece-Halkalı-Başakşeh-the-Arnavutkoy Metro Airport, Kayaşehir Olimpiyatköy Station on 2 tunneling machine Karaismailoğlu Minister stating that they start the excavation work at the same time, the project had wished to be beneficial in Istanbul and Turkey.