11.3 billion pounds allowance to the railway sector: Transport Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, transport correspondents in Ankara Tower Restaurant iftar program, evaluated the work of the Ministry in the first half of 2017.
The program was attended by reporters, as well as the general managers of affiliated, related and related organizations of the Ministry.
14 billion TL invested annually for the development of transport infrastructure
In the program, Minister Arslan, who also evaluated the activities of the Ministry in the first month of 2017, said that a goal has been reached not only for 15 years, but also with the services that have been carried out from the past to the present, and the people who put stones on stone were grateful. highlighting: “For 14 years, we have invested 347 billion liras in the development of transportation infrastructures, which are indispensable for our country to be accessible and accessible, and for the development of its economy and industry. We are still working on 500 projects, of which 3 are main projects. Within the framework of public-private cooperation, an investment of 400 billion liras was made. We will invest another 49 billion liras for ongoing projects. There are ongoing activities within the framework of public-private cooperation at 247 billion lira. ”
This year, the Ministry's affiliated, related and related organizations, the amount of investment allowance of 26 billion 400 million pounds Arslan said, 2017 investment program for the 179 17 billion 100 million pounds will end by spending them, he said.
We have 11.3 billion TL allowance in railway sector
General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments TCDD in the railways sector working together with the General Directorate of Arslan, 11.3 billion pounds allowances in the railway sector, he said.
1213 km YHT line is operated by TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ, 3000 km YHT and HT line is being built
Arslan, high-speed train (YHT) and high-speed train work by giving information about the thousand 213 kilometer YHT line by TCDD Transportation Inc. continues to operate, 3 thousand kilometers of high-speed train and high-speed train line in the actual construction work continued, he said.
Minister Arslan said, “We will complete the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Yozgat-Sivas high-speed railway line at the end of 2018. All sections of Ankara-Afyonkarahisar-Uşak-Manisa- İzmir high-speed railway line were tendered. Last tender was made for Salihli-Eşme sector. Evaluation of the tender continues. Bursa-Bilecek high-speed train line to connect Bursa to Ankara and Istanbul via Bilecik continues. Construction works for Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla, Mersin-Adana-Osmaniye-Gaziantep high-speed train lines are continuing. In addition, we will be completing the survey projects of 2622 km YHT and HT line and going to tender for construction. These lines are: Kayseri-Yerköy, Halkalı-Kapıkule, Gebze-Sabiha Gökçen-Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge that Halkalıwill go to Europe to connect the line in question. Aksaray-Ulukışla-Niğde-Yenice-Mersin line and Ankara-Konya-Karaman via Mersin and Adana will be connected to Ulukışla. Kayseri-Nevsehir-Aksaray-Konya-Antalya will connect both faith and cultural tourism centers. In addition, Sivas-Elazığ-Malatya project work continues. Again, let us not forget the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Samsun and Erzincan-Trabzon lines. When we do not say that these lines are not thought to work. '' He said.
Railway sector is a dominant sector
Arslan stated that Marmaray will be completed in 2018, that Başkentray construction works are going on rapidly and will be put into service this year, that conventional lines are renewed and made electrical and signaled. YHT Main Care Center is completed. The development of the national and domestic railway industry is also very important. The 1213 km HHT line is operated, while the 3 thousand km line is being built. 5 thousand km project work continues. Therefore, the locomotive, high-speed train set and other needs are increasing. Great distance has been covered for National HHT, National EMU / DMU and National Freight Wagon. In EMU / DMU we will start mass production. Production started in the domestic freight wagon this year. We hope to launch YHT together. Nationalization and localization are not limited to these, but there are these studies in all areas of the railway. "
Baku-Kars-Tbilisi Line will be opened in late August as early as September
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Arslan's striking the floor from the side of Turkey, "the train will be able to process the end of June beginning of July, however, was the landslide at the border on the Georgian side. So their work was extended for 3 months. As of the end of August, when they finish there, we will be completely finished and ready for diesel train management. ” he spoke.
We need to move from transportation to logistics
Noting that we need to move from transportation to logistics, Minister Arslan said, “We will complete the Logistics Master Plan next year. We will also complete the Transportation Master Plan at the beginning of 2018 and update our 2023 year roadmap. We will set our 2035 goals. ”