The groundbreaking ceremony of the Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe metro line was held in Çekmeköy Square. Ceremony; Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, Istanbul Governor Hüseyin Avni Mutlu, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş and many others attended. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Binali Yıldırım explained the problems Istanbul experienced in the past.
Noting that Ümraniye remembered the mud, Minister Yıldırım said, “While considering the water and sewage of this place, now underground subway lines are being built. It was a dream come true. "We have thoughts for Istanbul," says the main opposition party leader. I need a project for Istanbul. Not only in Turkey, the world's No. projects are done one at a time.
With the introduction of Marmaray at the end of next year, Kartal-Kadıköy180 km distance will be exceeded in the subway with the introduction of. If you said 250 kilometers of metro will be built in Istanbul, 'Have you gone crazy? they used to say. There is a power in this country that turns problems such as mountains into solutions like mountains. ” Yıldırım said, “We made the tender for the third Bosphorus Bridge a week ago. It will be completed in 3 years. ”
Speaking of 7 major projects to be made in Istanbul, Minister Yıldırım noted that the total cost of these projects is 60 quadrillion. Minister Yıldırım, stating that an airport will be built in Şırnak, said, “The terrorist organization cannot digest the nation's service. The brotherhood of 75 million will strangle you on this dead end street. ”
Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş said, “The future generations will not remember us while using these metro lines, but we are proud of these services we provide for humanity. We wanted to carry the developments there to our country by witnessing all the developments in the world. Today, we uncovered Istanbul, which the whole world looks at with envy. ”
Stating that they have invested 52 billion liras since they took office, Topbaş said, “These investments are 24 billion lira related to transportation. We made these investments day and night. The metro line here includes 20 kilometers.
We lay the foundation of the 16-station subway. We are doing a job that people living here cannot imagine. Nobody could have imagined that the subway would come here. The traffic problem of this region will decrease significantly. You will be able to get to Üsküdar in 25 minutes. ”
KadıköyExpressing that they will use advanced technology in this line as well as in the Kartal metro line, Topbaş said that the system of this line is capable of acting spontaneously and receiving passengers on its own without any users.
After the speeches gathered on the stage Minister Yıldırım and his companions realized the groundbreaking ceremony of the construction of the metro.