High Speed Train and Burning Ship Statement at the Minister of Transport: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Lütfi Elvan, made statements about the burning ship in Yenikapı. Saying that the ship is a fuel tanker, Elvan said that 1 person was injured. Minister Elvan, who opened the 4th Eurasia Rail International Railway Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Fair, held in Istanbul Yeşilköy Fair Center, answered the questions of the reporters. Elvan, who made a statement about the burning ship in Yenikapı, said, “There are over 400 tons of fuel. We have 1 injured. 6 of our friends have been removed, evacuated from the ship. Our tugboats and lifeguards are there now. I can say it under fire control. ” Stating that the ship traffic in the Bosphorus is not affected by the fire, the Minister added that the fire was also under control.
ANKARA ISTANBUL FAST TRAIN PROJECT
Minister Elvan, who replied "We are working" to the question about the current situation in the Ankara - Istanbul high speed train project and says that he will not be able to give information about the end date, said, "There are a few of them. We will start the tests about the place in a few days. We did tests of a significant part. There is very little. We will start the tests of the rate after 2-3 days. ”