Bakirkoy-Kirazli 10 goes to the minute: The foundation of Bakirkoy-Bahcelievler-Kirazli subway was laid. The 9 metro line will cost 1.2 billion liras. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the Eurasia tunnel will be opened in December at 10. Yildirim said that a new action plan to relax Istanbul traffic would be announced soon.
The first digging for the Bakırköy-Bahçelievler-Kirazlı metro line, which has been awaited for years, was hit yesterday. The 9-kilometer metro line that will connect Kayaşehir, Olympic Stadium, Başakşehir, İSTOÇ and Mahmutbey via Kirazlı to the Bakırköy coast will cost 1.2 billion liras. It takes 10 minutes between Bakırköy coast and Bağcılar.
YAVUZ ON 26 AUGUST 20 DECEMBER EURASIA
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the line held yesterday, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that Istanbulites would bring new solutions to the traffic ordeal. Stating that the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge will be put into service on 26 August and the Eurasia Tunnel on 20 December, Yıldırım said that the new action plan that will ease the traffic in Istanbul will be announced soon. Istanbul for the 1994 Prime Minister pointed out that the landmark Lightning, "our holy leader walks starting in Istanbul in Turkey today, the President is continuing leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan," he said.
WORK LIKE A 7 STAR IN ISTANBUL WITH 7 HILLS
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, “Since its opening, Marmaray has served 142 million Istanbul residents. Even their dreams cannot catch up with our works. Whatever we do and bring projects to Istanbul, it is less. We have a debt to Istanbul. Our youth passed in this city, we lived our best memories with Istanbul. We will bring more works to Istanbul. We are making a work like 7 stars for Istanbul with 7 hills. Marmaray, Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the highway that will make Istanbul-Izmir the neighboring gate and the Osmangazi Bridge, Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Train, the airport and the last one, the Canal Istanbul, ”he said.
NO MORE TRAFFIC
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım stated that the traffic in Istanbul will be relieved to a certain extent with the built metro networks and said: “Today, 146 km metro line is operational. In the next 5-6 years, we will increase the rail system line to 400 km. The goal is to reach our target of 990 km. Istanbul still has a traffic problem. There are 14 million population, 28 million travels. There is this problem in all big cities, but the important thing is to reduce this problem. When the Yavuz Sultan bridge is opened, the trucks will go there and they will relax. When the unfinished suburban lines are completed, it will be a little more relaxed.
NEW ACTION PLAN FOR ISTANBUL TRAFFIC
Stating that they will put their signature under projects that will make Istanbul even more beautiful, Yildirim said, “Istanbul is the city that heralded us. Rail systems will be completed. "We will prepare an action plan with our municipality to ease the traffic problem in Istanbul and share it with you soon."
Continue to fight for transportation
Speaking at the ceremony, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş said that all the cities of the world are struggling with transportation. Stating that they have expanded their metro network and called “Metro everywhere”, Topbaş said that they wanted to create a city with metro stations within a maximum of half an hour walking distance. Stating that 146 kilometers of rail system serve Istanbul as of today, Topbaş said, “76 kilometers of metro construction continues. The tender stage has been reached on 8 different lines. Our desire; Passing 2019 kilometers when we arrive in 400. Finally, the total length of rail systems in Istanbul will reach 999 kilometers, ”he said.
We will work hard for iSTANBUL
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said that they will put forth all their efforts to bring big projects into service one by one in Istanbul, with the vision set forth by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as an example and guiding them.
Emphasizing that these projects will be completed as soon as possible and offered to the service of Istanbulites, Arslan said, “Nobody should have a doubt about this. And again, he lived in Istanbul for a very long time, he even lived in Bakırköy, Güngören, Bahçelievler, Bağcılar for a very long time, and from an Istanbul where there was not even a walkway, let alone the subway, today we can ring all over Istanbul with rail systems "We came to an Istanbul that will turn it into an Istanbul."
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