Halkapınar Bus Terminal Metro is going out to tender soon; President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in his speech in Izmir: "Halkapınar Bus Terminal Metro works have begun and the tender will be launched very soon."
Stating that they have made a total investment of 17 billion liras in İzmir in the last 25 years in transportation, Erdogan said that they have increased the divided road length to 513 kilometers with the addition of 916 kilometers, and that the journey that has reached 8-9 hours with the Istanbul-İzmir Highway has become a thing of the past, and now it is 3,5 hours on a safe road in Istanbul on a safe road. He said that can be reached.
President Erdoğan emphasized that the construction of 2 transportation projects in İzmir, which total cost exceeding 20 billion liras, is continuing and they are modernizing by renewing existing railways.
Explaining that the construction of the Izmir-Ankara high-speed train line, which will reduce the Izmir-Ankara route to 3,5 hours, Erdogan said, “We started to work on a metro line between Halkapınar and Otogar at a cost of 2,3 quadrillion. Hopefully, we will also bid on this project. We have completed the survey project of the Izmir Gulf crossing. Development plan studies are also ongoing. We included the construction of a new railway line and 2nd line between Selçuk-Ortaklar in the investment program. We started preparations to make a high-speed train line between Ödemiş-Kiraz and Bergama-Soma. We completely renewed Adnan Menderes Airport, which was not enough for İzmir. We built 28 dams and 8 ponds in İzmir. We are building 14 more dams. Was İzmir thirsty? Who made Gördes? We brought İzmir to the water. Actually, this is the task of the metropolitan. But they didn't. With the irrigation facilities we have built in the last 17 years, we have opened 547 thousand decares of land for irrigation. We provided a total of 4,2 billion liras of agricultural support to our farmers from Izmir. ” he spoke.