Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro will be completed in 2017: Kadir Topbas, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, said that Istanbul will have a network of 2016 million in 7 and 2019 in 11 and that transportation in mega city will no longer be a problem.
President Kadir Topbaş who spoke at the signing ceremony of Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey Metro in Saraçhane Presidential Palace, expressed the happiness of adding a new one to the metro networks produced as a solution to the transportation problem of Istanbul. The next month will be laid and 17.5 will be completed at 2017.
Emphasizing that Istanbul is working hard to make Istanbul a more livable and problem-free city in the future, Mayor Topbaş said: “Today, transportation and mobility are at the forefront in all cities of the world, especially in metropolitan cities. They are in search of a new subject. We are continuing our investments within the framework of the plan prepared by academics, experts and municipal members, by following the world closely and by showing sensitivity in transportation. ”
Mayor Topbaş stated that he had made huge investments with his own resources while he was not able to pay the salary of even the employees of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. Belirten 10 has invested in the year around 60 million. We have allocated 24.6 billion of this amount for transportation. Some time ago, we shared with the public how, in the media, the metro networks would give access to Istanbul. Keeping the promise we gave to the citizens, we did the work on the date we said de.
Indicating that Istanbul is being followed by envy and becoming a center of attraction, Mayor Topbas said that companies doing business in Istanbul could easily get jobs because of Istanbul reference anywhere in the world. Mayor Topbaş said, u I would like to express here in particular that we are making the most modern metro because we have the latest metro construction in the world. When we reach the end of 2017 400 km or even reached a city will be over. Then, with the 776 km, Istanbul will be the second city with the most rail system after New York. Daha
"TRANSPORTATION WILL NOT BE A PROBLEM"
Mayor Kadir Topbas said that wherever he lives in Istanbul, there will be no problem to reach to every point and metro networks will connect all corners of Istanbul. President Topbaş gave the following information about the new metro line to be thrown:
“Our 17.5 km and 15 station subway line, which we take for the signing ceremony, passes through 6 districts and passes through the busiest regions of these districts. We are actually from Mahmutbey KabataşHere, I would like to express that we have designed Mecidiyeköy as a transportation line until the first stage. As the second stage, Mecidiyeköy-KabataşThis is basically a line to come to. In other words, Esenler, Gaziosmanpaşa, Esenler, Kağıthane and Şişli will be reached from Mahmutbey. This route can be easily used to reach the beach. I congratulate the winning consortium for a tender price of 850 million TL. It will be completed in 2017 as time. This is not a year-long subway construction. With our own resources, we will solve the problem of transportation of a very important axis. We will perform the groundbreaking ceremony with live connections to each of the stations in 6 districts. When we reach 2016, we will have a rail system network that 7 million Istanbul users will use and a metro network that will be used by 2019 million people in 11. ”
İBB President Kadir Topbaş, Esenler Mayor Tevfik Göksu, Bağcılar Mayor Lokman Çağrıcı, Kâğıthane Municipality Fazlı Kılıç as well as consortium members who took the tender for the construction of the line participated in the ceremony at the İTÜ Headquarters building in Saraçhane.