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Kadikoy Tavsantepe metro (M4)


The scope, route, stops, connections and history of first metro of Asian side of Istanbul connecting Kadikoy to Kaynarca/Tavsantepe via Kartal.

Project overview

  • Owner: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
  • Phases:
    1. Kadıkoy-Kartal
    2. Kartal-Tavsantepe
  • Contractor:
    • Kadikoy-Kozyatagi construction: Yapı Merkezi-Doğuş-Yüksel-Yenigün-Belen İnşaat
    • Kadıköy-Kartal (construction and electromechanic): Astaldi–Makyol–Gülermak
    • Kartal-Tavşantepe (construction and electromechanic): Şenbay-Öztaş-Albayrak
    • Rolling stock: CAF
  • Contract date:
    • Kadıköy-Kartal: 3/2008
    • Kartal-Tavşantepe: 5/2013
  • Contract duration:
    • Kadıköy-Kartal: 1460 days
    • Kartal-Tavşantepe: 810 days
  • Contract deadline:
    • Kadıköy-Kartal: 3/2012
    • Kartal-Tavşantepe: 7/2015
  • Contract value:
    • Kadikoy-Kozyatagi construction: € 140 mn
    • Kadıköy-Kartal (construction and electromechanic): € 750 mn
    • Kartal-Tavşantepe (construction and electromechanic): € 106 mn
    • Rolling stock: € 138 mn
  • Commission date:
    • Kadikoy-Kartal: 8/2012
    • Kartal-Tavsantepe: 10/2016

Route

Kadıköy-Kartal-Tavşantepe metrosu (M4)
Kadikoy-Kartal-Tavsantepe metro (M4) route

Stops/connections

Kadıköy (ferry, İDO, Moda tram) – Ayrılık Çeşmesi (Marmaray) – Acıbadem – Ünalan (Metrobus) – Göztepe – Yenisahra (Göztepe-Ümraniye metro) – Kozyatağı (Bostancı-Dudullu metro) – Bostancı – Küçükyalı – Maltepe – Huzurevi – Gülsuyu – Esenkent – Hastane/Adliye – Soğanlık – Kartal – Yakacık – Pendik – Tavşantepe (extension to Sabiha Gökcen)

Project details

The metro line follows E5 state road from Kadikoy to Pendik. Line has connections to two main public transport solution, Marmaray and metrobus.

  • Line length: 26 km
  • Travel time: 39 min

Rolling Stock

CAF (144 cars – 36 sets)

Ridership

  • 49 mn (2013)
  • 70 mn (2014)
  • 83 mn (2015)
  • 88 mn (2016)
  • 100 mn (2017)

Cover photo: Onur Uysal ©

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2 replies »

  1. The new Pendik Metro station is not close to Pendik TCDD station. They are about 2 kms apart, or about 30 minutes walk (or longer with baggage).

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