Ankara Metro

Ankara Kecioren metro project

The metro line under construction in Ankara between Kecioren and AKM (M4).

Project Owner: Transport Ministry

Length: 9.2 km

Planned Commission Date: December 2016

Route

M4 Kecioren Metro

Stations:

  • Gazino
  • Dutluk
  • Kuyubasi
  • Mecidiye
  • Belediye
  • Meteoroloji
  • Diskapi
  • Aski
  • Ataturk Kultur Merkezi
Urban Transport by Rail in Ankara

Distance between two stations: 595 m – 1537 m

Min time interval between two service: 90 sec

Travel time: 16 min

Expected daily ridership: 356k

Number of sets: 10 sets – 60 cars (CRRC)

Project cost: 274.6 mn

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History

  • July 2003 – construction works started
  • April 2011 – project taken over by Transport Ministry
  • December 2011 – new tender
  • February 2012 – contract signed (contract period 850 days)
  • June 2016 – ground works and track laying completed, 81% of signalization completed
  • 1st Sep 2016 – Test runs started on Gazino-AKM section
  • 1st Sep 2016 – Extension project to Ankara Airport announced

Extension Projects

M4 line Kizilay extension project

  • 3.5 km long
  • Expected cost TL 386 mn (€ 120 mn)
  • Stations: Ankara Main Station, Adliye and Kizilay
  • Target date: 2017

M4 line Airport extension project

  • 27 km long
  • Metro to airport was originally planned as a separate line by Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, but then announced as extension of M4 metro line by Transport Ministry. Line will most probably be connected to airport via Pursaklar and Expo.

 Photo: Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

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