The projects in Istanbul received the most share from the resources allocated by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure for urban transportation with ₺5 billion.
According to the compilation made by AA correspondent from the 2021 Investment Program, the Ministry allocated ₺8 billion 465 million for ongoing urban transportation projects.
While Istanbul will be the city with the highest budget in the said investments with ₺5 billion, ₺3 billion 45 million of the allowance will be used in the Istanbul New Airport Rail System Connections Project.
₺1 billion 508 million was allocated for the Halkali-Istanbul New Airport Metro Line project and ₺680 million 130 thousand for the Gayrettepe-Istanbul New Airport Metro Line project. For the project, which is planned to be allocated ₺66 million 676 thousand for engineering-consultancy services, ₺790 million will be spent on the purchase of metro vehicles. ₺670 million of the amount determined for this purchase will be provided by foreign credit.
Another big project in Istanbul was the Basaksehir-Kayasehir Metro Line, which was allocated ₺845 million 95 thousand.
A resource of ₺785 million 473 thousand was allocated for the Bakirkoy-Bahcelievler-Kirazli Metro Line project and ₺331 million 516 thousand for the connections of the Sabiha Gokcen Airport metro line.
₺1.4 billion resource to Konya
Konya was the province to which the most resources were allocated after Istanbul in urban transportation projects. While a budget of ₺1 billion 370 million is determined for the Konya Rail System Lines Project, ₺1 billion 110 million of this will be used for foreign credit.
The investment amount of the Gebze-OSB-Danca Coast Rail System Line Project in Kocaeli was calculated as ₺1 billion 28 million this year. ₺79 million 243 thousand was allocated to Kocaeli City Hospital Tram Line Project.
The investment amount of Bursa Emek City Hospital Rail System Line Project was ₺352 million 530 thousand.
While ₺493 million 395 thousand are allocated for the Ankara subways completion project, this project is expected to be completed next year.
₺134 million 282 thousand were allocated for the Anafartalar – YHT Tram Line Project in Kayseri.
Source: AA / Translated by Bazaar Times Team