Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, TRANSIST 11. In his speech at Istanbul Transportation Congress and Fair, he pointed out that transportation is one of the most important sectors which affect the economic development and welfare of the countries today.
Advanced transport systems; Turhan pointed out that it offers social-economic opportunities and benefits to people as well as facilitating accessibility to production areas, markets and investments; intense population growth, steps that push the boundaries of science and technology; stressed that low cost, high capacity, faster, safer and more comfortable transportation needs make it compulsory all over the world.
Stratejik We look at transport as a strategic sector. “
As a government for this and similar reasons, starting from the day they start to serve as a strategic sector indicating that the Turhan, said:
Ir For us, the issue has two aspects, human and commercial. If we look at the issue from a human point of view, our population has exceeded 80 million and the majority of this population lives in cities. Migration from village to city in 1950s increased exponentially over a short period of time. This situation started to serve as a basis for many socioeconomic problems especially in cities after the 1980. 1980s can also be the beginning of our country's opening years. As is the case in many areas, the transport and infrastructure area has unfortunately made progress beyond the dynamics. Of course, we paid for it as a nation, we paid as the state, we pay. Elbette
That no economic sense for the international dimension of the sector in Turkey Turhan striking, referring to Turkey's geographical location advantages of hosting so, history can not be told when thrown at the right moves for these benefits. Turhan, Turkey is too heavy to pay the price for it, said the strategic issues as they approached the government since the beginning of these reasons.
”If there is a problem in transportation systems, there is a problem in social life, trade and economy. Ekonom
Mehmet Cahit Turhan, the last 16 years in the field of transportation has made significant progress by specifying, found the following evaluations:
A We have written history in the transportation area. Moreover, we realized all this with the strength and support of our nation despite global crises, regional chaos and the calamity attacks in our country. Which country, no matter how advanced, no matter what until production makes science in how scroll will show if it shows how much effort in marketing their products may, if there are problems in the transport system there in social life, in business, there is a problem in the economy. From this point of view, we have invested 16 billion liras in the last 515 year to strengthen our transportation infrastructure and integrate with the world. Biz
UM Currently the construction of the 4 thousand 15 railway is in progress “
Giving information about the investments in the railway sector, Turhan stated that the existing 15 983 mileage railway and the 4 railway are doing the 15 km railway construction.
”We have increased the number of railway passengers to 183 million.“
With rail campaign launched in 2003 In the 77 the number of passengers 2017 million Turhan stating that they had to 183 million, "29 October 2013 date of service into the century project of the Marmaray since the beginning of 296 million passengers were transported. We are nearing the end of the Ankara-Sivas high-speed train project. Ankara
Lı The length of the rail system lines being constructed in Istanbul is 143 kilometers “
Mehmet Cahit Turhan, population, economic and cultural sense, Turkey's largest brand value in Istanbul, which is the accumulation of years of emphasizing that they give individual attention to solving the infrastructure problems, said:
Ik We have taken giant steps in Istanbul in the transportation area and we continue to take. Metro length will reach the 233 mileage at the end of the year. As the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, we are taking action in places where our Metropolitan Municipality is insufficient. We continue our work on 118 construction site and 18 route. The length of the rail system lines constructed by the Ministry in Istanbul is 143 kilometers. Bak
Turhan said that they did not neglect the improvement of Istanbul's suburban lines as well as the subway works, and that the Gebze-Halkalı will be the 3 line when the suburban works are finished.
Son Our project works in Büyük İstanbul Tunnel have reached the final stage. “
Turhan also gave the following information regarding the Great Istanbul Tunnel project:
İstanbul Our work on the Grand Tunnel in the Istanbul Bosporus will be completed. With this project, we will realize a first in the world. In one pass, in a single tunnel, we'll build the 3-story tunnel. The Bosphorus Bridge and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge will be significantly reduced by this tunnel. 6,5 million people will use 9 different rail system, will be connected by express subway. Thus, our citizens will be able to reach Istanbul Airport from Sabiha Gokcen Airport in less than an hour without changing the train by using the Istanbul Grand Tunnel. When our works are completed, all districts of Istanbul will be connected by metro. Çalış