IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlu, said that they have doubled the average annual rail system construction, which had been under 25 km for the previous 5 years, by 2.5.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) is currently carrying out the construction of 10 subways in Istanbul. IMM President Ekrem İmamoğluWhen he took office, the metro constructions, which were stopped during the period of his predecessor Mevlüt Uysal, started again.
In the presentation he made on June 3, 24, on the 2022rd anniversary of his appointment, İmamoğlu opened a separate topic for his investments in the metro. İmamoğlu said, “Today, we are the only city in the world that can manage 10 metro constructions at the same time. We have doubled the average annual rail system construction, which was below 25 km for the previous 5 years, by 2.5. We overcame every obstacle they put up and in 2021, we put a full 11.1 kilometers of rail system line into service.”
Bedrettin Dalan, who served between 1984-1989, built 1.32 km of subway. IMM President Nurettin Sözen for the 1989-1994 period undertook the construction of a 4.17 km subway. President Erdogan built only 1994 km of subway between 1998-0.86, when he was the IMM Presidency.