Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu pointed out that the Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation-Oriented Transformation Project will breathe life into Istanbul and said that the project, which has achieved 43 percent progress, will be completed in the first quarter of 2023 and will be offered to the citizens. With the commissioning of the project; Between 2023 and 2053, a total of 785 million 77 thousand euros kazanKaraismailoğlu, who underlined that there will be kazanBeyond that, we create green spaces where Istanbulites can breathe in addition to a comfortable, safe and comfortable journey, and we protect our cultural heritage. It's social kazanci cannot be calculated. We see service to the public as service to God. We do not derive political profits through perception operations by relying on the services of others.”
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made a statement at the Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation-Oriented Transformation Project construction site. Karaismailoğlu, who started his speech by wishing success to those who took the university exam, said, “Whatever we do to Istanbul, it will still be short. I would particularly like to express that today we are witnessing the development of a historical project for our Istanbul. Our Kazlıçeme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation Focused Transformation Project is not only a rail system business, but also a pedestrian-oriented new generation transportation project. Another important work for Istanbul kazanWe experience the pride and happiness of climbing together.”
TURKEY HAS REACHED THE TOP LEAGUE IN THE WORLD THANKS TO THE GREAT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IT MADE IN THE LAST 20 YEARS
Karaismailoğlu, who stated that as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, evaluated the transportation and communication systems in Turkey as a whole, continued his speech as follows;
“We see land, air, sea and railways as systems that complement, affect and complement each other. We continue to work for our nation with all our might, regardless of what others say, without polemics, without compromising our work policy. During our governments; We have invested over 1 trillion 600 billion liras for our country's transportation and communication. We allocated 328 billion liras of this amount to railways. Thanks to the great infrastructure breakthrough it has made in the last 20 years, Turkey has reached the top league in the world. Turkey will take its place among the top 10 economies with the direct, indirect and triggering economic effects provided by the infrastructure. In the last 20 years, we have built a thousand 432 kilometers of high-speed train lines. We increased our signaled line length by 183 percent and our electrified line length by 188 percent. We also increased our conventional line length to 11 thousand 590 kilometers. In this way, we increased our total railway network to 13 thousand 22 kilometers.”
Reminding that they shared the Transport and Logistics Master Plan in April, Transport Minister Karaismailoğlu said that Turkey has determined its targets for all transportation systems until 2053. Karaismailoğlu said, "Accordingly, we will increase the total line length on the railways to over 28 thousand kilometers," and noted that the share of passenger transportation will be increased from 1 percent to 6 percent. Expressing that it will reach 5 percent from 22 percent in freight transportation, Karaismailoğlu stated that the number of cities with high-speed train connection will be increased from 8 to 52. Karaismailoğlu underlined that 35 percent of the energy need in railway operations will be met from renewable energy sources.
OUR MINISTRY OWNS MORE THAN 50% OF ISTANBUL'S RAIL SYSTEM NETWORK KAZANWILL DIRECT
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu, emphasizing that they have made serious investments in rail systems for the city as well as such successes in intercity lines, made the following evaluations;
“A total of 12 kilometers of urban rail system lines are in operation in 811 provinces across Turkey. 312 kilometers of this line was built by our Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The total length of our 14 different projects, which are under construction in Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, Kocaeli, Gaziantep and Kayseri, is 185 kilometers across the country. The length of the Marmaray and Levent Hisarüstü metro lines, which we built and put into service in Istanbul, reaches 80 kilometers. 600 thousand Istanbulites travel every day with Marmaray, which connects the continents under the sea. The total length of 7 separate lines under construction in Istanbul, the world city, is 103,3 kilometers. In addition to the Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Rail System and the Pedestrian Focused new generation transportation project, we are making rapid progress in our other 6 projects in Istanbul. These; Pendik-Tavşantepe-Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro line, Bakırköy (IDO)-Bahçelievler-Bağcılar Kirazlı Metro line, Başakşehir-Çam Sakura-Kayaşehir Metro line, Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-İstanbul Airport Metro line, Altunizade-Çamlıca Bosnia Boulevard Metro line and Küçükçekmece Halkalı- Başakşehir-Arnavutköy Istanbul Airport Metro line projects. The length of the rail system network currently operating in Istanbul is 263 kilometers. With the completion of our projects, this length will increase to 366 kilometers. We proudly state that; More than 50 percent of the rail system network of mega city Istanbul is our ministry. kazanit will be gone.”
