Ministry of Transport Allocates 30 thousand TL to İzmir for Metro

The ministry of transport has allocated 30 bin tl
The ministry of transport has allocated 30 bin tl

📩 22/02/2019 11:32

Ministry of Transport, resources will flow to Ankara and Istanbul subways. 2019 will send 3.2 billion to Istanbul subway and 1 to Ankara in 30. Izmir XNUMX thousand pounds were divided.

It turned out that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, which poured its budget resources into the construction of subways in Ankara and Istanbul, did not even send a penny to Izmir for subways. The ministry will send another 9 billion lira to the metro in Istanbul and Ankara, where it has spent 4.3 billion liras so far. İzmir is allocated only 30 thousand liras.

SPOKESMANAccording to the report of Erdogan SÜZER from Turkey, the AKP has acquired the metro constructions, which Ankara Metropolitan Municipality could not finish with its own resources and put it into service, so that the entire burden was put on the country budget while the municipality got rid of a huge financial burden. After Ankara, the burden of large metro constructions in Istanbul was shifted from the municipality to the budget. Later, some small transportation projects in Erzurum, Antalya, Konya and Izmir were also included in this scope, but almost all of the money was flowed to the metro in Ankara and Istanbul.


According to the 2019 investment program, 6 billion 573 million 467 thousand liras have been spent from the budget to the metro constructions that Ankara Metropolitan Municipality should do with its own resources. A total of 7 billion 874 million lira will be spent on these metro constructions, which have a total size of 1 billion 61 million lira, so that total expenditure will reach 7 billion 635 million lira.

2 billion 461 million liras has been spent from the budget of the country to the metro constructions that Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality should make with its own resources.

This year, the full year of the 3 billion 259 thousand pounds will be spent in Istanbul subways and thus the total amount will reach 521 billion 5 million pounds.


3.2 billion 2 million liras of the 776 billion lira resource allocated to Istanbul will be used for Istanbul Airport rail system connections. In this context, 2 billion 275 million TL for Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport metro construction, Halkalı- Istanbul Airport metro construction will be spent 460 million pounds.

The remaining 41 million pounds will go to consultancy services. 13.9 billion 1 million liras has been spent for airport rail systems, which is expected to cost 954 billion liras.

Ministry investment but not transferred

On the other hand, İzmir, where AKP promised great investments during the election periods, was the third largest city in the country after Istanbul and Ankara, but could not receive a penny from its budget for metro investments. Even though İzmir's 2.3 billion lira Halkapınar-Bus Terminal rail connection was included among the investments of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, no money has been sent to the project so far. This year's budget was allocated only 2.3 thousand lira for the 30 billion lira project.

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