Signed Signed Samsun-Kalin Between the 5 Hours: Samsun-Kalın Railway Line Modernization Project Construction Contract was signed.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Mr. Feridun Bilgin said that the Samsun-Kalın Railway Line Modernization Project is the highest amount of project signed by the European Union outside the borders of the Union and said'n We will transfer resources from the national budget to approximately 39 million euros,.
In his speech at the signing ceremony of the construction contract for Samsun-Kalın (Sivas) Railway Line Modernization Project, held at Rixos Hotel, Minister Bilgin said that the foundation of the line in question was the first railway of the Republic laid by Gazi Mustafa Kemal in 21 September 1924.
The project scope of Turkey-EU financial cooperation with 220 euros EU grant, the Union, outside the boundaries that carry the highest amount of projects being signed by striking feature information, said:
. We will transfer resources from the national budget of around 39 million euros to the project. Under the Transportation Operational Program, which we started with 2007-2013 years in the EU but started in the 2011 for the actual project applications, we have signed the big infrastructure project of 2 within our ministry. One of them is the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Köseköy-Gebze section and the other is the Rehabilitation of Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak Railway Line Project. Today, we are launching the implementation of the third infrastructure project of this program. Bugün
Bilgin explained that the tender process of the project was completed and that the contractor who won the tender was a joint venture between Çelikler, Gülermak and the Czech Republic.
Bilgin, the infrastructure of the project's infrastructure and superstructure and signaling system to be established by specifying the establishment of the project will be completed by the end of 2017 said.
Acknowledging everyone who contributed to the project, Bilgin noted that the said cooperation will continue in the IPA 2014 period covering 2020-2 and the success of the Transportation Operational Program will increase further.
Major part of the Samsun-Kalın line will be made from EU grant funds
TCDD General Manager Ömer Yıldız stated that the modernization project will be signed and that a large part of the Samsun-Kalın line will be made from EU grant funds. Ün With this project, the operating speed will increase from 40 to 80 kilometers / hour for passenger trains. The travel time between Samsun and Sivas will be reduced from 9,5 to 5 hours. Line capacity will be on the 21 train from the daily 54 train, Hat he said.
Stations at the stations and stops at the disability of the disabled people will be rehabilitated to emphasize the Stars, level crossings will be made automatic barrier, he said.
When the project is completed, the current passenger traffic 95 million-passenger kilometers from 2018 million passenger-kilometers 168 657 million tons-kilometers 2018 867 million tons-kilometers XNUMX in the year could be told.
The European Union (EU) Delegation to Turkey Charge d'Affaires also said Bela Szombati the project will connect the Black Sea to Anatolia said, and will provide a significant economic contribution to regional development was noticed.
After the speeches, Samsun-Kalin Railway Line Modernization Project construction contract was signed.