Minister Turhan, speaking during his visit to Erzurum Governor, Transport and Infrastructure Ministry and European Union cooperation in the "accessibility of Passenger Transport Services in Turkey Project Erzurum to Action Workshop" He said he came to the city to join.
Turhan stated that the aim of the workshop is to provide adequate service level to all segments of the society in transportation and communication. We will make this service more meaningful with small touches on this infrastructure, some add-ons and some investments. ”
Kop and Broken tunnels will be opened in 2021
Minister Turhan stated that they have completed the major structures such as Dalli Poplar and Broken Tunnel in the region to a significant extent and continued as follows:
“Hopefully we will be able to finish the Dalli Poplar Tunnel at the end of 2020, and towards the end of 2021, we will make the route to Rize-Black Sea easier to finish and the transportation to be provided in all weather conditions in all seasons of the year. Likewise, we have 6500 meter double, double tube Kop Tunnel which we built in Kop Pass at the connection of Erzurum to Bayburt. In addition, the 4110 meter-long tunnel construction continues in the area called Çirişli Pass on the Çat-Karlıova road in the direction of Bingöl. I hope we will complete all of them in 2021 and put them into service. ”
Turhan said that the heart of Eurasia, Turkey, Erzurum just east, west, being a crossroads of transport between northern and southern provinces rather than the railway leading up to London from China that it is important station on which also drew attention.
Turhan, the planned high-speed rail construction in Turkey, emphasizing the importance, said:
“Erzurum is also one of the cities where the high-speed railway project between Baku, Tbilisi, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Ankara, Istanbul and Kapikule passes. The project works on the fast railroad are at the end of the stage. I hope we will start the construction of the fast railroad after the project is completed. The importance of this transportation infrastructure becomes more apparent as the amount of trade movements in our country increases in our developing, globalizing and shrinking world. This year, Azerbaijan, the Russian Federation, as Georgia and Turkey, Central Asia and North Asia through our country, in Europe, the Mediterranean ports and the cargo will go to Africa have reached an agreement on the transportation via this railway line. In this regard, the authorities of the relevant states are in a meeting in Ankara. ”
Goods will be transported to the world via Turkey
The realization of the project Turhan explaining to do European and African transportation through Turkey, "The project is currently in our country, the railways we do 29,5 million tonnes transported annually through the realization of transit shipments 3 million tons will go through our country come from abroad in the next year, next year 5 million tons and 5 over the next 17 years also plan to move million tons already. This will be the transportation of goods to be marketed from Russia, Central Asia, North Asia and Siberia to our country. This issue is very important. ”
Turhan, Erzurum Intercity Bus Terminal to develop and to provide a higher level of service to the project also expressed their work, the cities come to better points and work to improve the connection with the districts, he added.
Turhan stated that their aim is to serve the nation and facilitate their lives and improve their living standards. “As a government, every ministry and every municipality is working diligently and diligently to improve every corner of our country in economic, social and cultural terms. In this sense, I would like to thank Erzurum Governor Okay Memiş and Metropolitan Mayor Mehmet Sekmen for their services. ”
Turhan, Erzurum, inter-city divided roads are completed, bridges, viaducts and tunnels are trying to strengthen the infrastructure, he added. (UAB)