Transportation Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim's visit to Sakarya, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Zeki Toçoglu and TCDD General Manager Suleyman Karaman attended the ceremony with the signing of the 1 stage of the city rail system project to be established in Sakarya.
Minister Yıldırım also participated in the handover ceremony of the wagons produced by TÜVASAŞ for Bulgaria's Railways and also made investigations on the Karasu railway which is currently underway. Minister Yıldırım's program in TÜVASAŞ signed the protocol of the city rail system, which is of great importance for the city.
TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman and Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Zeki Toçoğlu signed the protocol for the implementation of the first stage of the city rail system. According to the protocol, TCDD General Directorate, Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality will allocate three sets of train sets. In addition, the Metropolitan Municipality, Adapazarı, New Terminal, Arifiye rail system to serve on the 5 units will make a new intermediate station.
The train sets will be air conditioned, disabled, modern and extremely comfortable. Bikes can also be boarded on the train sets, and the Metropolitan Municipality Smart Card Application System (Kart54) will be available on trains. The train sets will be operated by TCDD mechanics and the train traffic will be followed by TCDD. The tourniquet in the stations, wages collection, security, cleaning and public relations services will be managed by the metropolitan municipality. According to the signed protocol, the metropolitan municipality will pay rent to TCDD for the use of the line and vehicle allocation.
The metropolitan municipality said that the city rail system will be offered to citizens during the 2012 year. Zeki Toçoğlu, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, made a statement on the protocol and said, Büyük We are implementing the 1 stage of our urban rail system project. We would like to thank our Minister Binali Yıldırım and TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman for their support. We are also working to bring our second stage work to the rail system between the city center and Yenikent, as stipulated by our Master Plan of Transportation. Ulaşım
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