That Turkey's most expensive metro: Turkey's first driverless metro line is composed of the planned 16 station 20 kilometers Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy subway for Istanbul Metropolitan tenders In the 2011 by the Municipality won the Dogus Group with 563 million euro bid. 6 The foundation of the subway was laid in June 2012. The metro was scheduled to open at 2015, but did not fit into the home market.
The opening date of the subway was delayed by 2 years, the cost of construction increased due to miscalculations, and the IMM borrowed another 112 million Euros in the past weeks. Turkey's most expensive subway to be a candidate Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy line for the people of Istanbul due to exchange rate differences pocket 821 million pounds, a total of 439 billion 1 million pounds to 260 million pounds will be increased due to borrowing. Tarık Balyalı, a member of the IMM Plan and Budget Committee, CHP, said that due to the exchange rate difference and incorrect planning, the people of Istanbul will get extra money out of their pocket. Balyalı emphasized that if this line is over, there will be 676 million Euros, ie 2 billion 638 million lira. Providing information about the latest status of the construction on the subway line, Balyalı said: “According to the information given to us in the commission, the construction was completed at 9 stops covering Üsküdar-Yamanevler and the test studies of the vehicles continue. 70 percent of the remaining Yamanevler-Çekmeköy part of the line has been completed. Test drives are expected to begin on August 30, 2017. ”
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