Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan said, “We have taken all our precautions in land, sea, air and railroads because of the intensity to be experienced both for those going to their country and going on vacation after the Eid al-Adha holiday is extended to 9 days”.
Minister Turhan stated that they expect about 30 million citizens to set off during the Eid al-Adha holiday, and said, "We have taken all our precautions in land, sea, air and railroads due to the intensity to be experienced on all roads in Eid traffic."
Turhan stated that TCDD Tasimacilik AS will provide an additional capacity of 54 thousand seats in high-speed trains and conventional trains with additional voyages and wagons to meet the increasing passenger demand during the Feast of Sacrifice.
”Additional High Speed Trains will carry 3 thousand 288 people“
In this context, Turhan pointed out that on the 17th, 18th, 20th and 26th August, additional high-speed trains on the Ankara-Istanbul line formed an additional 3 thousand 288 seats capacity, and also 1 stamp on the Izmir Blue Train and 1 bunker on the Eastern Express. With 2 bed to the South-Kurtalan Express, 1 pulman to the Van Lake Express, with Erciyes, Fırat and Toros express. Halkalı-Kapıkul to, Halkalı-Uzunköprü, Usak-Basmane, Kütahya-Balıkesir, Islahiye-Mersin lines operating on the regional trains added two wagons to the wagon, the total number of 54 thousand seats due to the feast was provided, he said.
”Traffic will increase in percentage 70“
Turhan emphasized that additional flights were also put in place in the airways and the road safety measures had been increased and, as in all holidays, the traffic will increase by 70 on the date of return and return.
”Work on the highway will be interrupted“
Turhan also stated that, in areas where road construction, maintenance and repair work is carried out, 16-27 will be suspended in August, unless it is necessary in order to affect the festive traffic.
Considering that the roads are not suitable for traffic due to floods and landslides, Turhan stated that repair approach plates will be put on these sections and that traffic plates, signs and pins should be complied with in the areas where road construction, maintenance and repair is performed and the speed limit should not be exceeded.
Yol Provide alternative information about road conditions “
Turhan, KGM's website on the road condition of the drivers before the departure, on the telephone number 0 312 449 86 60 and 449 87 30 of the Highways Road Advisory or free Alo 159 line http://www.kgm.gov.tr He stated that it is important for safe travel to use alternative routes if possible, by obtaining information from the "Route Analysis" program and "Road Status" pages put into service at.
“Don't turn anyone's feast into pain”
President Decision of the build-operate-transfer (BOT) made bridges and highways except KGM operated by all motorways and heralding would be free during the holidays, bridges Turhan, transportation and access from the objectives of the ministry responsible citizens of the divided highway, with high-speed trains, Turkey He said that he met his loved ones with airports spread all over.
Bel I wish it without accident, no money “
Turhan warned drivers, said:
“We have only one request from our citizens. They should pay more attention to the traffic rules that we always have to obey, such as holidays. Sleepless, they should not go to alcohol. They should have their vehicles maintained before they leave. They should not turn anyone's feast into pain. On this occasion, I wish accident-free and trouble-free days and congratulate everyone's Eid al-Adha with my sincere wishes. ”