Railway connecting the Black Sea to the Mediterranean: General Director of TCDD İsa ApaydınStating that they will connect Samsun Port to Mersin Port by rail, he said, "Thus, the Black Sea will be connected to the Mediterranean by rail."
TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın, Turkey Railway Machines Industry AŞ (TÜDEMSAŞ) came to make observations about the organization's projects, the assessment found in Sivas.
Saying that important projects are being carried out in the current network, Apaydın said, “We currently have approximately 11 thousand kilometers of line in terms of both signaling and electrification. We renewed 95 percent of this line. Electrification Currently, our electrification project from Kayaş to Çetinkaya, which also passes Sivas, will be commissioned this year. Our infrastructure rehabilitation and signaling works continue on the Samsun-Sivas line. In our network, both electrical and signal lines will reach levels of 2017-2018 percent in 60-70. We are finishing our road renewals in 2018. " used the expressions.
TO BE COMPLETED IN 2018
Expressing that they will start new projects this year, Apaydın also gave information about the connection of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with high-speed trains. Apaydın used the following statements: “We have a high-speed train project connected to Adana and Mersin via Samsun, Çorum, Amasya, Kırşehir and Aksaray regarding the Black Sea Region. Our project work on him continues. I hope some of the project work will be completed at the end of 2017 and some will be completed in 2018. We will do that too. This will be an important artery for the north-south corridor. In other words, Samsun port will be connected to both Mersin and Iskenderun ports. Now, hopefully our goal at the project stage is to realize these projects in 2023. "
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