Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, President of the Republican People's Party, and Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere metro line examined the on-site construction works with İzmir Metropolitan President Tunç Soyer. "We saw the light at the end of the tunnel," said President Soyer, saying that 72 percent of the line is complete. CHP Leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu thanked Mayor Tunç Soyer and his team for their extraordinary effort for the project.
CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, who came to İzmir for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Çiğli Tramway, examined the on-site works on the metro line with Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere metro line with İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer. The delegation descending 30 meters below the ground from the Üçkuyular entrance of the metro, received information about the ongoing work in the tunnel. CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu thanked Mayor Tunç Soyer and the Metropolitan team for their extraordinary effort for this project. Emphasizing that the 12-kilometer Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere metro line, which was 7,2 percent completed when he took office, reached 72 percent in two years, Soyer said, “Despite a difficult period, we dug 11 kilometers underground tunnels”. Narlıdere subway Turkey's cheapest and construction of the fast-moving subway project is that Soyer underlined the completion of rough construction Contemporary Station, said that martyrdom Station and the Fine Arts Station at the start of the study. Soyer said, “We are now starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. "By the end of February, the light will be fully visible," he said. Kılıçdaroğlu said, "Let's see the light at the end of the tunnel also in the economy."
CHP Deputy Chairman Seyit Torun, CHP Provincial Chairman Deniz Yücel, Narlıdere Mayor Ali Engin, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Dr. Buğra Gökçe, Deputy Secretary General Eser Atak and Head of Suburban Rail System Department Mehmet Ergenekon were accompanied by the meeting.
Uninterrupted access to Narlıdere from Bornova
Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere metro line consists of 7 stations: Balçova, Çağdaş, Dokuz Eylül University Hospital, Faculty of Fine Arts, Narlıdere, Şehitlik and District Governorship. With this line, the Metropolitan Municipality will increase the number of stations in the light rail system network to 24 and the length of the rail system to 186,5 kilometers. With the completion of the work, those who take the metro from Bornova EVKA-3 will be able to go directly to Narlıdere District Governorship. The metro line will be completed in 2022.