Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, Kecioren-Tandogan, Kizilay-Cayyolu and Sincan-Batikent metro lines within the day of contracting with the contractor firms signed the contract, after the delivery of the place aims to start the work.
Yıldırım stated that at a press conference held at Keçiören Metro Station, an important stage has been reached in Ankara subways. Yıldırım reminded that the construction of Keçiören-Tandoğan, Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent subway constructions, which were previously started by Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, was transferred to the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications last year, and the total length of 3 lines was 4 kilometers. Stating that the construction works have started in 3 or below and the physical progress is different, Yıldırım stated that the necessary preparations were made for 3 lines after the transfer to the Ministry and that the auctions were held last December, and the contract signing stage for both Keçiören-Tandoğan, Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent lines noted that it was arrived.
Total length of the 9,5 kilometer, which will sign the contract with the contractor Gülermak-Kolin for the construction of the Kecioren-Tandogan line on Thursday, the Minister Yildirim said that the contract will be delivered immediately after the contract is signed and construction will start. Yildiz-Tandogan line will take more time than the other two expressing that the line Minister Yildirim, said they planned to complete the construction of this line as soon as possible.
Minister Yıldırım stated that the contracts of the Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent metro lines will be signed with the contractor companies on the 8th of the month next week, and they want to start the construction and start the construction in 15 days.
Pointing out that Ankara has a population of nearly 5 million, Minister Yıldırım said:
“We know that it is not possible to solve Ankara's traffic by making new roads, bridges and crossroads to Ankara.
For this reason, we are aware of the importance of this 3 metro line for the people of Ankara. We will try 3 shifts day and night to finish this 3 subway line. We know that Ankaraans are looking forward to the completion of these projects. If everything goes well, we intend to complete the Kecioren-Tandogan line in the 2,5 year.
We aim to complete the Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent lines within 2 years. Thus, we aim to put these three lines into service in early and mid 2014. We will strive for this. We have completed all our preparations and we will start working quickly on all 15 routes in the next 3 days. We know that our job is difficult. Ankara residents waited a long time for these lines to start. But most of them are gone. We hit the pickaxe and I hope we complete these subways. ”
- “Due to winter conditions, there was no serious closure on the main routes”
Minister Yıldırım also answered questions of journalists, a reporter's winter conditions due to closed roads and asked to be on the studies, he said that Turkey is experiencing the coldest and harshest winter conditions in recent years.
Stating that the fight against snow and ice Minister Yıldırım, the main routes do not have a very serious closure, short-term closures occurred, he added. The reason for this is not lack of snow struggle, stating that the drivers are starting out of the ill-advised Minister Yıldırım, chainless, without the rope, without the necessary equipment to set off the drivers both risking their safety and the road closes, he said.
The drivers asked them not to go unpredictably in the winter conditions, Minister Yıldırım said that drivers should take the necessary equipment especially in winter conditions.
Another journalist, the 51 domestic production condition of the metro sets on the reminder of the decision on the parallel works in parallel with the infrastructure signaling and electromechanical work on the ongoing signs of the Minister Yıldırım, tender announcements for the metro train sets continued, 14 said that they will collect proposals in February. Total 324 train set will be taken to represent Yildirim, the domestic railway industry in order to develop the local contribution to the percentage of 51 noted that they determined.
Indicating that the domestic contribution rate will be 90 percent in the first 30 sets due to the urgency of the works, Yıldırım said, “In the remaining parts, 51 percent will be domestic. There are companies who want to question the subway car is a very intense interest in this manufacturing largely in Turkey, will perform in the country. By ensuring this, we will both contribute to the development of railway technology in our country and at the same time, additional employment and job opportunities by providing foreign exchange savings.
We will have provided. ”
Minister Yıldırım made examinations at Keçiören Dutluk Metro Station after the press conference. Minister Yıldırım, who went to the subway station in Dışkapı, the line in question, studied the tunnels here.