Accessibility of Passenger Transport Services in Turkey Project Erzurum Workshop Transportation and Infrastructure Minister came to the city to attend Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Erzurum visit the Governor's Office, the planned between Baku-Kapıkule fast iron the way he is approaching the end of their project work.
During his visit to the Governor's Office, the Minister Turhan was welcomed by the Governor Okay Memiş and his deputy governors. Minister Turhan, who then went to the office with the accompanying delegation, received general information about the city from the Governor Okay Memiş.
Okay Memiş Governor Turhan to thank the Minister for studies, with an emphasis on the importance of the planned speed railway construction in Turkey; “Erzurum is also one of the cities where the rapid railway project between Baku, Tbilisi, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Ankara, Istanbul and Kapikule is underway. The project work on the fast rail road has come to an end. I hope we will start the construction of the fast railroad after the project is completed. The importance of this transportation infrastructure becomes more and more apparent as the amount of commercial movements in our developing, globalizing and shrinking world increases in quantity. This year, Azerbaijan, the Russian Federation, as Georgia and Turkey, Central Asia and our country via North Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean of ports and cargo will go to Africa have reached an agreement on the transportation via this railway line. The authorities of the relevant states are in a meeting in Ankara. ”
The realization of the project Turhan explaining to do European and African transportation through Turkey, "The project is currently in our country per year 29,5 million tons transport we made in rail with 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 million tons in the next 17 year, we are already planning to move. 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. ”