Treasury Has Not Approved for 3 Metro Lines Stopped in Istanbul

Istanbul did not approve the treasury for the stopped metro line
Istanbul did not approve the treasury for the stopped metro line

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu announced that they could not start because they could not get Treasury approval even though they found credit; Eminönü-Alibeyköy Tram Line, Bostancı-Dudullu Metro Line and Yenidoğan-Hospital Line were learned. Imamoglu made a subway call to the President and said, Hazine We need Treasury approval to mobilize the loan. There is a credit facility, we find it. It's just a touch we want. ”

SözcüAccording to the report of Ozlem Guvemli'nin; BB İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu stated that they could not get the approval they requested from the Treasury for the 2 lines they have received loans within the scope of the works they started to activate the metro lines that were stopped 3 years ago.

Imamoglu, who made a subway call to the President, said:

  • We need Treasury approval to mobilize the loan.
  • Our request for 3 lines was rejected in the first week of January.
  • If it is not rejected, we will be able to mobilize metro lines very fast with those credit facilities.
  • There is a credit facility, we find it. Just a touch we want.


One of the lines where Imamoğlu could not get credit approval from the Treasury is the Dudullu-Bostancı metro line, which is 21 kilometers long, which will reduce the distance between Bostancı and Dudullu to 14.3 minutes. The cost of the metro line, which was 70 percent complete and comprised of 13 stations, was announced as 558 million euros plus VAT.

İmamoğlu stated that there is a need for 2018 million euro plus VAT financing for the line which has been standing since October 200 “The investment plan permission of this place has just been released.

We expect to be approved and announced in the first weeks of 2020. Subsequently, our financing efforts will continue. I However, the first week of January turned out to be the necessary approval.


The other line that the Treasury does not approve is the 10 km Alibeyköy Eyüpsultan Eminönü tram line.

Starting from the Eminönü bus stops, the route passes through the Golden Horn coast to Küçükpazar, Cibali, Fener, Balat, Ayvansaray, Feshane, Eyüp-Teleferik, Eyüp State Hospital, Silahtarağa Station and Sakarya Neighborhood Station. It ends at the station.

Imamoglu, who conducted a survey on the construction site of the line in the past weeks, said, uz We are working on additional resources. We want to prepare this place for 2020 ”.


Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe-Sultanbeyli line-connected Yenidoğan-Hospital Line is one of the lines that the Treasury does not approve.

6.95 km line consists of Hospital, Sarıgazi, Aydınlar, Güngören, Taşdelen and Yenidoğan stations.

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