Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that the mirror junction was completed at the Gebze OSB-Darıca Sahil Metro Line Courthouse Station and that the light was seen and they made 63 percent progress in the construction of the metro line. Karaismailoğlu said that with the completion of the line, the transportation time between Gebze and Darıca will decrease from 1 hour to 24 minutes.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made statements to the Gebze OSB-Darıca Beach Metro Line Light Vision Ceremony. Karaismailoğlu, who stated that they continue to work intensively in Kocaeli, the symbol of Turkey's strong industry, in order to increase the transportation quality even higher, reminded that they started the tunnel excavation works of the Gebze-OSB-Darıca Beach Metro Line on June 14, 2021.
WE HAVE 14 URBAN RAIL SYSTEM LINES CONSTRUCTED BY OUR MINISTRY
Karaismailoğlu stated that as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, while developing the intercity rail network, they also continue their urban rail system investments in Turkey, and noted that a total of 12 kilometers of urban rail system lines are operated in 812 different cities throughout Turkey. Emphasizing that 312,2 kilometers of these lines were built by the ministry, Karaismailoğlu said, “In addition, our construction continues on our 14 urban rail system lines, which are under construction by our ministry. Their total length is 185 kilometers.
IT WILL BE AN ALTERNATIVE TO HIGHWAY CONNECTION
Pointing out that Gebze OSB Darıca Coastal Rail System Line is among the most important of these investments, Karaismailoğlu continued his statement as follows:
“There are 15,4 stations on our line, which we built with a 11-kilometer double-track system. We will put 90 vehicles into service within the scope of our project for our line with a design speed of 28 kilometers per hour. Our metro vehicles are produced in Turkey with 60% domestic content. Our vehicles are fully driverless and designed in accordance with modern technology. In addition, within the scope of the contract; We are also constructing a warehouse and maintenance area of 1 thousand 92 square meters, approximately 984 kilometer north of the OSB station. In the construction of the metro line; As of today, we have achieved 63 percent progress. Within the scope of the project, we completed the excavation of 27 thousand 354 meters of the 26 thousand 316 meters long tunnel. Our goal is; The aim of the project is to open the 11.5-kilometer section between Gebze OSB-Gebze Train Station (Marmaray) at the end of 2023, and the 4-kilometer section between the Beach in 2024. The light we see at the end of this tunnel; not only trade, development, travel; it is also the light of 2023. Our line, where we will combine mirrors today, will be an alternative choice to the highway connection between Gebze Organized Industrial Zone, Gebze and Darıca districts. In this way, our transportation network between regions will be much stronger.”
2.7 BILLION EURO EARNINGS TO THE ECONOMY
Expressing that with the completion of the line, the transportation time between Gebze and Darıca will be reduced from 1 hour to 24 minutes, Minister of Transport Karaismailoğlu said, “Our line will have a daily capacity of 330 thousand passengers. With this important metro line, we will achieve significant economic savings in a 2023-year perspective from 2047 to 25. Together with our line, in the next 25 years; our highway maintenance and operation earnings; 356 million euros, our revenue from the reduction in accident costs; We will earn 7,5 billion 9,5 million euros in total, 2 million euros, air, soil and water cleanliness, as well as approximately 361 million euros as external benefits in the form of climate, green space and biodiversity, and 2 billion 734 million euros as time savings. made its assessment.
WE WILL CONNECT DARICA TO BOTH GEBZE AND MARMARAY
Karaismailoğlu said, “For this beautiful country, which has the power and resources to lead the world, to remain standing forever requires working, producing and developing domestic and national technologies,” Karaismailoğlu said, “No matter what anyone says, we are working for our country to be the leader with the power we receive from you, and we continue to make exemplary projects. . With this project, we connect you to your loved ones in a much shorter time, in a much more comfortable and safe way, with the works we have brought to our country. We will connect our Darıcalı brothers to both Gebze and Marmaray by high-speed train in a much shorter time. We are establishing alternative transportation systems to these regions where the pulse of our technology and industry beats. Whatever we do for Kocaeli, for Istanbul, for Marmara, it is appropriate, it is appropriate”.
WE ARE OPENING THE PENDIK – SABIHA GÖKÇEN AIRPORT METRO LINE ON OCTOBER 2
on October 2, Kadıköy Karaismailoğlu pointed out that they will open the Pendik - Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro Line, which is the continuation of the Pendik Metro Line, with the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Kadıköy He said that they extended the metro line between Pendik by 7,4 kilometers and reached Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Karaismailoğlu stated that they brought the Fevzi Çakmak, Yayalar, Şeyhli and Kurtköy neighborhoods between Pendik D 100 and Sabiha Gökçen Airport together with the metro and invited the people of Gebze to the opening.