One of the important parts of the Iron Silk Road Halkalı Kapikule Railway Line of Kapikule-Çerkezköy The first rail welding in the (ÇE-KA) section will be made tomorrow with the participation of Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu.
In the statement made by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, one of the most important sections of the Iron Silk Road stretching from London to Beijing. Halkalı-It was stated that it was the Kapikule Railway Line. In the statement, which draws attention to the fact that this line is one of the projects carried out with the European Union, the line is located in Kapıkule-Çerkezköy It was announced that the first rail welding will be made tomorrow with the participation of Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu.
In the statement, which is noted that the project has the largest amount of funds given to the candidate countries by the European Union in a single item, it will ensure that the continents of Asia and Europe are connected by rail over Turkey without interruption. Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line, Çerkezköy-Kapikule and Çerkezköy-Halkalı consists of two segments. The construction of the railway line, of which 152,9 kilometers is within the scope of the ÇE-KA section, was financed from the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the European Union. Halkalı-Kapikule Railway Line Kapikule-Çerkezköy It is realized with the Section Construction Project. With the new double-track railway suitable for 200 kilometers per hour, passenger transportation from 4 hours to 1 hour 36 minutes; It is aimed to reduce freight transportation from 6,5 hours to 3 hours”.