HDP Batman MP Mehmet Ali Aslan carried the exclusion of Batman from the Malatya-Elazığ-Diyarbakır high-speed train project to the parliament. Aslan asked the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan to answer, "Why is Batman not included in the Elazig-Malatya-Diyarbakır YHT tender?" asked.
Regarding Batman not being included in the High Speed Train Project Tender, Mehmet Ali Aslan said: “Malatya-Elazığ Railway infrastructure, superstructure, electromechanical survey project and consultancy service procurement as the first step for the Malatya-Elazığ-Diyarbakır high-speed train line project The inclusion of Batman in the high-speed train line is a vital service for Batman as well as demanded by all the people of Batman, when it will be tendered by the General Directorate of TCDD. Since its establishment, Batman is among the provinces that have an important place in the railway network. The railway network passing through the city center plays an important role in both passenger and freight transport. The improvement and development of the railway network in Batman, which sends trains to Siirt, Kurtalan, Diyarbakır, Elazığ, Malatya, Ankara, is a late service. Including Batman in the Elazığ-Malatya-Diyarbakır YHT tender project, which will be tendered in October, is an indispensable requirement. The citizens of Batman eagerly want the YHT infrastructure, which is important in intercity transportation and saves time, to be implemented in Batman. If the YHT system is implemented in Batman, citizens will be relieved to some extent in Batman, where high-speed trains, which are seen as an alternative to cheap transportation and time saving, where unemployment and poverty are intense. "
The questions that HDP Batman MP Aslan asks Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan to answer are as follows:
1. If so, what are the details of the transportation master plan?
2. Do you have an infrastructure work for the implementation of YHT infrastructure, which is important in intercity transportation and saves time, in Batman?
3. What is the reason why Batman has not been included in the Elazığ-Malatya-Diyarbakır YHT tender project, which has an important place in the railway network since its establishment and which has a suitable infrastructure?
How much does the 4.Malatya-Elazığ-Diyarbakır high-speed train project cost? How much does the cost increase with the inclusion of Batman?
How do you intend to respond to this direct demand of the people of Batman to include 5.Batman in the YHT project?