Metro Istanbul General Manager Özgür Soy and the company's top management met with the Mayor of Hatay Metropolitan Municipality, Lütfü Savaş, in order to develop cooperation on rail systems.
Turkey's largest city Istanbul Metro rail operators, in Ankara on October 13, 2020 after 8 station consisting of 7,4 kilometers of A2 Line Road project Dikimevi-NATO stepped in to Hatay. Metro Istanbul General Manager Özgür Soy, Deputy General Manager Responsible for Projects Fatih Gültekin and project managers of the company came together with Metropolitan Municipality President Lütfü Savaş and transportation staff about the rail system investment projects needed by Hatay Metropolitan Municipality.
"We signed 45 rail system projects"
Reminding that they serve nearly 33 million passengers a day with 23 kilometers of lines, 181,5 stations and 186 vehicles as a 949-year management and 3-year project experience, Soy said, “We have signed a 588,30 rail system project of 45 kilometers. Thanks to the feedback we receive from our passengers and our management hat, we can think of the process 360 degrees and develop functional projects with an integrated perspective. We are open to evaluating cooperation offers from all cities in our country. Not only in Istanbul, Turkey, we all know very well in terms of geographical and cultural characteristics. Hatay is one of the most important cities of our country, both geographically and with its cultural richness. We would be delighted to take part in all kinds of projects that will make life easier for the people of Hatay, ”he said.
"Our cooperation with all municipalities continues"
General Manager Soy, “Dear Hatay Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Assoc. Dr. We would like to thank the Hatay Metropolitan Municipality officials who hosted us very well before Lütfü Savaş. Our cooperation with all municipalities regarding rail system projects continues, ”he said.
Lütfü Savaş said, “We hosted Metro Istanbul General Manager Özgür Soy and his accompanying delegation. We discussed the issues of working and projecting together on the use of the rail system and the construction of the tram in Hatay. I would like to thank the delegation with whom we are planning to cooperate on many issues ”.
About Hatay Rail System Vision
According to the data of 31 December 2019, Hatay has a population of 1.628.894 and there is no rail system transportation that is actively used. Lütfü Savaş, informing that there are rail system projects to ease the traffic in the city, said, “The project will start from the airport to Serinyol and Antakya and will meet with the light rail system we have designed in Antakya. Our work on the subject continues, ”he said.
General Manager Özgür Soy and the company's top management met with the Mayor of Hatay Metropolitan Municipality, Lütfü Savaş, to cooperate in the field of rail systems. Ozgur said the Metro Istanbul from all the cities in Turkey is open to offer future cooperation Pedigree, "33 years of business and 23 years of project experience with our 181,5 kilometers lines, 186 stations and 949 vehicle on our day we close the passenger capacity of 3 million. We have signed a 588,30 kilometer 45 rail system project. "Thanks to the feedback we receive from our passengers and our business hat, we can think of the process 360 degrees and develop functional projects with an integrated perspective."