Macunköy (Ankara Metro)

Macunköy, is an surface rapid transit station of the Ankara Metro. Currently, only one line is in operation at this station. The station was opened on 29 December 1997, the same day that the M1 line opened.[1] This station is main depot station in Ankara Metro(other depot station located at Koru station). Trains are added to and removed from the system from this station. The 3rd rail is located in the middle of the station is used to store the backup train or the removal process of the trains. The addition process is done with a railway switch that connects to the mainline from the 4th line close to the station.

MACUNKÖY
Ankara Metro rapid transit station
Macunköy.jpg
The P1 Platform, Batıkent direction platform.
General information
LocationMehmet Akif Ersoy Mah., 06200
Yenimahalle
Coordinates39°58′19″N 32°46′01″E / 39.971833°N 32.766806°E / 39.971833; 32.766806Coordinates: 39°58′19″N 32°46′01″E / 39.971833°N 32.766806°E / 39.971833; 32.766806
Owned byAnkara Metropolitan Municipality
Operated byEGO
Line(s)AnkaraMetroLogo.png M1
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
ParkingYes
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened29 December 1997[1]
Electrified750V DC Third Rail
Services
Preceding station AnkaraMetroLogo.png Ankara Metro Following station
Ostim
toward Batıkent
AnkaraMetroLogo.pngM1 Hastane
toward Kızılay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "(M1) Batıkent-Kızılay Metrosu". ego.gov.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 17 January 2018.

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