The opening of Istanbul's suburban train was postponed again. The opening of the train, which has not come for five years, was announced at the end of the 2018 year and 2019 was left. Sozcu.com.tr, 17 asked the Ministry on October about the status of the line and received no 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, m Pendik-Ayrılıkçeşme 24 kilometer, Kazlıçeşme-Halkalı 19 kilometers, the work continues. 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
Sozcu.com.tr 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. Even people living between Halkalı-Sirkeci and 5 are experiencing serious difficulties in transportation.
Source : www.sozcu.com.tr