Urban Rail System Projects Make a Great Contribution to the Economy; Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, who made a presentation at the Parliamentary Plan and Budget Commission, stated that the length of the urban rail systems undertaken by the Ministry was 802 kilometers and that it was served at the 314 kilometers and construction works continued at the 180 kilometers.
5 to 9 the Ministry of rail projects carried out in the province voicing provide 15,5 billion pounds Turhan contribute to Turkey's economy, "in this project to 1 billion 440 million passengers were transported. Gebze, with an average of 285 thousand people traveling with 373 daily flights,Halkalı With the commissioning of the suburban train line, the time on the road decreased from 185 minutes to 115 minutes. On some days, our goal is to carry 500 thousand passengers. Our ministry has undertaken a significant part of Istanbul's city rail system network. We put 700 kilometers of it into operation. We continue the construction of 81,4 kilometers. We are in the project and tender process of 85,3 kilometers. ” found the assessment.
Turhan said that the construction works are continuing to provide the metro connection of Istanbul Airport. Halkalı - We aim to complete the airport section in 2022. Thus, we will provide transportation to the airport from both sides in under half an hour. ” used expressions.
Pointing out that they have completed the survey - project works of the new Istanbul Tunnel, which will pass under the Bosphorus after Turhan, Marmaray and Eurasia, he said, We are continuing our preparations for tender preparation to be implemented quickly. ” he spoke.