Topkapı—Ulubatlı (Istanbul Metro)

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Topkapı—Ulubatlı
Istanbul Metro Logo.svg
Istanbul Metro rapid transit station
Coordinates 41°01′25″N28°55′50″E / 41.023592°N 28.930655°E / 41.023592; 28.930655 Coordinates: 41°01′25″N28°55′50″E / 41.023592°N 28.930655°E / 41.023592; 28.930655
Owned byIstanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Line(s) Istanbul M1A Line Symbol.png M1A
Istanbul M1B Line Symbol.png M1B
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections BSicon TRAM1.svg Istanbul Tram: Istanbul T4 Line Symbol.png T4 at Vatan
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened3 September 1989 [1]
Electrified 750 V DC Overhead line
Services
Preceding station  Istanbul Metro  Following station
Istanbul M1A Line Symbol.png
toward  Yenikapı
toward  Halkalı
Istanbul M1B Line Symbol.png

Topkapı—Ulubatlı is an underground station on the M1 line of the Istanbul Metro. [2] It is located in eastern Fatih between the neighborhoods of Karagümrük and Topkapı in Istanbul. An out-of-system transfer to Vatan station on the T4 light-rail line is available as well as connections to İETT city buses. Topkapı—Ulubatlı was opened on 3 September 1989 as part of the first rapid transit line in Istanbul as well as Turkey and is one of the six original stations of the M1 line. The station is right next to the Byzantine-era Theodosian Walls of Constantinople. The station gets part of its name from the 15th century soldier, Ulubatlı Hasan who was one of the first Ottoman soldiers to scale the walls during the Fall of Constantinople.

Layout

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 2 Istanbul M1A Line Symbol.png toward Atatürk Havalimanı
Istanbul M1B Line Symbol.png toward Kirazlı
Track 1 Istanbul M1A Line Symbol.png toward Yenikapı
Istanbul M1B Line Symbol.png toward Yenikapı
Side platform, doors will open on the right

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References

  1. "M1 Yenikapı-Havaalanı-Kirazlı". İstanbul Ulaşım A.Ş.
  2. "Istanbul Metro Map". Turkey Travel Planner. Retrieved 2019-11-02.