Bakırköy - Bahçelievler - Kirazlı Metro Line



Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments

Aga Energy Inc

Features / Capacity / Area
8,4 km / 7 Stations

Contract Date
2016 March

Bakırkoy – Bahcelievler – Kirazli Metro Line is a rail public transportation system with a total of 7 stations of tunnel and cut-and-cover type, with approximately 8.4 km long main line tunnels between Kirazli and Bakırköy stations.


Prota Engineering has undertaken the preparation of concept, preliminary, final and detail projects of this line. The design of the entire line in all branches was made by Prota.


The design services provided by Prota within the scope of the project are summarized below:

  • Alignment, rail and track design
  • TBM, NATM and cut-and-cover tunnel
  • Architecture, interior design and finishing works
  • Structural systems
  • Geological and geodetic studies, geotechnical studies, reports and excavation shoring projects
  • Mechanical ventilation, heating-cooling, plumbing systems,
  • Fire projects (station and tunnel fire detection and fighting, gas-water extinguishing, smoke removal and escape route pressurization)
  • Electrical Projects (3rd rail, power installation, low voltage, MV system, lighting, socket, UPS, routing and grounding system projects)
  • Power supply, traction transformers and ring system
  • Communication design (CCTV, announcement, passenger information, emergency call, clock, radio system, driver platform monitoring, entrance security, line-wide radio system, tunnel radio and fiber optic cabling)
  • Acoustic Modeling Reporting (building acoustics, line vibration, noise analysis)
  • Environmental planning (landscape, road-traffic regulation, traffic displacement, Infrastructure and infrastructure displacement and drainage)
  • CFD, SES, piston effect simulations
  • Signaling and safety system
  • Zoning plan amendment proposals, expropriation documents
  • Scada system
  • Depot and maintenance facility design
  • BoQ and technical specification preparation
  • Technical consultancy for construction works
  • As-built drawings
  • Preparation of bill of quantities

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