Afyonkarahisar will get the high speed train in 2015. Afyonkarahisar residents will be able to reach Ankara in 6 hours thanks to the station, which will be built on an area of 150 decares at the 1,5th kilometer of Afyonkarahisar-Kütahya road.
The Ankara-Antalya stage of the tender in the last months of Afyonkarahisar reportedly started studies on the leg. Afyonkarahisar Governor Irfan Balkanlıoğlu participated in the meeting held under the chairmanship of the State Department of Railways Construction Department Mustafa Babal and Infrastructure Investment General Directorate of Investigation Department President Mustafa Tuncay, the project gave information about the latest status. Governor Irfan Balkanlıoğlu, the intersection of highways will be at the intersection of air and rail transport Afyonkarahisar, Afyonkarahisar 5 star hotel is increasing rapidly and the number of thermal tourism in Ankara-Afyonkarahisar 1,5 to contribute to the development of the important contribution to the drop. Balkanlıoğlu Governor, the station will be held in the city center Omar-planned to be done somewhere in the basin said.
THE PROJECT WILL BE COMPLETED IN 3 YEAR
Head of the State Railways Construction Department Mustafa Babal said that they started to work after the tender of the project. Stating that the project is expected to be completed within 3 year, Babal said, “Afyonkarahisarlı will have a modern, comfortable and convenient transportation opportunity after the project is finished. We have an 250 kilometer transportation line. This distance will be taken at 1,5 hours. We think that it will make important contributions to the economic and social development of the city. ” Mustafa Tuncay, Head of Surveying Department of the General Directorate of State Railways Infrastructure Investment, said that the station will be built on an area of 150 acres where the Ömer-Gecek basin is located. Tuncay, Zafer Airport is planned to enter into operation this year by expressing, from the airport to the city center by light rail system is planned to provide transportation, he said.
Source: Kurtuluş Newspaper