A couple of decisions have been taken to speed up the metro projects of Istanbul.
Tenders will open for eight new metro lines of Istanbul in September.
Tenders will open for seven new metro lines of Istanbul in July.
Transportation Ministry published a circular stating that all metro and tram car tenders must support local production.
Hyundai Rotem remains the only company in the tender for 300 metro cars of Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey Metro line under construction.
The producers with production facilities in Turkey have been awarded in recent tenders for the urban rail systems in Turkish cities.