The Minister of Transport, Adil Karaismailoğlu, stated that they are working on the Niğde-Ankara smart highway tolls and that they will reduce the wages.
Turkey's most intelligent highway toll discounts to be shown between Nigde and Ankara gospel came. The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, who came together with the deputies of the UNM Transport Commission for breakfast, brought to the agenda that the smart highway tolls between Niğde and Ankara were high, saying, “We are doing a study on this issue. "We will go to a reduction in wages." The toll, which is 330 kilometers in total length, was increased to 1 liras with the price update made as of January 148.
RAILWAY WILL COMPETE WITH DOUBLE ROADS
According to the information obtained, at the meeting where Karaismailoğlu made a presentation on the works, projects, double roads and infrastructure investments of his Ministry, the deputies asked questions about the proposal to extend the period of TCDD's financing deficit by the treasury. With the proposal, it is envisaged that the financing of some investments of TCDD, the financing deficits in the operating budget and the deficits arising from the capital transfer to TCDD Tasimacilik AS will be extended until the end of 2023 by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance. The President will be authorized to extend this period up to 10 years. Karaismailoğlu said, “We are setting up the strategy for the new period on the railway. Railways will be revived. It will stand out especially in freight transportation. After a short while, the railways will reach the stage where they can compete with double roads. The continuation of the treasury support to TCDD with the proposal made in the parliament is also important in this respect. We had to make a regulation regarding the debt in tenders that were made after the pandemic and whose contracts were not signed. The treasury is not authorized to take on debt in projects under a billion. The General Directorate of Highways assumes this debt, but the institutions that will give credit do not recognize this guarantee. For this reason, the Ministry of Transport has been assured, ”he said.
Source: Yucel Kayaoğlu / Türkiyegazete of