The foundation of TCDD will be crowned with the Ankara-Izmir YHT line: Minister Yıldırım, TCDD's 157. 21 will celebrate its anniversary with the opening of the Ankara-Izmir YHT line in September.
The 157th anniversary of TCDD will be celebrated on 21 September in Afyonkarahisar with a series of public openings and events, including the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ankara-İzmir YHT line. Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs, Veysel Eroğlu, at the ceremonies attended by regional deputies and local administrators, will be laid with the teleconferencing system of the projects that will be laid in 7 regions of Ankara-İzmir YHT line and also implemented in XNUMX regions connected to TCDD. to be opened.
Minister Yıldırım, said in a statement, the end of the period of pauses in the railway 2003 year, the celebration of the anniversary of the establishment of TCDD has passed the festive atmosphere, he added.
Yıldırım said, “We are removing the traces of half a century of negligence on railways by implementing projects that the world looks at with envy.” Yıldırım stated that the first step will be taken for high-speed train between the capital city Ankara and İzmir, one of the economy and tourism capitals, with the foundation of the Ankara-İzmir YHT line. Emphasizing that the excitement of groundbreaking will be experienced at the same time with the 157th anniversary of the railways, Yıldırım stated that they will also perform the opening and groundbreaking ceremonies of the works realized in 7 regions connected to TCDD.