While the investigation process related to the train wreck 24 died, the new Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan announced that they would build a new railway line between Halkalı and Kapıkule. Turhan stated that the new line will be used in freight transportation and that the construction of the new line will be covered by EU funds. In the new line, trains could reach the speed of 200.
While the investigation of the train crash in 24 where 124 was injured in Tekirdağ, Cahit Turhan, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, said that they will build a new railway line between Halkalı and Kapıkule. Turhan stated that new trains could reach the 200 speed of kilometers and added; The old line will be used in freight transportation, Eski he said. Speaking to Hürriyet, Minister Turhan, Halkalı-Kapıkule continued the train line between the work gave information about.
ARASI EU FUND
Stating that the European Union (EU) funds will be used in the construction of the new line, Turhan said: ı The European Union assistance continues with a new package after 2014. 2014 million Euros were allocated to our ministry during the 2020-372 period. In this period, Halkalı-Kapıkule line was preferred as the first project to be used. It was offered the reconstruction of the railway line as a rapid rail of 200 mileage. The European Union, it is appropriate to do this in two stages Halkalı-Çerkezköy section by TCDD, and Çerkezköy-Kapikule section of the EU funds to be eligible.
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