Esenboga Airport Rail System Connection

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Project Description

PROJECT Esenboga Airport Rail System Connection
CATEGORY                              UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES
SERVICES PROVIDED Detailed design
LOCATION Ankara – Turkey
PROJECT DURATION       2016
CLIENT Italferr S.p.A.

The new Metro Ankara-Esenboğa line will connect both Esenboğa Airport and Yıldırım Beyazıt University to the central rail system network in Ankara. The line will be a fully automated Metro System, running mostly underground, 27 km long. The line has been designed with the aim to satisfy a typical suburban transport demand and to supply a faster connection from/to the airport. The project contains 7 underground stations, 4 crossovers, 1 turnback siding, an arrangement for a new line, one viaduct with a U shape prestressed concrete deck, a pedestrian bridge to link the new metro line with Esenboga airport etc. The stations will be built using open-cut and bottom-up method, with diaphragm wall as retaining structures. Coding performed overall design for the alignment and the stations, which included structures, architecture, bill of quantity and tender documents.