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Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro (M7)


The scope, route, stops, connection and history of Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey (M7) metro which is expected to be one of the main lines of Istanbul:

Project overview

  • Owner: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
  • Phases:
    1. Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey
    2. Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy
  • Contractor:
    • Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey construction: Kalyon-Gülermak-Kolin
    • Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy construction: Alsim Alarko
    • Kabatas-Mahmutbey electromechanic: Alsim Alarko
    • Rolling stock: Hyundai Rotem
  • Contract date: 4/2015
  • Contract duration: 1095 days
  • Contract deadline: 4/2018
  • Contract value:
    • Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey construction: TL 849 mn
    • Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy construction and Kabatas-Mahmutbey electromechanic: € 369 mn
    • Rolling stock: € 280 mn

Route

Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey metrosu (M7)
Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro (M7) route

Stops/connections

Kabataş (Kabataş-Taksim funnicular, Kabataş-Bağcılar tram, İDO, ferry connections) – Beşiktaş (ferry connectionsı) – Yildiz – Darphane – Mecidiyeköy (Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro, Metrobus) – Çağlayan – Kagithane (Gayrettepe-Istanbul airport metro) – Nurtepe – Alibeyköy (Halic tram) – Yeşilpınar – Veysel Karani – Akşemsettin – Kâzım Karabekir – Yenimahalle – Karadeniz Mahallesi (Topkapı-Sultançiftliği tram) – Tekstilkent – Yüzyıl – Göztepe – Mahmutbey (Başakşehir-Kirazlı metro)

Project details

Istanbul’s European side’s first driverless metro which will reach to 43 km together with 2nd phase (Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy) and 3rd phase (Mahmutbey-Esenyurt) and is expected to be the busiest metro line of Turkey.

  • Line length: 24.5 km
  • Travel time: 37 min

Targets

  • 1 mn daily ridership

Rolling Stock

Driverless 75 sets – 300 railcars (Hyundai Rotem)

Cover photo: İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi ©

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