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Record budget for Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye metro


Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye metro project connecting Marmaray and two other metro lines and go through the new finance center under construction has got a budget more than TL 1 billion this year.

This year, about TL 5 billion is allocated for metro projects of Istanbul by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, where the biggest share is for Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye metro. This year’s budget for this metro is TL 1.12 bn.

The tender for Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye metro is completed last month and Gulermak-Nurol was awarded for the project. The project is worth TL 2.5 bn. Thus, this year’s budget is almost half of the value of tender. Project is expected to be completed within 3 years.

Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye and Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey are two project which Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality allocated a budget of over TL 1 bn this year.

Goztepe-Atasehir-Umraniye will be the second vertical rail corridor to Marmara Sea. The other is Bostanci-Dudullu metro which had started early last year.

Cover Photo: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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