Trains that make speeds of 400 km per hour are coming: Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Lütfi Elvan said in a statement he made at Atatürk Airport that trains that speed 400 kilometers per hour will come.
Minister Elvan, who came to Istanbul from Ankara with an airplane belonging to THY, said in his assessment at Atatürk Airport VIP Hall, “While in the railway sector, there was a 2003 million lira railway investment in 580, we made an investment of 5.5 billion lira last year. The amount of investment we will make this year is 9 billion liras. We are increasing these investments every year. In the last 12 years, we have invested 42 billion liras. In the next period, we will focus on our railway investments. The world knows the importance our country attaches to railway investments. They want to hold international fairs in Istanbul. ”
Trains speeding 400
Providing information about Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and high-speed train works, Elvan continued his words as follows: “Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge from Köseköy is the 3rd Airport from there. HalkalıWe will complete the route railway project extending to. Our goal is to bid for this in 2015. As of the end of this year, we will present the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge to the service of our citizens. We wish that the railway line passing over our 3rd bridge will become functional as soon as possible. We want to bid with the build-operate-transfer model. But from Köseköy HalkalıWe would like to give the opportunity to use the line belonging to the State Railways in the section up to. If we provide such a possibility, we think it will be a very attractive project. Our Sincan high speed train line will be built in accordance with the trains that can speed 350-400 kilometers per hour. Our work on this continues. High speed train will come directly from Ankara to Istanbul starting from Köseköy. High speed train 3rd Bridge, 3rd Airport from Köseköy HalkalıWe are planning to continue until. The most important is the 3-storey Istanbul tunnel we announced last week. Our friends are working very well with this. Our goal here is to bid for this before the election. The project that will significantly relieve the traffic of Istanbul. It is worth everything for Istanbul. ”