The revisions of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in the construction of Narlidere Metro drew attention. SABAH revised that the revision was done without the approval of the Ministry of Transport
(SabahAccording to the report of Ercan Gürcaner; “The information and documents he received about Narlıdere Metro fell to the public in Izmir like a bomb. CHP'LI has revised at the 7.2 km long Narlıdere Metro of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and turned 7 stations to be built into birds. The volumes of the stations shrank by 25 to 75 percent. Within the scope of the revision, the cancellation of many constructions such as parking lot, escalator and elevator put honey on the bread of the contractor company.
He reached another remarkable detail about the subway. It turned out that the changes made by the Metropolitan made without the approval of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. This situation was interpreted as a scandal. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which completed the Üçyol - Üçkuyular Metro barely in 10 years, laid the foundation of the Narlıdere Metro in June last year. Construction tender of Narlıdere Metro, Karşıyaka Gülermak Heavy Industry Construction and Contracting Company, which implemented the Konak Tramway and Konak Tram projects kazanwas. A contract was signed between İzmir Metropolitan and the contractor firm on 4 June 2018. Afterwards, the site was handed over.
The work, which was awarded to the company for 1 billion 27 million liras, is expected to end in December 2021. According to the procedure, the administration had to be approved by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and the Project Infrastructure General Directorate before such subway construction tenders were awarded. Metropolitan also approved the project from both the ministry and the general directorate of infrastructures in order to bid for the subway. The tender was held on the project approved by the ministry and the general directorate.