Kadıköy Mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı shared on his social media accounts that 6 station buildings, which are the symbol of cultural and historical heritage, but left idle. KadıköyIn order to transform it into a museum, library, cultural and social life center by taking the opinions of the people. Kadıköy He called for it to be allocated to the municipality. Odabaşı also started a signature campaign.
Kadıköy Mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı made a statement on his social media accounts that the 6 station buildings left idle in the district, KadıköyHe wanted it to be allocated to the municipality on behalf of the citizens.
Odabaşı said, “Many of these historical buildings, which are in the protection status, have been left idle and derelict by the Ministry of Transport for many years, and they are almost preparing to be donated to someone. We KadıköyAs citizens, we cannot and will never allow our historical stations to be destroyed in this way. Kızıltoprak, Feneryolu, Göztepe, Erenköy, Suadiye and Bostancı, these stations are our cultural and historical heritage. These are not just a building, but our past, our memory. The station buildings are for the public, in order to make the 6 station buildings in our district a museum, library, culture and social life center by taking the opinion of our neighbors. KadıköyWe aspire on behalf of the people," he said.
SIGNATURE CAMPAIGN STARTED
After the call of Odabaşı, "Historical Train Stations belong to the People!" He also started a petition with the title. In the video calling for the campaign, Odabaşı said, “With this signature campaign, we can also take you in this process. Kadıköy We invite you to stand next to the Municipality. And we repeat once again: Historic train station buildings are for the people!” said.
SUPPORT FROM FAMOUS NAMES
Kadıköy A great deal of support came to the call of Mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı. CHP Istanbul Provincial Chair Canan Kaftancıoğlu posted on her social media accounts, “Station buildings belong to the people! Kadıköy Our Mayor, Serdil Dara Odabaşı Kadıköy He aspires to these buildings on behalf of his people. It is our duty to grow and support solidarity”.
Poet, writer, actress Sunay Akın “Everywhere is under occupation. There is no room for trees, children, old people. We need to get ahead of this self-interest and rent-seeking. It is enough." supported by his words.
Gökhan Özoğuz, the soloist of the Athena music group, said, “There is only one Istanbul, it is very important to protect the historical buildings of Istanbul. But it is also a unique feeling to be able to live in our lives by keeping the originality of those structures constant. Train stations are for the people!” shared it.
CHP district mayors, professional chambers, headmen and KadıköyPeople also supported Odabaşı's call with their posts. Within the scope of the high-speed train project, the Haydarpaşa-Gebze suburban line was stopped on June 19, 2013, and the reopening of the line took place in 2019, six years later. However, the historical stations on the historical railway were deactivated on the grounds that they were not suitable for the new project.