Turkey, EU countries will be connected to the High Speed ​​Train Line

High-speed rail line will connect with the turkey EU countries
High-speed rail line will connect with the turkey EU countries

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, in April, they are planning to start construction work Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project with the completion of the 231 kilometer route, double-line, 200 kilometers per hour, a high-speed train line for passenger and freight transport will be built, he said.

Minister Turhan, ında Thus, starting from Istanbul and ending on the border with Bulgaria Halkalı-Kapıkule project, our country will provide a direct link with a high standard railway to the EU countries.

EU-Turkey High-Level Economic Dialogue meeting was held at the Presidential Dolmabahçe Labor Office.

The European Union (EU) Halkalı- Financing agreement for providing 275 million-euro grant to Kapıkule Railway Line Project.

Speaking at a ceremony attended by the EU Commission's Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc, Turhan said that the total amount of 2007 million euros allocated by the Ministry during the IPA I period (2013-574,3) and 570 said it was spending a million euros.

Thus, approximately% 87 of Rehabil Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train Line Köseköy-Gebze Section Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak Railway Line N and IP Modernization of Samsun-Kalın Railway Line “ He explained that tı projects are instrumental in realizing them.

Turhan, recording the completion of the first two projects, the modernization of the Samsun-Kalin Railway Line has reached the final stage and said that a lot of effort to be completed in a short time.

Turkey-EU Financial Cooperation of 2014-2020 years covering the IPA-II period that the amount of funding allocated to the ministry 362,2 euros transfer Turhan, used the following statements:

Için The EU grant will be used for projects to be carried out in key areas of the transport sector, such as sustainable and safe transport, efficient transport, accessible and inclusive transport, alignment with the acquis, and EU integration. In particular, I would like to draw your attention to this; It will be implemented by the Ministry in the period of IPA II Halkalı- Kapıkule project will be the biggest infrastructure project we will make with EU funds until now. -

Turhan, TurHalkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project is the 275 of the total allocation allocated to our country during the IPA II period with the contribution of 8 million euros EU and the 76 of the total allocation allocated for transportation.-

"Turkey will be connected by fast train to the EU"

Turhan, Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project Halkalı-Ispartakule, Ispartakule-Çerkezköy ve Çerkezköy- It is composed of 3 parts to be enclosed, he gave the following information:

Jen 155 kilometers of the project Çerkezköy- The 275 million euro IPA fund will be used in the Kapikule section, while the other parts of the 76 kilometer will be constructed simultaneously with the national budget facilities by the General Directorate of TCDD. Upon completion of the project Halkalı- There will be a high-speed train line for passenger and cargo transportation at the 231 speedometer with double lines on the 200 kilometer. Thus; Starting from Istanbul and ending on the Bulgarian border Halkalı-Kapıkule project, our country will provide a direct link with a high standard railway to EU countries. Ap

“We aim to start in April”

Turhan stated that the tender process of the construction and consultancy works of the project has reached the final stage and concluded that the tenders will be finalized in March and that the contracts for both the construction and consultancy work will be signed in April.

Route financing has long been on the bilateral agreement signed today regarding the provision of joint work by the EU and Turkey voicing Turhan, the project stressed that they gave great effort.

Turhan, Bulv, who contributed to the signing of the bilateral agreement and thanked the employees.

The EU is the biggest investment projects carried out in Turkey

Violeta Bulc, Member of the European Commission for Mobility and Transport, the highest budgeted work among the projects they support. Halkalı- He said he had the Lockdown project.

On the other hand, according to an announcement on the website of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Istanbul Turkey-Bulgaria border will connect the total investment for the project is estimated to be around 1 billion euros. These pipelines will be carried out in 275 euros provided by the EU to Turkey hibeyl EU will be the largest investment projects.

When the construction of the line is completed, it is foreseen that both the consumer and the producers will bring significant benefits to the value of 1,6 billion euros. Thus, it is expected that firms can benefit from more economical and reliable transportation services in a corridor which is of great importance for international import and export activities. (UBAK)

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