Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that they will increase the current 251 kilometers of rail system length in Istanbul to 354,3 kilometers, and said, “We will put our projects into operation as of the first half of this year and offer them all to the service of our people in 2023.” said. Minister Karaismailoğlu gave the good news that the Konya-Karaman high-speed train line will be opened next Saturday.
Noting that the work on the 5 thousand 176 kilometer railway line continues intensively, Karaismailoğlu said, “We are putting the Konya-Karaman High Speed Train line into service on Saturday. Ankara-Sivas, Halkalı-Ispartakule-Çerkezköy, Çerkezköy-Edirne-Kapıkule, Bursa-Yenişehir-Osmaneli, Mersin-Adana-Gaziantep, Karaman-Ulukışla, Aksaray-Ulukışla-Mersin Yenice, Ankara (Yerköy)-Kayseri, which will also combine two international airports, Gebze-Sabiha Gökçen Airport -Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge - Istanbul Airport- HalkalıOur work continues on the forkca high-speed train lines. In addition to passenger transportation, we are effectively connecting our railway network, which includes High Speed Train lines, which will carry freight transportation, with ports and industrial zones. We will further increase the production of domestic and national vehicles and equipment in railways with our National Electric Train, which we will put into the service of our nation as of this year.”