Uskudar – Umraniye Metro Line Is Now Open

A ceremony to inaugurate Istanbul’s first driverless metro line was held at Uskudar, attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Mayor Mevlüt Uysal.

Designed by Prota, Uskudar – Umraniye metro project was tendered by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and was constructed by Dogus Construction Group. With the new metro line, it is estimated that 700 000 passengers a day will be carried out. In the longer term, the route is going to be extended east from Cekmekoy to Sabiha Gökçen Airport.