The Marmaray project connecting Halkali to Gebze through Istanbul is commissioned today with a ceremony.
The ceremony for Marmaray project which connects Europe to Asia through Bosphorus tunnel for suburban trains, high speed trains and freight trains, started at 11:00 in Kartal with the participation of President Erdogan.
The suburban service will start tomorrow morning.
The passengers will be charged according to distance they traveled, similar to metrobus and Izban. On enterance the max fare will be charged. Refund will be possible on exits.
High speed trains will start service also tomorrow. HSTs will call at Bostanci, Sogutlucesme, Bakirkoy and Halkali.
The freight trains are not expected to start service on this line before summer.
Cover photo: Onur Uysal ©
Categories: Urban Transport