Ministry of Transport officially assumed the construction of Levent-Hisarüstü subway

Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Levent-Hisarustu metro construction was officially taken over.
The Ministry of Transport, which found the request of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality suitable, officially undertook the Levent-Hisarüstü metro construction. This project was passed on to the favor as the first metro to be built by the Ministry of Transport in Istanbul.
The Cabinet decision required for transfer was opened for signature. After taking over this line, the Ministry of Transport will not be able to enter a new tender. He will continue with the existing contractor. 200-250 will invest more than TL million to open the line.
Project features
The subway project in question will connect Hisarüstü to Levent Metro Station. Access will be provided from Hisarüstü to Levent in 5 minutes. Flights will be held every 4 minutes. The Ministry of Transport sources asked the question of whether it was possible to put the line into service before October 27, 2013, “It can reach this date. We will strive for this, "he replied.
15 percent of turnover to the treasury
Stating that after the construction of the resources is completed, the line will be transferred to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for operation, ”We signed a protocol with the Municipality. The municipality will transfer 152 percent of its turnover from the line in question to the treasury until it meets the amount spent for this investment. ”
New lines will also be received
The Ministry of Transport will undertake the construction of two more metro lines in Istanbul in the second step. These projects are as follows:
- 25 kilometers long Bakırköy-Şirinevler-Sefaköy-Avcılar-Beylikdüzü subway.
- 9-kilometer Bakıkröy (İDO) -Bahçelievler-Bağcılar (Kirazlı) metro.
Sources stated that negotiations are continuing in these projects and that the tenders of these projects will be carried out by the Directorate General of Infrastructure Investments under the Ministry of Transport.

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