WE ARE ESTABLISHING A TRANSPORTATION, RESTING AND SOCIAL AREA IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR ISTANBUL
Karaismailoğlu, who also gave information about the Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Rail System and the pedestrian-oriented new generation transportation project, said, "The New Generation Transportation Project, which we have not examined on-site today, is integrated with Marmaray and has 8 stops. In this context; In its current form, we are making improvements and new arrangements on the 8,3 kilometer line, which is idle between Sirkeci and Kazlıçeşme. In this new concept, the route will be both a railway and walking track. So, we are talking about an environmentally friendly railway line. In project scope; 7,3 kilometers of pedestrian path, 6,3 kilometers of bicycle path, 10 thousand 120 square meters of square and recreation area, 74 thousand square meters of new green area, 6 thousand square meters of closed social and cultural space, 9 pedestrian underpasses, 3 pedestrian overpasses, There are 1 highway overpass, 12 highway underpasses and 2 pedestrian overpasses to be transported. With our Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Rail System and Pedestrian-Oriented New Generation Project, besides providing a fast, comfortable, environmentally friendly and hybrid transportation opportunity to the people of Istanbul; Along with bicycle and scooter usage areas, there are also sports and excursion areas. How happy are we; It is building another ecological and economic transportation line with new generation content in terms of socio-cultural kazanwe are raising. We have completed the disassembly of 20 thousand 2021 meters of rail, 42 catenary poles and 570 kilometers of energy wire in the project works that we launched at Sirkeci Station on September 410, 24. We have finished the preparations for the installation of the new system. With the completion of the project, in which we have progressed by 43 percent, one side of the railway line will be used by trains in the 215 thousand square meter working area. The other side will consist of pedestrian walking, resting and recreation areas. Thus, we ensure that 57 percent of the area previously used only for the railway is green space open to pedestrian use. We are establishing a transportation, resting and social area in the middle of Istanbul, which is the apple of the world's eye. With this project, we increase the comfort of life of all our citizens residing on the route, as well as those using the line.”
WE RESTORE OUR RESIDENTIAL REGISTERED STOPS WITH FINISH
Underlining that they also protect the cultural and historical heritage, Karaismailoğlu said that the ancestral heirloom registered stops within the scope of the project were restored in accordance with their originality. "In this process, of course, we act in accordance with the decisions of the board consisting of our art historians, architects, restorers and archaeologists," said Minister of Transport, Karaismailoğlu. kazanBeyond that, we create green spaces where Istanbulites can breathe in addition to a comfortable, safe and comfortable journey, and we protect our cultural heritage. It's social kazanci cannot be calculated. We see service to the public as service to God. We do not derive political profits through perception operations by relying on the services of others. We do not refrain from the works that fall within our scope of duty and do not throw the burden on others. We do not neglect public transportation in the mega city and cause suffering to the public. As the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, we serve our nation by reorganizing the most valuable areas of the city, while meeting the transportation needs of our citizens. kazanwe are raising. In this sense; Haliç Yacht Harbor, Yenikapı Cruise Port, which we will start soon, Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Rail System and Pedestrian Oriented New Generation Transportation projects are our exemplary works.
785 MILLION 77 THOUSAND EURO KAZANWE WILL PROVIDE
Karaismailoğlu stated that Kazlıçeme-Sirkeci Urban Transportation and Recreation-Oriented Transformation Project will be completed in the first quarter of 100, the 2023th anniversary of the Republic, and will be put into service for citizens. The economic benefits it will provide between 2023 and 2053 kazanI also want to express In terms of highway maintenance and operation; 425 million 562 thousand Euros, in terms of accident reductions; In total, 116 million 971 thousand euros and 242 million 544 thousand euros from the time; 785 million 77 thousand euros kazanWe will provide three,” he said.