Istanbul Commuter Train Line Opening Still Postponed

Istanbul's suburban train has been postponed again
Istanbul's suburban train has been postponed again

The opening of Istanbul's suburban train has been delayed again. The opening of the train, which has not arrived for five years, was announced as the end of 2018, but remained in 2019. On 17 October, asked the status of the line to the ministry and did not receive a response.

5 expedited inaugurated Istanbul's old commuter trains for the last 2018 will be opened at the end of the year was expressed.

Yesterday, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Mehmet Cahit Turhan, the Plan and Budget Commission, said in a statement that this line was postponed again.

Minister Turhan,, Pendik-Ayrılıkçeşme 24 kilometers, Kazlicesme-Halkalı 19 mileage continues to work. At the beginning of 2019 year, we aim to open these segments to the business. X

Turhan, in a statement made last September, about the work of the Istanbul Suburbs Line, "this project at the end of the year we will serve Istanbulluların" he talked.

THE LINE HAS ASKED THE STATUS has asked the Ministry of Transport on Wednesday (October 17th) about the status of the line.

The Istanbul Commuter Train (B1) stopped in 2013 for renovations after its last voyage. The construction stopped several times because of the financial problems of the construction company. HalkalıCitizens living on the line between the 5 -Transport even for serious problems in transportation.

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