Open main menu

The M7, officially referred to as the M7 Kabataş–Mahmutbey metro line (Turkish: M7 Kabataş–Mahmutbey metro hattı) is a rapid transit line of the İstanbul Metro system on the European part of Istanbul, Turkey.

M7 Kabataş–Mahmutbey
Istanbul M7 Line Symbol.png
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemIstanbul Metro
StatusUnder construction
LocaleIstanbul, Turkey
TerminiKabataş
Mahmutbey
Stations19
Services1
Line numberM7
Operation
Opened2019; 0 years ago (2019)
OwnerIstanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Operator(s)Metro Istanbul A.Ş.
Depot(s)Tekstilkent
Rolling stock300 Hyundai Rotem[1]
Technical
Line length24.5[2] km (15.2 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification1,500 V DC Overhead line
Route map

Kabataş
Line T1 Line F1
Beşiktaş
Darphane
Fulya
Şişli—Mecidiyeköy
Line M2
Çağlayan
Kağıthane
M11 (Istanbul Metro)
Nurtepe
Alibeyköy
Line T5
Yeşilpınar
Veysel Karani
Akşemsettin
Kazım Karabekir
Yenimahalle
Karadeniz Mahallesi
Line T4
Tekstilkent
Tekstilkent Depot
Yüzyıl
Göztepe
Mahmutbey
Line M3

Currently, it is under construction. On December 20, 2013, the line was commissioned to Kalyon Group for construction.[3] The groundbreaking ceremony was held on February 9, 2014. The line will be 24.5-kilometre (15.2 mi) long with 19 stations, and is expected to go into service in 2018.[4]

The M7-line will connect eight districts of Istanbul Province, namely Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş, Şişli, Kağıthane, Eyüp, Gaziosmanpaşa, Esenler and Bağcılar. It is projected that 300 cars of driverless metro trains will transport about one million riders daily. The total travel time will be 31.5 minutes between the end stations. The line will cost Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png 3.7 billion (approx. US$ 1 billion).[5]

StationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Istanbul metro Line M7 trains ordered. Railwaygazette.com. Retrieved on 2016-06-09.
  2. ^ İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi. Ibb.gov.tr. Retrieved on 2015-12-21.
  3. ^ "İstanbul'a yeni metro". NTV MSNBC (in Turkish). December 20, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "Mecidiyeköy ile Mahmutbey, metro hattı ile birbirine bağlanıyor". Mynet Haber (in Turkish). February 9, 2014. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  5. ^ Çapa, Ezgi (February 9, 2017). "İstanbul için tarihi an... Bugün birleşti, bittiğinde 30 dakika sürecek". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved February 9, 2017.