Intense interest in Konya-Ankara YHT line: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan reminded that they added 6 sets to the high-speed train (YHT) fleet this year and said, “We started the work process to buy an additional 10 sets; Then we plan to buy 96 sets. " said. "Between Ankara and Konya, 66 percent of the total passengers are transported by YHT," Arslan said.
Arslan made a presentation on the budget of the Ministry in the Planning and Budget Commission.
Arslan stated that they give priority to the completion of large projects in their policies on highways, speeding up their policies in this area, construction of highways with public-private partnership, completion of north-south corridors, completion of bituminous hot mix for road safety (BSK), increasing inspections, reduction of fatal accidents, dangerous stated that they set the transportation of goods in international norms.
Arslan said that the total length of the divided roads is about 25 thousand kilometers, and that thanks to these roads, considering the time and fuel savings, the annual 16 billion 552 million pounds have provided economic benefits.
Referring to the highway projects under construction, Arslan said that the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Highway project, including the Osmangazi Bridge, is approximately 53 kilometers in service, and until the end of this year, the 20-kilometer section between Bursa and Kemalpaşa Separation-İzmir is in service. He said he would open.
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Arslan gave the following information in his presentation:
“We bid for the 'Malkara-Gelibolu-1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Çanakkale Connection' section, which includes the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, and we will receive their offers on January 26. The 1915 Çanakkale Bridge will have a middle span of 2023 thousand 2 meters, symbolizing the year 23. We aim to open in the 100th year of our republic. The processes for the 330-kilometer-long Ankara-Niğde Motorway project have been completed and we will be put out to tender. As of today, the advertisement for the Menemen-Aliağa-Çandarlı Motorway has been launched. ”
Emphasizing that the Eurasia Tunnel will be opened on December 20, Arslan announced that the 3rd Tunnel to be built in the Bosphorus will serve 6,5 million passengers a day and will be integrated with 10 separate rail systems.
Arslan stated that there are 315 tunnels as of today and that the 2023 targets are to reach 470 tunnels, “I hope we will hold the ceremony of“ the light appeared ”of our biggest tunnel on Friday.” said.
- “29 million passengers were served by YHTs”
Arslan summarizes the objectives of the railways sector for the expansion of high-speed and high-speed train lines, the completion of the existing lines, the development of the national and national railway industry, the expansion of the logistics centers, the implementation of the liberalization of the sector, and 12. thousand 532 mileage railway network business administration said.
Arslan stated that 29 million passengers have been served by high-speed trains (YHT) so far, “The number of passengers carried by rail between Ankara and Eskişehir has increased from 8 percent to 72 percent with YHT. Between Ankara and Konya, 66 percent of the total passenger is transported by YHT. ” found the assessment.
- “Our target in 96 sets is to make at least 51 percent local”
Reminding that they added 6 sets to the YHT fleet this year to improve passenger transportation, Arslan said, “We have started the working process to get an additional 10 sets, and we are planning to buy 96 sets later. Our target in these 96 sets is to make at least 51 percent domestic. ” used the expression.
Arslan pointed out that about 160 million people have been served with the project of the century Marmaray, and that there have been misfortunes in the tender processes related to the subcontracting lines in the continuation of Marmaray, and efforts are continuing to integrate the project with the metro and YHT lines.
Explaining that the basic legislation required for the liberalization move on the railways has been completed, Arslan said, “We have divided the railways into infrastructure and transportation as in the aviation sector. The sector is getting free. From the beginning of next year, the private sector will also be able to operate train. Currently, the private sector has about 4 wagons and serves with them. ” he spoke.
- “We have grown 3 times the world average in aviation”
Arslan pointed out that 3 solid growth was achieved in world aviation in aviation, and he added that successful public-private cooperation practices, domestic and national aircraft construction, and localization of space and aviation technologies will continue.
The world's air traffic displaced center of gravity eastward pointing Arslan, Turkey, said that they have set goals in this regard on behalf of the center. Arslan said that they aim to open the 90st stage of the Istanbul New Airport, which will serve 1 million, in the first quarter of 2018.
- “Our goal is to make Turksat 6A completely domestic and national”
Turkey's satellite fleet and Armstrong also providing information relating to the coverage, he continued:
“We continue the tender processes of Türksat 5A and 5B. We aim to put Türksat 5A into service at the end of 2018 and 5B at the end of 2019. We made an important agreement with Inmarsat on this matter. Our work on Türksat 6A continues. Our goal is to make Türksat 6A completely locally and nationally. ”
Arslan, Turkey Space Agency on the establishment of the Draft Law prepared and brought to the Prime Minister stating that the presentation stage, "I hope then come before the assembly." said.