Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro project


The M7 metro line under construction following route Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey.

Project Details

Owner: İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Contractor: Kalyon-Gülermak-Kolin consortium

Length: 24.5 km

Commission date: 2017 (Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey phase), July 2018 (Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy phase)

Travel time: 37 min

Ridership (target): 700k/day

Project cost: TL 3.56 bn (€ 1,15 bn)

Route

Kabataş Mecidiyeköy Mahmutbey Metro Güzergahı

Stations and connections

Kabataş (Kabataş-Taksim funnicular, Kabataş-Bağcılar tram, İDO, ferry connections) – Beşiktaş (ferry connectionsı) – Darphane – Mecidiyeköy (Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro, Metrobus) – ÇağlayanKâğıthaneNurtepeAlibeyköyYeşilpınarVeysel KaraniAkşemsettinKâzım KarabekirYenimahalleKaradeniz Mahallesi (Topkapı-Sultançiftliği tram) – TekstilkentYüzyılGöztepeMahmutbey (Başakşehir-Kirazlı metro)

History

8 Oct 2013: Offers given for Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metro tender. Best offer from Gülermak-Kolin-Kalyon consortium.

9 Feb 2014: Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey engineering works started. Deadline 3 years.

16 Apr 2015: Tender opened for Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy extension line.

21 May 2015: Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy engineering works started. Deadline 3 years.

Jul 2015: Tender opened for 300 metro cars. Best offer from CRRC.

Mar 2016: Public Tender Committee rejected all offers except Hyundai Rotem in 300-metro-cars-tender.

Cover Photo: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality ©

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