Urban in Turkey Rail network length of 492 km: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lutfi Lutfi Elvan, the Aksaray-Yenikapı metro line inauguration ceremony, "As of today, in Turkey, subway, light rail, has 492 kilometer urban rail network, including the suburbs . The construction of the 133-kilometer urban rail system continues. The project work of the 54-kilometer part continues and the preliminary project design work of the 58-kilometer part continues. In these data covering 14 metropolitan cities, Istanbul constitutes the weight. ”
Stating that they have improved the existing subway network in Istanbul as the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications while bringing the 64-kilometer suburban system to the metro standard, Elvan said that they have continued the construction of the Levent-Boğaziçi University (BU) subway line until the end of this year. reported what they were aiming for.
Elvan, Bakırköy-Bahçelievler-Kirazlı and Kaynarca-Sabiha Gökçen Airport undertaking by the Ministry stated that the tender process is continuing and they are planning to finish the auctions by the end of December. He said that he tied.
17 billion lira for Istanbul's transportation infrastructure
Elvan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said:
“We connect Istanbul's densely located and inconvenient regions to the city's land, sea and rail based public transportation modes. We make Sabiha Gökçen Airport accessible in the shortest way with the rail system. The total amount of investment we have made for Istanbul subways today is 6,3 billion liras. In other words, we spent 6,3 quadrillion expenditures as the Ministry. Currently, our 7 quadrillion investment project continues for Istanbul. Our 4 quadrillion project is at the stage of project design and 2 quadrillion is at the tender stage.
In other words, if I need to summarize briefly, our Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication has allocated 17 quadrillion TL for the transportation infrastructure of Istanbul. and has done an important part of it. The 700 meter connection we opened today and the new station opened is the construction of a missing link with the connections to Atatürk Airport, Marmaray and Taksim metro. This meaningful connection directly addresses 900 people daily traveling in the subways and in Marmaray.