Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Arslan said, ş We have made GAZİRAY Project together with our Metropolitan Municipality. 1 billion 100 million pounds of the project 580 million pounds we, 520 million pounds part of the municipality meets. Two of them will consist of 6 lines, one of which is for high-speed train passengers. We will have opened the eastern part of 2019. X
In his speech at the groundbreaking ceremony of GAZİRAY, 180 stated that the city exporting to the country added value to the country's economy.
GAZİRAY, as well as transportation within the city will make high-speed train transfers that Arslan, leri We have done this project with our Metropolitan Municipality. 1 billion 100 million pounds of the project 580 million pounds we, 520 million pounds part of the municipality meets. Two of them will consist of 6 lines, one of which is for high-speed train passengers. At the beginning of 2019 we will open the eastern part. 100 thousand people per day we have a goal to carry. I he said.
”The city's economy will grow even more“
Arslan stressed that the railway sector is not only GAZİRAY, but continued:
Ik We said that we could go to Istanbul, Ankara, Osmaniye, Mersin, Adana, Konya and Şanlıurfa by high speed train. Train routes are needed to bring the raw material to the target markets. This has to meet with the ports. Rail, divided roads and highways transport to the ports. When we do this, the economy of the city will grow even more. Gazianteplilerin very important, to reach the short distance to the sea. There was a request for the construction of the Hassa Tunnel in a short time from the port of Iskenderun. We put this project into the investment program. The 30 kilometer will be a 20 kilometer tunnel.
Referring to the 12 big road project in Gaziantep, Arslan said, Gaziantep We will make the Cemetery Bridge Interchange wide and comfortable. 45 million pounds Greenland-TOKI intersection will be made. We started the road works of the Musabeyli-Kilis 46 kilometers this month, and the 2 will end in the year. Gaziantep-Oğuzeli-Karkamış road ends next year. The supply of the Narlı-Karkamış road is being made. Gaziantep-Nizip-Birecik road began work. Nurdağı-Osmaniye road is running out. Nur
Arslan pointed out that the projects on transportation are not over and that from June onwards, flights from Gaziantep to Germany, Cologne, Munich, Düsseldorf, Hanover and Stuttgart will be organized and a modern terminal with 6 bellows will be built at the airport.
Following the speeches, the foundation of GAZİRAY was laid.
In the scope of the project aiming to create sufficient traffic capacity for high speed train, conventional train and suburban operation, the signaled and electric new demi path will be built between Başpınar-Gaziantep-Oduncular.
Within the scope of the project 2 suburban line and 2 high-speed line, including the 25,5 kilometer route, 112 kilometers in the new railway will be made in total.
Gaziantep station will be transformed into a transfer center by integrating with urban transportation. GAZİRAY, which will decrease the travel time between Başpınar and Oduncular to 30 minutes, will serve 5 thousand passengers daily with trains run every minute.