Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, examined the Sabiha Gökçen Airport Rail System Connection (Subway construction) today.
Karaismailoğlu, who made an evaluation speech here, stated that the railway works throughout the country continue in a frenetic manner and said that these works show the importance given by the government to the transportation and railway network.
Karaismailoğlu said: “The region we are in is Sabiha Gökçen Airport. We are investigating the construction site of the 7,5 km city metro line starting from Pendik Tavsantepe Metro Station and ending at Sabiha Gokcen Airport. We have 4 stations on the metro line between Pendik Tavsantepe and Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Hopefully, we aim to complete the works and put them into service towards the end of 2021 and carry passengers. Our work continues in this direction.
You know, Pendik Tavsantepe Station is part of the Kartal Metro Line. KadıköyOne of our citizens boarding from Istanbul will come to Sabiha Gökçen Airport without any transfer. In the continuation of this, if the Sabiha Gökçen connection from Pendik Marmaray Station is completed in a short time, it is done by the municipality, and if it is completed, a passenger coming from Ankara with Marmaray will have access to Sabiha Gökçen Airport by metro. ”
“Our financing and tender studies continue”
Turkey around the railways and important work done on the Minister reminded that Karaismailoğlu speed railway, said the company will take to Sivas line before the end of the year.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We will commission Konya Konya and carry passengers. In addition, works continue on our Ankara-İzmir, Bursa-Yenişehir-Osmaneli, Adana-Mersin-Osmaniye-Gaziantep high-speed train lines. There are lines for which we have completed the project, and our financing and tender studies for them continue. ” used expressions.
Gebze-Sabiha Gökçen Airport-Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge- Istanbul Airport-Halkalı Stating that work on the line is continuing, Karaismailoğlu explained that they are in an effort to integrate big lines with inner-city lines.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We are continuing to work quickly in order to achieve our 2023, 2025 goals of railroad networks, as soon as we can accomplish the work we have accomplished on roads and airways. he spoke.
“We have come on stage but unfortunately it is progressing slowly”
Karaismailoğlu said that after the coronovirus pandemic, international air traffic was moving within the scope of normalization steps, and that they were doing the necessary work to speed up the normalization process.
Karaismailoğlu said, “On the one hand, our Ministry of Tourism, our Ministry of Internal Affairs and our Ministry of Health are working hard. Negotiations and diplomacy continue. We have come a certain step, but unfortunately it is progressing slowly. I hope we are doing our best to speed it up as soon as possible. Of course, only our efforts are not enough. The other side should respond positively to our efforts. I believe we will get through this process in a short time. ” made the evaluation.
Expressing that a disruption occurred due to the Kovid-2 pandemic at the second runway of Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Karaismailoğlu said, “We are trying to finish our citizens as soon as possible without disturbing them. As you know, our sector was the least affected in this Kovid process. We have taken all our precautions, and our work continues, paying attention to the mask, distance and hygiene. There is no problem in the studies there, they continue. I hope we will finish it as soon as possible. ” gave information.
Minister Karaismailoğlu Sabiha Gökçen Airport consulted with officials at the construction site in Tavsantepe after the Rail System Connection inspection.
Pendik Mayor Ahmet Cin and other interested parties accompanied Karaismailoğlu in his visits and inspections.