Grand National Assembly of Turkey (Parliament), the Planning and Budget Committee Chairman Lutfi Elvan, saying Mersin subway gave Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's approval for the receipt of the investment program, "I thank you for the value it attaches to Mersin our President. Mersin Metro has been included in the investment program. ”
A very important step has come to solve the traffic problem, which is the most important problem of the city center in Mersin. Lütfi Elvan announced that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has approved the inclusion of the Mersin Metro investment program. Elvan said, “Mersin is our everything. We do not hesitate to put our hands under the stone in every matter that will benefit our brothers from Mersin. As long as Mersin wins. When the demand came to us, we never thought about the inclusion of the Mersin subway into the investment program, which will be an important solution for the traffic ordeal of the people of Mersin. We made the necessary initiatives and finally received the approval of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. He loves Mersin and the people of Mersin. The President of the Republic of Turkey has given us a very important support for the inclusion of the Mersin subway into the investment program. I would like to thank him on behalf of my fellow citizens from Mersin. Thank you for your sincerity. ”
Mersin Metro Project Details
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.
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.