For Ankara High Speed Train Station, which was built on 29 October 2016 with a public-private cooperation model, it turned out that the operating company was given 14 million 996 thousand dollars in three years, under the terms of the guarantee. Each passenger arriving at the garage costs the state $ 1.5.
SözcüAccording to the news of Deniz Ayhan; ”Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) Train Station, which was built with the public private cooperation (PPP) project and opened on October 29, 2016, grinds dollars due to the passenger guarantee. However, in this project, money is generated for the incoming passenger, not for the passenger who does not come from the state's safe. Each passenger arriving at the garage costs the state $ 1.5. The producer company pays $ 1.5 for each passenger covered by the warranty, and is given $ 0.5 for every passenger above the warranty. This payment will continue for 14 years. At least $ 159 million will come out of the Treasury's safe.
SOE Sub-Commission meeting held on 24 March 2020, the Republic of Turkey to the questions posed by deputies State Railways (TCDD) General Directorate of reply has been sent. The answer to the question of CHP Zonguldak Deputy Deniz Yavuzyılmaz regarding the contract terms for Ankara YHT Station and the amount paid within the scope of the warranty revealed that the station is a "dollar grinder".
15 MILLION DOLLARS GOED
According to the contract, 2016 million passengers were guaranteed for Ankara YHT Station in the 2017-2 period, and 2 million 207 thousand 230 dollars were paid for 3 million 662 thousand 265 passengers. In the 2017-2018 period, 2 million 2 thousand 497 passengers arrived according to the 861 million guarantee and 3 million 833 thousand 737 dollars were given.
In the period of 2018-2019, 5 million 7 thousand dollars were paid against 500 million passenger guarantee. In 3 years, 14 million 996 thousand dollars came out of the state's safe. Deniz Yavuzyılmaz said to SÖZCÜ: "In some PPP projects such as bridges and highways, while the state pays for vehicles and passengers who do not pass the state, the passengers arriving at Ankara YHT Station cause money from the state's safe."
CONTRACTORS WILL BE RICH
CHP Zonguldak Deputy Deniz Yavuzyılmaz stated that for every passenger who comes to Ankara YHT Station, the money that will come out of the state's vault for 14 years will be transferred to the contractors. This is to officially attract public resources. " Indicating that every passenger using the station costs the state $ 5, Yavuzyılmaz said:
“2 million passengers are guaranteed for the first 2 years, 2 million for the next 5 years, 4 million for the next 8 years, and 9 million for the 14-10 years. In other words, $ 14 will be paid for each of the 106 million passengers in 1.5 years. An additional $ 106 will be given to every passenger who has passed 0.5 million. For only 106 million passengers, $ 159 million will be raised from the Treasury. It is 1 billion 81 million liras today, and this is a terrible figure. ”