Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Gebze, whose construction is ongoing by the General Directorate of Infrastructure InvestmentsHalkalı Line Marmaray Project has made investigations. 43 station in Gebze- 76,6Halkalı Participated in the ongoing test drives of Marmaray Line.
In addition, a high-speed train test drive was carried out on the European side for the first time with the participation of Turhan.
Turhan, who has been using the high-speed train for a while, said that they have been working to bring a more developed and trouble-free infrastructure to Istanbul since the day they took office according to the instructions of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Turhan said that the suburban line is not just a railway line for Istanbul and that it is the main backbone of the city that combines all the rail systems.
" YHT and freight trains will be operated outside the metro Metro
Stating that this project, which includes Marmaray, is completed, both metro lines, high speed train (YHT) lines and freight train lines will be integrated to each other, Turhan emphasized that Istanbul residents can now travel uninterruptedly on railways.
Han In order to achieve this, we have already opened the 13,6 kilometer section, which also includes Marmaray, into service. Now we are about to complete the renovation works of the 19,2 kilometer segment, with 43,8 kilometers in Europe and 63 kilometers in Anatolia. ”
X 1 Million 700 thousand passengers per day can travel ”
Turhan, Gebze-Halkalı 3 line, throat transition section of the railway line is made to be the 2 line, 2 line will be built on the city in a suburban way integrated with Marmaray. On the third line, high-speed train operations with intercity passenger and freight trains can be done Turhan said, gave the following information:
“Integration of 13 metro and tram lines will be provided from the total 16 stations. It can be done once every two minutes. 1 million 700 thousand passengers per day will be able to travel. Suburban to Üsküdar-Sirkeci 4, Ayrılık Fountain-Kazlıçeşme 13,5, Söğütlüçeşme-Yenikapı 12, Bostancı-Bakırköy 37 minutes will go down. Gebze-Halkalı 115 will be minutes. ”
“From Ankara and Konya Halkalıhigh speed train to Istanbul ”
Turhan, Gebze, Pendik, Maltepe, Bostancı, Söğütlüçeşme, Haydarpaşa, Bakırköy and high speed trains HalkalıYHT'nin from Konya to Söğütlüçeşme 4 hour 45 minutes, from Konya Halkalıfrom Ankara to Söğütlüçeşme, from 5 to 15, Halkalı5'a told that they can reach the hour.
Last YHT departing from Ankara and Konya Halkalıvoicing that the other voyages will end in Haydarpaşa, Söğütlüçeşme, Turhan, the first flights to Konya and Ankara in the morning again Halkalıreported.
Kesintisiz Uninterrupted railway from Beijing to London ”
Turhan, freight trains from Beijing to London will be provided uninterrupted railway connection, said that these trains can make transportation between Asia and Europe by using the Bosphorus crossing at night. Currently this tool even if the total 440 completed the entire production will be used, noting that they had reported production of 300 take place in Turkey.
"Gebze- Halkalı We will make Marmaray Line ready for opening in the first week of March ”
Turhan said, tada At the point we arrived, Gebze-Halkalı and signalization installation works have been completed. In the first week of March we will make it ready for the opening. ”
Turhan said that they are continuing their architectural finishing works at the stations at the point of commissioning the suburban and high-speed train lines and that they have started testing and commissioning works today.
Turhan, "based on the 24 clock and test operations SAT4 test line by making the first week of March, we will try to make the signal ready for opening." He said.
Turhan, stressing that the line will provide transportation opportunities in an economical, comfortable and short time, added that they were looking forward to the opening day.
High speed train test drive with the participation of Minister Turhan, Halkalı ended at the station.