Minister gave the Good News! .. Airports will be Connected to the Cities by Rail System: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan emphasized that the integration of transportation types is very important and said, “Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen airports and Istanbul New Airport
nın raylı sistemle şehir merkezlerine bağlanması için çalışmalar başlatıldı. Esenboğa HavalimanıTender will be held in the first half of this year to connect the city center with the rail system. ” said.
Arslan, said in a statement, the integration of transport types by expressing the importance of each other, said that none of the independent.
Explaining that they connect the main corridors in terms of transportation, Arslan said, “When the investor invests anywhere, 'Is the transportation types integrated, is it easy to access, can I go there easily when I invest, can I send the product I produce to other markets?' she looks at. Therefore, integration of transportation types is very important. By looking through this window, we try to make projects. ” found the assessment.
“Esenboğa will be connected to the city center by a rail system”
Stating that they have come a long way in the aviation sector, Arslan emphasized that it is very important to connect the airports to the city centers by rail systems. Reminding that Atatürk Airport is connected to the city center by the rail system, Arslan said:
“Sabiha Gökçen Airport also has a rail system Kadıköy-We are working on connecting to the Kaynarca-Kartal line. We launched the Keçiören metro in Ankara. The tender for connecting this line to Esenboğa Airport, which is approximately 27 kilometers, will be held in the first half of this year. Thus, we will connect both Esenboğa and Yıldırım Beyazıt University to the central rail system network in Ankara. We will not be content with it. We will extend this line until Çubuk. We started the studies on this line. Nowadays, we are starting the tender process for connecting Ankara High Speed Train Station to Kızılay. I hope we will have extended it in 2 years to integrate with other rail systems. ”
Arslan stated that they have put the rail system into service in a record period of 5,5 months within the scope of EXPO in Antalya and thus, Antalya Airport and Adnan Menderes Airport in İzmir are connected to the city center by the rail system.
“New Airport will be connected to the city center by the rail system”
Indicating that the new airport of Istanbul should be connected to the city center by the rail system, Arslan said that after the tender of the 34-kilometer rail system from Gayrettepe to the new airport, the site delivery was completed and the work started.
New airport, Halkalı"We will also integrate them with other rail systems in the city so that when people leave the airport, they can go to their desired location only by transferring at the station." said.