577 - Ümraniye metrosu - IBB

Uskudar-Cekmekoy metro project


The scope, route, stops, connections, cars and history of Uskudar-Cekmekoy metro (M5) under construction which is planned to be commissioned in 2017:

Project details

Owner: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Project cost: € 563.9 mn
Contractor: Doğuş
Target commission date: 2017

Route

Üsküdar Çekmeköy Metro Güzergahı

Project details

Line length: 17 km
Travel time: 27 min

Stops/connections

Üsküdar (connection to Marmaray) – Fıstıkağacı – Bağlarbaşı – Altunizade (connection to metrobus) – Kısıklı – Bulgurlu – Ümraniye – Çarşı (connection to Göztepe-Ümraniye metro) – Yamanevler – Çakmak – Ihlamurkuyu – Altınşehir – İmam Hatip Lisesi – Dudullu (connection to Bostancı-Dudullu metro) – Necip Fazıl – Çekmeköy (connection to Cekmekoy-Sultanbeyli metro)

Targets

700k daily ridership

Rolling Stock

Mitsubishi (21 sets, 126 cars)

History
  • Sep 2011: Tender opened.
  • Mar 2012: Contract signed.
  • Jun 2012: Construction started.

Cover Photo: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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