Minister Karaismailoğlu attended the Pendik Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro Line Project First Rail Welding Ceremony. Karaismailoğlu said, “This line, which is 7,4 kilometers long and has 4 stations, will travel comfortably, fast, safely and economically in one direction with 70 thousand passengers per hour. With the completion of the metro, the economic gain will be 2021 million 2045 thousand Euros between 81 and 297, ”he said.
“The First Rail Welding Ceremony in Pendik - Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro Line Project” was held today with the participation of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu. Karaismailoğlu, who made important statements to the press about the project; Stating that the project cost is 2 billion 369 million TL; He stated that the excavations in the tunnel construction of the line have been completed as of today and that they have done 15 thousand 970 meters of tunnel excavation on the line so far.
We established the regional and local logistics infrastructure that will enable the development of each sector.
Transportation and Infrastructure projects with their support for the growth of Turkey's economy and the right to provide all sectors of the regional development and the Minister Karaismailoğlu that have established an infrastructure of local logistics, the railways and rail systems has always emphasized that they take part in focus. Karaismailoğlu stated that as the Ministry, they are increasing their goal of expanding the urban rail system as well as the regional and intercity targets every day, and that approximately 312 billion 2 million passengers are transported annually on the 393-kilometer rail system line, which has been completed and operated by the Ministry.
Karaismailoğlu, the total 11 He noted that the total length of the rail system line is 147 kilometers.
When our projects are completed, our ministry will have built half of Istanbul's urban rail systems.
To Istanbul; Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they have produced very important works such as Marmaray, Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, and that they have made the city the transit center of the world with Istanbul Airport and that they will continue to serve Istanbul with many other giant works.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We are continuing our services to Istanbul, which have been continuing uninterruptedly for many years, with our kilometer-long rail system projects. In addition to the 80-kilometer urban rail system we have brought to Istanbul so far, the total length of the 5 important metro lines we continue is exactly 91 kilometers. The length of the two metro lines, which we will start to build very soon, is 13,5 kilometers. When our projects are completed, our ministry will have built half of Istanbul's urban rail systems. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that making the airports, which should shoulder the air traffic of the region, accessible from every point of Istanbul by rail system will relieve all Istanbul traffic and increase the life quality of Istanbul residents, and said, “For this reason, it is feverish to offer a fast and economical transportation alternative by connecting both airports to the city center with metro comfort. we are conducting a study. "We do not only connect the airports with the subways, but also connect our neighborhoods to the centers with the stations on the route."
In fact, 70 thousand passengers per hour in one direction will travel comfortably, quickly, safely and economically.
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that the works on the Pendik (Tavşantepe) - Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro Line, where the first rail welding is being made, is continuing rapidly.
“This line is with Sabiha Gökçen Airport, one of Istanbul's cities and international air transportation terminals. Kadıköy- It will provide uninterrupted rail system connection between Kartal-Pendik Metro Line. This line, which is 7,4 kilometers long and has 4 stations, will travel comfortably, quickly, safely and economically, with 70 thousand passengers in one direction per hour. As of today; We have completed the excavations in the tunnel construction of our line. Until today, we have excavated 15 thousand 970 meters of tunnels in our line. We poured over 90 thousand cubic meters of concrete. 14.536 percent of the 73 m rail installation work, or 10.674 m, has been completed. "
The cost of the project is 2 billion 369 million TL
Stating that they will start the first rail resource today, Minister Karaismailoğlu said that 2 percent of the progress in the construction activities of the line with the project cost of 369 billion 91 million TL; He stated that his progress in electromechanical works is around 20 percent. Stating that with the completion of the metro, the economic gain will be 2021 million 2045 thousand Euros between 81 and 297, Karaismailoğlu completed his statements as follows:
“If we need to list our ongoing metro lines in Istanbul, a table appears as follows: Together with our Pendik-Tavşantepe-Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro line, Bakırköy coast (IDO) -Bahçelievler-Güngören, Bağcılar Kirazlı Metro line, Başakşehir Çam Sakura Kayaşehir Metro line , Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Kemerburgaz, Istanbul Airport Metro line Küçükçekmece, Halkalı-Başakşehir Arnavutkoy Istanbul Airport Metro line continues intensively. In addition to these lines; We are starting Altunizade-Ferah Mahallesi-Çamlıca Rail System line and Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation Transformation projects as soon as possible. "