Konya Metro 4 will be completed and put into service during the year; Ugur Ibrahim Altay, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality, met with members of the press in Konya made evaluations about the latest state of transport investments.
President Altay, who made statements about the latest status of transportation investments in Konya, said that they witnessed the realization of a dream of Konya with the tender of metro. At the junction of Fetih Street and Kışla Street, 10 thousand people next to the gymnasium 30 thousand square meters next to the construction of the main construction site has begun President Altay, “21.1 kilometer-length work will be the first stage of the 22 station. Tender is the largest public investment in Konya. 1 billion 190 million euros will be invested. Considering that Konya-Ankara YHT is an investment of 1 billion dollars, we understand how important the work is for Konya. The work is scheduled to be completed in 4 year. Vehicle purchases were undertaken by Konya Metropolitan Municipality. In the last period, all the vehicle purchases of Konya will be undertaken by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. ”
Mayor Altay underlined that they want to complete the process as soon as possible by giving the least inconvenience to Konya during the Metro construction process and said, “We also expect some understanding from the people of Konya. Because temporary problems will arise for permanent solutions. Meanwhile, expropriation works are underway to open three new streets in Karatay, Meram and Seljuks to ease the traffic. Sultan Abdulhamid Khan Street, Celaleddin Karatay Street and Ismail Ketenci Street will open three alternative streets to create a new plan. In 2023, we will start using Konya Metro. I wish it will be beneficial for our city already ”.