Tourism line between Antalya - Konya - Kayseri: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan announced that they are planning to build a tourism high speed train line to Antalya, Konya, Aksaray, Nevsehir and Kayseri.
Elvan answered the questions of journalists after the meeting which was closed to the press with the mayors in West Antalya in Belek Tourism Region and said they accelerated their infrastructure investments within the scope of EXPO to be held in 2016.
Explaining that they have made new investments in Antalya, Elvan said that one of them is the tram line that will reach 18 kilometers from the center to the airport and from there to EXPO 2016 area. Elvan, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality with the project said they are running.
Tourism line between Antalya and Konya
Stating that they plan to build a tourism high-speed train line that connects Antalya to Konya, Aksaray, Nevsehir and Kayseri, Elvan said, “With the tourism high-speed train project, we will allow tourists in Antalya to reach Urgup, Nevsehir, Kayseri and Konya.
We are going to tender for the implementation project within a month. Our goal is to start construction of this line by the end of 2015. ”
Elvan, Eskişehir and Antalya will connect each other high-speed train line project, the work continues on the voicing, stressed that the construction of this project at the appropriate time will be a tender.
Elvan noted that they have completed the highway project between Antalya and Alanya and stated that they will be going to tender for this project with build-operate-transfer model. Elvan said that preparations for the highway project that connects Antalya to İzmir are continuing and that they will soon work on it.