Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Burhanettin Kocamaz organized the Introductory Meeting of Mersin Metro which will bring a new vision to Mersin transportation.
Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Hat 1 Introductory Meeting, Mayor of Mersin Burhanettin Kocamaz, Prota Engineering Project and Consultancy A.Ş. General Manager Danyal Kubin, Mersin Chamber of Commerce and Industry Deputy Secretary General Ezgi Biçer Uçar, council members, representatives of non-governmental organizations and chambers and media members attended.
The opening speech of the meeting was made by Kenan Tektemur, Deputy Secretary General of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality. Following the Deputy Secretary General Tektemur, Prota Engineering Project and Consultancy A.Ş. General Manager Danyal Kubin provided the technical presentation of Hat 1 of Mersin Metro and informed the audience.
After the demonstration of the animated film of the metro, the Mayor of Mersin, Burhanettin Kocamaz spoke.
Ür We met with our people by producing smart city solutions worthy of Mersin “
Burhanettin Kocamaz, Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, shared the pride and excitement of presenting the project which will bring hope, future and modernism to the city and shared it with the participants. . We continue to produce until the last minute. As you can appreciate, the most obvious feature of the period we live in is the rapid change. The formation of societies that can keep up with this rapid change of the age is directly related to the sustainable and prosperous living environments. As the Metropolitan Municipality of Mersin, we achieved the firsts in many areas and brought together our people by producing smart city solutions worthy of Mersin with our human-oriented, strategic and IT-supported management approach. First, we identified the transportation needs of our city until 2030 and created the Mersin Transportation Master Plan. We have developed practical solutions for informatics by presenting the transportation of our city with innovative technology and identifying the demands of our citizens, current and potential problems of our city on time and place. In
Ac The Pearl of the Mediterranean will bring our city together with the metro, we will break the ground in transportation “
Speaking of how difficult it is to give a new vision to a city and how it was not done, President Kocamaz said, ı It takes courage, an entrepreneurial spirit and a vision to turn a city's face into a future with all its values. With this approach, we planned the future of our city and gave a promise to the people of Mersin. We said that we will bring our city, the pearl of the Mediterranean, together with the metro, and will break the ground in transportation. We wanted to bring the highest technology to our Mersin transportation. In this context, we entered into a serious working process considering the best for you. For this valuable project, we worked with the expert project company of our country. At the same time, the city of Mersin, a company with Prota Engineering and our technical team formed within the municipality of our hands with the experienced teachers of the Istanbul Commerce University, we were able to give Mersin the impossible. 8 19 km long, with the 15 station, all of which will go through the underground line of the first line of our metropolitan and received our approval from the Ministry of Transport, X he said.
”We signed the world record“
Underlining the fact that 2-3 year-long project work including 8 completed all the works in the field, they have signed a world record. Mr. Kocamaz said; I shared with hope and excitement. It's work, heart, patience and time. In this way, maybe we have taken a lot of work because of the lack of preparation from the local government that we have taken over, but thankfully we have reached the tender stage in the biggest project to be realized in the history of Mersin, which is suitable for our goal to bring our people to peace. In this process, we believe that we will proceed with harmony in unity and solidarity for Mersin for our future, and I am proud to say that the countdown has started in the biggest project of Mersin. Bu
“I will be a follower until the end of the projects“
President Kocamaz ended his speech as follows:
"We are on the eve of local elections and local elections, as you know, unfortunately, has exceeded the boundaries of Mersin, it surpassed the borders of Turkey. It became an important source of news in the world media. Therefore, our efforts for bringing the day to day and night without any day or night and for the 5 years, unfortunately, have reached the points that will cut the way for the projects of both myself and this vision. But we want everyone to know that managing Mersin wants a vision, Mersin wants to manage the heart, to manage Mersin, knowledge, experience and experience. As someone has said, this project to compare the metrobus, or Mersin to see the worthy of the metrobus Mersin, Mersin is to mock the mind. Therefore, I would like to inform other people that we have prepared in this process and we will share the projects we prepared for the next 5 year with our people and follow them to the end of these projects. Metro project, good luck for our Mersin. Em
Metro's project details
Mersin Metro will be one of the few subways in our country, which are all underground, after Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, due to the city's architecture and the sensitivity to protect urban design and urban aesthetics.
The Mersin Metro, which is unique in many areas and has no precedents in terms of being first, was designed not only as a modern transportation area but also as a urban living space. While planning the stations, the Metropolitan Municipality aimed to create a new living space in the city by adding exhibition areas, shopping units, cultural halls, meeting areas for non-governmental organizations, income generating spaces and many other features to the project.
By signing a first in the country, transferring and parking bicycles, motorcycles and cars in closed and secure car parks at the main stations will create a system where they can go anywhere they want with metro comfort.
enables integration of transport, it will be the first subway system in Turkey
In the project, using the latest technology in the world, the external diameter of the single tube system 10 meter, which is a first in our country by signing a more secure, robust, comfortable and fast transportation to the completion of the construction of the metro and the fastest way to meet the people of Mersin is planned.
Metropolitan Municipality, road, combining rail and sea, allowing the integration of transport, establishing the first subway system in Turkey, citizens of the transfer station without being affected by adverse weather conditions in the city is designing a project to enable them to achieve the fastest possible way.
By the Metropolitan Municipality, the metro, which will be equipped with smart city technologies, fully automatic operation system, comfortable wagons, special lighting and announcement system, latest system information boards, moving visual advertising system, last system escalators and elevators, 7 to 70 all aims to appeal to the public.
2019 to begin construction
Metro 2019 to be started in 1. The line will be offered to the public in the main traffic of the city in the east-west direction first.
10 2 planned to be implemented in the year. It is aimed to make the line between Pozcu and the University in the light rail category consisting of 10,5 km length and 8 station. In 2023 2 thought to be available to the public. The cost of the line requires 400 million TL investment with today's value.
12 consisting of 12 km length and 3 station planned to connect the Underground Station, City Hospital and Bus Station underground. The line is expected to be put into service in 2024.
4.Hat will be composed of 5,5 km and 6 station between Train Station and National Garden. The tram project, which will go from the coast, is expected to be available to the public until 2025.
8 consisting of 8 km length and 5 station to connect the bus station with the Pozcu. The line will be partially underground. The project is aimed to be introduced to Mersin in 2027.
11 consisting of 12 km and 6 stations to connect the Port and Pozcu from the north. The line is all underground. This line is planned to be completed in 2029 and presented to the service of the people of Mersin.