Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, went to Gaziantep for a series of visits and examinations. Gaziray for vehicles to be used in line to be made by TÜRASAŞ "Electric Train Set Reception Ceremony for Gaziray" What attend Karaismailoğlu, in the near future almost all rail vehicles manufactured in Turkey; noted that it will be exported.
"We will connect the city center of Gaziantep and the two industrial zones and breathe the urban traffic"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, noting that a very important cooperation was realized between TURASAŞ and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality for the vehicles to be used in the Gaziray project; he said:
“Gaziray Project, made by our ministry with the protocol signed between our ministry and our municipality, is one of the most important and beautiful examples of this understanding. This project was developed in cooperation with TCDD General Directorate and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality. With a huge investment of 2.3 billion lira, we will connect the city center of Gaziantep and the two industrial zones and breathe the urban traffic. "
“Within the scope of Gaziray works, we are constructing 26 kilometers of 4-line railway construction, 16 station buildings, and a warehouse building suitable for suburban and high speed train sets. We have completed 20 kilometers of the route and completed 16 of 11 stations. Our work continues on the remaining 5 stations, warehouse construction, signaling and electrification works and the remaining part of the route, which is the cut-off part. We aim to complete our construction work by the end of this year. "
"In the near future, almost all rail vehicles will be produced in Turkey and exported"
Minister Karaismailoğlu reminded that TÜRASAŞ, the biggest representative of the rail systems sector of our country, who gave the most advantageous bid against foreign competitors, won the international tender of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality for the Design, Supply and Installation of 32 Electric Train Set, consisting of 8 vehicles to be used in Gaziray, and said: continued as follows:
"TÜRASAŞ worthy largest in Turkey, our own technological know-how, our own experience, is to put forth our domestic and national product. Indeed, thanks to TÜRASAŞ, in the near future locomotives, wagons, the Electric Train Set, Commuter Train Set up with almost all rail vehicles will be produced and exported in Turkey. "
“The total cost of the vehicles to be produced in TÜRASAŞ for Gaziray is approximately 47 million Euros. A train set consisting of 120 vehicles with an operating speed of 4 kilometers per hour and aluminum bodywork will have a total carrying capacity of 1000 passengers. The first 2 sets will be delivered to Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality at the end of 24 months, and all sets at the end of the 28th month. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu, before attending the Signing Ceremony for the Purchase of Electric Train Set for Gaziray, made examinations at the Gaziantep Airport New Terminal Building site; He visited Gaziantep Governorship.
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who also visited Gaziantep AK Party Provincial Presidency, attended the Signature Ceremony for the Purchase of Electric Train Set for Gaziray. Karasimailoğlu visited Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality and then Gaziray Tunnel Construction Site and received a briefing from the Highways.
"We have become one of the leading countries in the world in every sector of transportation"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who visited Gaziray Tunnel Construction Site and received a briefing from the Highways within the scope of the Gaziantep program, said:
“Our transportation and infrastructure moves increasingly continue. We have become one of the leading countries in the world in every sector of transportation. We will put the high-speed railway line, including Gaziantep, into the service of our citizens. We have very serious studies on this. We have very important projects throughout the city of Gaziantep. The construction site we are in is the Gaziray construction site. We will finish a 26 km line as of the end of the year and put it into service of the people of Gaziantep. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu, after visiting Gaziray Tunnel Construction Site, also visited Gaziantep New Train Station. Finally, Karaismailoğlu visited the Gaziantep-Nizip-Birecik Construction Site; He received a briefing from the highways.