Ministry support for rail system projects in Konya: The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication has undertaken two new light rail system construction projects in Konya after Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya.
According to the decision of the Council of Ministers in the current issue of the Official Gazette, Konya Metropolitan Municipality's Campus-Beyhekim-New YHT Gar-Gar-Meram Municipality light rail system line and Necmettin Erbakan University-Yeni YHT Gar-Fetih Street-Meram Municipality light The construction works of the rail system line projects were undertaken by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications.
With its decision published in the Official Gazette dated February 18, the Council of Ministers made a change in the regulation on “urban rail transportation system projects” and transferred the construction of rail system projects in Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya from the municipalities to the Ministry of Transport.
According to the decision of the Council of Ministers, urban rail transportation system projects approved by the Council of Ministers will be undertaken by the Ministry of Transport.
With the decision, the construction of the Yenikapı-İncirli metro line in Istanbul, the AKM-Gar-Kızılay metro line in Ankara and the Meydan Airport-EXPO rail system line in Antalya were transferred to the Ministry of Transport.