Aksaray Yenikapı Metro Line Opening Ceremony: Davutoğlu went to the seat of the Aksaray-Yenikapı subway line: Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Elvan said, “The 700-meter connection we opened today and the new station opened is the construction of a lost ring with the connections to Atatürk Airport, Marmaray and Taksim metro.
Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, stated that the Aksaray-Yenikapı metro line and the new station they opened today are the construction of a missing link with the connections of Atatürk Airport, Marmaray and Yenikapı-Taksim-Hacıosman metro, he directly addresses 900 people traveling daily. ”
Elven, Aksaray and Yenikapi in his speech at the metro line inauguration ceremony, which just Tayyip Erdogan Prime Minister Recep Prime Minister as Ahmet Davutoglu 100 thousand ministries family as Turkey's Istanbul were trying to sevdayl to realize their dreams, Marmaray, Istanbul-Ankara High Speed He said that the Train Project, the Eurasia Bosphorus Crossing Tunnel, the Istanbul-Izmir Highway and the Gulf Crossing Bridge, the 3rd airport to be built in Istanbul, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge are the products of this love.
Expressing that modernizing and transforming the Istanbul suburban lines into Marmaray, high-speed train and Istanbul subways is the product of this delight, Elvan stated that doing whatever it takes to Istanbul is the debt of this country as a ministry assigned to this country. .
“We will complete the Levent-BU metro line at the end of the year”
Elven, "as of today in Turkey, subway, light rail, 492 kilometers, including the city's suburban rail network. The construction of the 133-kilometer urban rail system continues. The project work of the 54-kilometer part continues and the preliminary project design work of the 58-kilometer part continues. In this data covering 14 metropolitan cities, Istanbul constitutes the weight. ”
Stating that they have improved the existing subway network in Istanbul as the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications while bringing the 64-kilometer suburban system to the metro standard, Elvan said that they have continued the construction of the Levent-Boğaziçi University (BU) subway line until the end of this year. reported what they were aiming for.
Elvan, Bakırköy-Bahçelievler-Kirazlı and Kaynarca-Sabiha Gökçen Airport undertaking by the Ministry stated that the tender process is continuing and they are planning to finish the auctions by the end of December. He said that he tied.
17 billion lira for Istanbul's transportation infrastructure
Elvan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said:
“We connect Istanbul's densely located and inconvenient regions to the city's land, sea and rail based public transportation modes. We make Sabiha Gökçen Airport accessible in the shortest way with the rail system. The total amount of investment we have made for Istanbul subways today is 6,3 billion liras. In other words, we spent 6,3 quadrillion expenditures as the Ministry. Currently, our 7 quadrillion investment project continues for Istanbul. Our 4 quadrillion project is at the stage of project design and 2 quadrillion is at the tender stage.
In other words, if I need to summarize briefly, our Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications has allocated 17 quadrillion TL for the transportation infrastructure of Istanbul. and has done an important part of it. The 700 meter connection we opened today and the new station opened is almost the construction of a missing link with the connections to Atatürk Airport, Marmaray and Taksim metro. This meaningful connection directly addresses 900 people daily traveling in the subways and in Marmaray. ”
Topbaş: “A very short but very special line”
Speaking at the opening, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş stated that living in Istanbul as a manager brings a different responsibility and happiness, and said that they are happy to continue the service understanding that started with President Erdoğan.
Topbas said that the first priority problem of the cities of the city is transportation and that the increasing urbanization is fueling this problem. Topbaş also pointed out that transportation will cause serious problems in the cities if the right steps are not taken.
“When we took office, the daily mobility in Istanbul was around 2004 million in 11, while it has reached 23 million today. It is not possible to meet this mobility by individual vehicles. The civilization measure of a city depends on the rate of people living in that city using public transportation. In order to use public transportation, our people need to create high-quality, comfortable, fast and safe systems.
When we took office, we made the transportation plans of the city. and now we are realizing our plans. The line we opened today is very special. As a municipality, we invested only 32,5 billion in transportation, but there are still many ways to go and we consider ourselves at the beginning. This very short but very special line that we will open here today will bring significant comfort to Istanbul. With this line we will open, it constitutes an important part of uninterrupted transportation in Istanbul. This work took a long time because we reached archaeological ruins during our work in Yenikapı. On this occasion, the history of Istanbul was rewritten. With this line we will open, our 13 districts will be connected.