📩 27/12/2019 10:31
Turkey's largest High Speed Train (YHT) line of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Railway Line, was the final stage in the construction of Eskisehir-Istanbul sector. The foundations of the Köseköy-Gebze section of the Eskişehir-İstanbul 2nd stage were laid at the Köseköy Train Station in Kocaeli's Kartepe district with the participation of Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Binali Yıldırım, European Union Minister Egemen Bağış and Science, Industry and Technology Minister Nihat Ergün. Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said that the Köseköy Gebze Project is not a large part of the total Ankara-Istanbul Project, but only covers 56 kilometers.
Yıldırım said that many parts of the 470 km part of the project have already been or have been done.
Stating that they wanted to share why they needed a separate ceremony here, Minister Yıldırım continued as follows: “We did an exemplary work here. We carry the full membership before a meaningful cooperation between Turkey and the EU. We attach special importance to this project since it is the first project, the biggest financial support project of the EU, in a single project before accession. Because the development of the railway not only Turkey but only the Caucasus, Central Asia means not only strengthening of Europe's connection. From Europe to the Balkans, from there to Anatolia. The European-Asian integration will get stronger. In this sense, the transition will not be at the forefront of Turkey. In a sense, the EU-Turkey before the merger between the railways and the road we are ready to make this merger. This is between the EU and Turkey, in concrete terms in the true sense of the seemingly işbirbirlig is the permanent works. Therefore, we attach special importance to this. ”Minister Yıldırım stated that everybody knows the investments made in railways for the last 9 years.
Looking at the 50 years that the nails are driven not Turkey's railways, 135 km of roads per year, which indicates they do Yildirim, the history of the Republic stressed that it was a record. Expressing that the railways are symbols of independence and the future, Yıldırım noted that the Prime Minister said, "The railways will stand up again, bear the burden of this country, and no sacrifice will be avoided for this."
It will not be enough to just build the infrastructure of the railways, 'what should we do?' Yıldırım asked, and at the same time stated that the railway had to establish the domestic industry. Stating that they are working for this, Minister Yıldırım completed his speech as follows: “Railways and highways have become more advanced than the last group of countries that have recently entered the EU in many areas. Divided fast roads, infrastructure, Turkey has now become too ready to enter the EU. Whether it is the EU or not, we will continue these investments without slowing down for the future of our country for the happiness of our people. Everyone should know is that Turkey, not the EU, which load is a country that will share the EU burden. Turkey's history is also full of examples of this. Do not worry about our friends, Turkey has always sharing, solidarity has adopted motto, thus it is a country that has always managed to be an element of stability in the region. Today, we are talking about an infrastructure that has equipped the country with roads from west to east and north to south through 9 thousand 15 km of divided roads in the last 300 years, dividing the roads and uniting the lives and the country. ”DONATION:
WE HAPPENED TO REALIZE DREAM PROJECTS
Minister for EU Affairs Mr.Ezemen Bagis stated that 122 laid the foundation to make the Köseköy-Gebze line, which was built in 1890 years ago, suitable for High Speed Train operation, so that they had the trust of the ancestors.
Dream projects perform anymore Ministers expressed their habit, Bagis said: "I hope another dream project Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train de 2013 completed the capital of their civilization with Turkey's capital will bring together. The final stage of forming the Exhibition Center-Gebze our country for the line is used for the first time the European Union funds in the railways, IPA funds from this project about 125 million to provide funding in the amount of EUR a historical example of success as recorded in Turkey's household situation. Today, we will also hold the signing ceremony for the rehabilitation of the Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak line, which is also the primary priority of the transportation operational program, and the installation of signaling and telecommunication systems. The European Union and Turkey's largest projects to be jointly financed by Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak feature also carrying projects in Turkey, will cost about 227 million euros. The project pipeline totaling 415 km in length with the realization of rails will be renewed completely, will be increased carrying capacity and operating speed. "This project, Turkey is no longer that records showed that an important transit corridor between the EU and production centers in Eastern donation," Marmaray Project that will ensure the continuous presence of the Europe-Asia rail link and the completion of a free trade area, which gives a very different preinstalled Turkey to riches. Turkey's EU accession process and the trans-European transport network (TEN) with the integration of our country is a very important opportunity to benefit from these advantages. " he stated.
Science, Industry and Technology Minister Nihat Ergun, a very important project, very important stage, they have realized, the basis of the Kösekey-Gebze line was laid, he said.
Ergun, voiced walk very important projects in Turkey. Ergun, "This train line connects Istanbul with Anatolia." He said.
In his speech, General Director of TCDD Süleyman Karaman gave information about the project. Karaman, said: leş The 56 of the 415 kilometer Köseköy-Gebze line, where we laid the foundation, was provided with pre-accession grants from the EU Union for the 85 of our XNUMX-kilometer Irmak-Karabük Zonguldak line. Both projects are the largest transport projects in the single item financed by the EU to non-member countries. Her
PROJECT 147 MILLION WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR AVRO
Within the scope of the project, the physical and geometric conditions of the existing Köseköy-Gebze line will be made suitable for High Speed Train operation, the line will be contracted and there will be no level crossings on it. In addition to the amendments of 9 tunnels, 10 bridges, 122 culverts on the line, 28 new culverts and 2 underpasses will be built, there will be no level crossings. Within the scope of the construction, approximately 1 million 800 thousand cubic meters of excavation and 1 million 100 thousand cubic meters of filling will be carried out. Turkey, the first time the EU IPA funds will be used on the railways in this project. 146 percent (825 million 952 thousand 85 Euros) of the Köseköy-Gebze line, the contract price of which is 124 million 802 thousand 59 Euros, will be covered by the European Union under IPA. With the revision of Arifiye, the total length of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, which has decreased from 533 km to 523 km and is aimed to be completed in 2013 as integrated with Marmaray, is realized, Ankara-Istanbul will take 3 hours and Ankara-Gebze will be 2 hours 30. will be down in minutes. 17 million passengers will be served annually between the capital and Istanbul.