İsmail Akçay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Gümüşhane Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GTSO), stated that the Erzincan-Gümüşhane-Trabzon railway survey and application project will be tendered on May 14, 2018 and said, 'The railway was a project we dreamed of and longed for.'
“Railway project will revitalize the historical Silk Road passing through Gümüşhane”
Noting that the General Directorate of State Railways of the Ministry of Transport reported that the tender for the Erzincan-Gümüşhane-Trabzon Railway Survey and Application Project will be held on May 14, 2018, President Akçay said, 'I believe that the railway project is the historical Silk Road that embraces our dreams and passes through Gümüşhane'. will revive it. He will make very important economic contributions both to our province, our region and our country. '
'Erzincan-Kelkit-Gümüşhane-Trabzon route has become clear'
Expressing that the tender for the study and application project is a gratifying news, Akçay said, “The route of Erzincan-Kelkit-Gümüşhane-Trabzon has become clear as a route. No other alternative is currently considered in this regard. As a result, we will follow the process together after the tender is made on 14 May. I would like to thank our Prime Minister, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, our Prime Minister, Ministers, Deputies and Governor and Mayor who follow this issue very closely as in all matters. '
'New Zigana tunnel, Gümüşhane-Bayburt Airport and railway projects historical projects'
The world's second longest, Europe and Turkey's longest double-tube highway tunnel, new Zigana tunnel, Gumushane-Bayburt airport and railway projects of historical projects Pointing out that President Akcay, said: 'These Gumushane are projects that have yearned for years. Nobody believed that a 14,5-kilometer double-tube tunnel would be built on Zigana Mountain. As the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, we have been keeping the demand for a new tunnel in Zigana for years. I think that we have little effort and contribution in keeping this on the agenda by giving our files about each Zigana Tunnel to every minister, every Prime Minister who comes to our city. For the country's 2023 targets, the fact that the Gümüşhane-Bayburt airport started today is another exciting situation for Gümüşhane. '
President Akçay said, "I would like to thank our President, Prime Minister, valuable members of our government and everyone who contributed to these 3 important projects that will contribute to the development of Gümüşhane."