Turkish Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, high-speed train and high-speed lines of the provinces where the station and stations have a different touch, the projects are based on the cultural texture of these cities, they said.
Stating that they continue their electrification and signalization studies in order to reduce operating costs in lines and provide high capacity safe transportation, Turhan also stated that they aim to increase the line rate of 45 percent in signal and electric lines to 2023 percent in 77.
Turhan said, “Thanks to our modernization studies, when we compare the period between 1988-2002 and 2003-2018, we see that there has been a 77 percent decrease in the number of accidents in railways. We pay special attention to the efforts to create a national and domestic railway industry and to connect railways to production centers and ports. We are establishing logistics centers in order to increase the competitiveness of our businesses, to facilitate marketing opportunities and to make combined transportation more active. "
Turhan, pointing out that Turkey's fast train related materials to produce and use a significant portion of the national freight wagons with the National Electric and Diesel Train Sets said he continues to work to gain competitiveness at the international level.
The Minister also stated that the National High Speed Train Project has been continuing with the Industrial Cooperation Program and that they aim to complete 2023 kilometers of connecting lines by 294.
Minister Turhan, by improving the understanding of infrastructure works and management, increased the load carried by railways from 16 million tons to 32 million tons, on the other hand, as the Ministry, the support for urban rail transportation continues, and in this context, İzmir, Ankara, Konya, Kocaeli, Kayseri, Gaziantep, He stated that there are rail system projects in Bursa, Erzurum and Erzincan.