Minister Arslan Responses to the Question about Railways

Arslan, "15 79 250 and XNUMX increase in the amount of freight transport, compared to the year before the increase in the amount of XNUMX increase was achieved."

UDH Minister Arslan: TCDD infrastructure operator and TCDD Transport were structured as a train operator with the Law on the Liberalization of Railways.

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan answered the oral questions of the MPs on 09 January 2018 Day in the General Assembly of the Turkish Grand National Assembly.

YHT and HT lines are determined in east-west and north-south axis with corridor understanding

Arslan, in his statement about the verbal question about the railway sector, high-speed train (YHT) and high-speed rail (HT) with the understanding of the corridor of our country east-west, north-south axis, highlighting the determination to be made, erg YHT is the only passenger, fast train address both cargo and passenger. Therefore, regions are projected as YHT or HT by taking into consideration the travel and load density. Antalya-Konya-Aksaray-Nevsehir-Kayseri route will connect Antalya to Central Anatolia; The route of Kırıkkale-Kırşehir-Aksaray-Ulukışla-Adana-Mersin will provide the transportation of the counties to the ports of Mersin and İskenderun, thus we will complete an important route. Within the scope of the Ankara-Mersin route, we have the Kırıkkale-Kırşehir-Aksaray-Ulukışla railway project, which passes through the Niğde provincial boundaries.

At the end of 2018 the HHTs are Haydarpaşa and Halkalıwill come

Minister Arslan also said, lanma The Marmaray Project has a very serious acceleration in the last year. We will complete infrastructure construction in August and signalization works in September. Performing the necessary tests within the remaining time as of the end of this year suburban lines from Gebze HalkalıWe will make transportless passengers portable with Marmaray vehicles. YHT'ler from Ankara to Haydarpasa or Halkalıto go until it will become. ecek he said.

Five train operators were licensed

Regarding the Law of Railways Liberalization, TCDD is structured as the infrastructure operator and TCDD transportation is designed as a train operator. Arslan stated that the private sector has been allowed to increase its share in the railways sector by making transportation with state companies on national railway network.

Arslan pointed out that five train operators in the sector were licensed, and that 12 bin 608 is still operating in 10 mileage railway network.

Ve Rehabilitation and road renewal of the 880 kilometer is underway. Within the scope of the works carried out on the railway lines, the 4 bin 660 kilometer line became electrified and the 5 bin 534 kilometer line was signaled. In addition, the works of making the 637 kilometer line and the 2 thousand 323 kilometer line of the thousand XNUMX kilometers are also underway.

250 increase in freight transportation revenues

In the works of double railing of our railways, the conventional railway line of 595 kilometers has been made double-line. With the completion of projects such as logistic centers and iltisak lines, it is aimed to increase the rail share in freight transportation. On the other hand, in the year of 2004 in the railway freight transportation, block train operation was started. Thus, in 2017, 28,5 million tons of cargo were transported and 15 increased by 79 and 250 increased by XNUMX.

28 progress made in Izmir-Ankara high-speed train project

Izmir-Ankara high-speed train project, indicating that the infrastructure work continues in all segments of Arslan, infrastructure work 28 percent of physical progress has been recorded.

Arslan, mak What we do, as it was yesterday, is to ensure that our people have access and access to them as they are today, and that our country has a greater share of the transportation cake than the position it has, and to complete the main corridors in order to use the advantage of international transport corridors in favor of our country and our nation. That's what we do in every type of transport. After that, we will continue to do it. Devam

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