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DESCRIPTION
Ankara (Turkish capital) transit network combines a light metro line (Ankaray), full metro lines and a suburban railway system.
The light metro (Ankaray, built from 1992 to 1996) opened in 1996; it runs mostly in deep tunnel from Ankara Intercity Bus Terminal (ASTI-Ankara Sehirlerarasi Terminal Isletmesi) to Dikimevi.
The first line (M1) of the full metro system opened in 1997, running from Kizilay (in the city centre) to Batikent north-western suburb. The western extension Batikent-Torekent opened on Febrauary 2014; it's operated as Line M3. The south-eastern extension Kizalay-Koru opened on February 2014; it's operated as Line M2.
Line M4 (or Kecioren Metro) opened on January 2014; it runs from Ataturk Kultur Merkezi to Sehitler Gazino.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
30-08-1996Ankaray ASTI-DikimeviLight Metro: Ankaray
29-12-1997Kizilay-BatikentM1
12-02-2014Batikent-OSB TörekentM3
13-03-2014Kizilay-KoruM2
01-05-2017Ataturk Kultur Merkezi-Sehitler GazinoM4
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
Ankaray:8.5
M1:14.7
M2:16.6
M3:15.4
M4:16.6
Single line stops
Ankaray:11
M1:12
M2:11
M3:11
M4:9
Single line avg. distance (km)
Ankaray:0.85
M1:1.3
M2:1.70
M3:1.50
M4:2.1
Total track length (km)
65.7
Total network stops
54
Avg. stop net distance (km)
1.25
Type
Light Metro:steel wheels
Metro:steel wheels
Current/Voltage
Light Metro:750 V DC from third rail
Metro:750 V DC from third rail
Guide/gauge
Light Metro:standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Metro:standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
Light Metro:ANSALDO
Metro:BOMBARDIER
Model
Light Metro:--
Metro:H6 modified
Operator: ELECTRICITY,GAS,BUS GENERAL DIRECTORATE (EGO)

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