Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, came to Sivas by air to make investigations.
Sivas Governor Salih Ayhan and the provincial protocol covered by the Minister Turhan, then in the location of the High Speed Train Root (YHT) site, contractor company officials, technical team and provincial managers together with the meeting took about 2 hours of information about the latest situation.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, in a statement to members of the press; “I hope the Sivas High Speed Train (YHT) line continues as planned. As the President announced to the public, we are planning to put it into service before the coming Ramadan holiday, and our people in Sivas get good cheer. ”
Minister Turhan said, dık We have received information and evaluations from our contractors, technical team and current governor. A problem in our work, distress does not appear at this time. Our goal is to connect Ankara to Sivas by high speed train. These works not only in Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Izmir line, Bursa-Osmaneli line, Mersin-Gaziantep line, Karaman-Yenice line continues to work. In addition to the works in these sections, we also have ongoing lines for project studies. Sivas-Malatya-Elazığ line, Antep-Urfa-Diyarbakır line, Eskişehir-Afyon-Antalya line project work is continuing. In addition, we carry out our project works on Samsun-Kırıkkale, Kırıkkale-Aksaray-Konya, Konya-Antalya line. After the completion of the project work in the coming period, these lines, these cities will meet with the high-speed train, I hope, we will have brought high-speed train services. ”