Why did tram stops in Konya? Mayor Akyürek explained: Tahir Akyürek, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality, made explanations about the troubles in the morning.
Konya Metropolitan Mayor Tahir Akyürek made a statement about the disruption of the tram service in the morning at the 2nd Muhtars Meeting. Akyürek stated that the rainfall at night was effective in Konya and lightning struck many parts of the city, and that one of these lightning strikes also hit the tram transportation line. Akyürek noted that due to the break in the line, tram transportation stopped and citizens were transported by buses until 09:15. Akyürek said, “We tried to eliminate the victimhood. "We declare our apology to our citizens due to the problem experienced."