Kabatas Mecidiyekoy Mahmutbey Metro

Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro project

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

Project owner: İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Contractor: Kalyon-Gülermak-Kolin consortium

Length: 24.5 km

Commission date

  • Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey phase: 2017
  • Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy phase: July 2018

Route

Kabataş Mecidiyeköy Mahmutbey Metro Güzergahı

Stations and connections

  • Kabataş – Kabataş-Taksim funicullar, Kabataş-Bağcılar tram, İDO, ferry
  • Beşiktaş – ferry
  • Darphane
  • Mecidiyeköy – Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro, Metrobus
  • Çağlayan
  • Kâğıthane
  • Nurtepe
  • Alibeyköy
  • Yeşilpınar
  • Veysel Karani
  • Akşemsettin
  • Kâzım Karabekir
  • Yenimahalle
  • Karadeniz Mahallesi – Topkapı-Sultançiftliği tram
  • Tekstilkent
  • Yüzyıl
  • Göztepe
  • Mahmutbey – Başakşehir-Kirazlı metro
Tenders for 7 new metro line in July

Travel time: 37 min

Ridership (target): 700k/day

Project cost: TL 3.56 bn (€ 1,15 bn)

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: İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Related Articles:
Urban Transport by Rail in Istanbul
Biggest Fund for Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey Metro
Istanbul Public Transport Guide
13 New Metro Lines for Istanbul

Leave Your Question/Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s