Thrace-speed train will be asked rings: one of Turkey's largest railway project Halkalı- Kapıkule railway line began in the EIA process. The public opinion will be gathered if it is related to the route and impact areas of the high-speed train line to be constructed by TCDD. In the meeting to be held by Istanbul Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization, information about the high speed train line project will be made and opinions and suggestions will be taken. After the meeting to be held in 8 in August, other processes related to the EIA report will be completed and the timetable for the tender will be continued. According to the EIA application file submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, there will be 229 km and 200 km. 8 different alternative route and study prepared in the project, Istanbul, Tekirdag, Kırklareli and Edirne provinces of the road map of the impact was removed. Following the approval of the EIA report, 2015 will be auctioned by the end of the year.
PART OF SILK ROAD
one of Turkey's most important rail corridor as shown Ring - Kapıkule Railway Project, will connect Turkey to Europe and Asia. The corridor where the project is located will also transport the Ankara-Sivas and Kars high-speed trains to Europe as TRACECA (Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia transport corridor), which envisions the revival of the Silk Road project.
981 MILLION INVESTMENT
The project, which is planned to be completed in approximately 18 months, will be integrated with the Halkalı-Marmaray line. In the first phase of the three-stage project, the infrastructure will be constructed. Finally, the operating line will be transferred to TCDD and operated. The line with an investment cost of 981 million euros will come from Halkalı to Kabakça, Çerkezköy and Büyükkarıştıran. From Büyükkarıştıran, Lüleburgaz will come to Tayakadın village from Babaeski and Havsa and arrive at Kapıkule.