IMM President Topbaş, Kabataş-Bagcılar tram line's announcement that the section passing through Zeytinburnu will be taken underground was welcomed in the district.
Topbas, who studied the operation of the first domestic production TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine - Mole) used in Tunnel Construction of Drinking Water in the European Region of Zeytinburnu, said: Thus, I hope we will solve the trouble of this tramway in Zeytinburnu. I want to express this as a good news here and I say good luck. Burn Evaluating the description of the Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydin, said that they are very happy.
Murat Aydın, passing through Zeytinburnu, carried out in cooperation with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Kabataş- Bağcılar announced that the project for the underground tram line to be underground is about to be completed. Stating that he is very happy with the project, Aydın said, “In 2019, the efforts to take underground of our Zeytinburnu tram line will begin. Kabataş- Bağcılar Tram Line, CevizliFrom the vineyard, he will land below the ground, at the Merter stop he will rise above the ground again. The project is considered complete. Start at 2019; probably over a year. When completed, it will solve the traffic problem in Zeytinburnu to a great extent. Tamam
KabataşEmphasizing that the part of the Bağcılar tram line passing through Zeytinburnu causes traffic problems, Aydın stated that for many years the issue of putting this section underground has been brought to the agenda, but the project could not be realized due to the passage of the big water line coming from the Asian Side to the European Side. especially in terms of traffic problems. The big water line from the Asian Side to the European Side was passing under our tramway. IMM and ISKI started a project to change it. Now, the water line is being renewed. After the renewal process, the old line will be canceled and the water will be given from the new line. The drinking water line will end in 2018. After the route of the water line changes, immediately after 2019, the efforts to take the Zeytinburnu tram stop underground will begin. This project is probably completed in a year. After the route of the drinking water line has changed, the tram stop in Zeytinburnu, which causes great traffic, will be taken underground and transformed into a metro. Thanks to our Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş and İSKİ took the necessary steps. When the tram is brought underground, the traffic problem in Zeytinburnu will be largely resolved. ”