2 hours to 15 minutes with Bursa-Istanbul high-speed train project

📩 22/12/2018 16:18

Bursa-Istanbul high-speed train project: Bursa-Istanbul between the 2 hour 15 minutes to sign a speed train project was signed. Project 2.5 will be completed in the year.

Signatures were signed for the high-speed train line that will connect Bursa to Ankara and Istanbul. When the line, which is planned to be completed in 2.5 years, comes into service, travel by high-speed train between Bursa and Istanbul will be 2 hours 15 minutes, and between Bursa-Ankara 2 hours and 10 minutes.


Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç and Transport Minister Binali Yıldırım attended the ceremony held at the General Directorate of TCDD. Speaking at the ceremony, Arınç said, "Why are we not in our country?" "Thank God, we thank God after seeing the High Speed ​​Trains (YHT) connecting Ankara, Eskişehir, Konya," he explained. We see YHT as one of the greatest successes of the AK Party government's hundreds of successes, putting its political will in this direction. This is a great success. Turkey is jumping era, "he said. Arınç said that the political will after 1980 neglected the railroads and that this could be an ideological approach or a feasibility study.

Reminding that the 75 kilometer part of the project cost 400 million pounds, Arinc said:


“Despite such burdens, we give, give, find, and do our best for this comfortable travel of our people. Centuries later, years later, we see our dreams come true. It is the most beautiful slogan in the mind that 'dream come true', we see this by experiencing. ” Transport Minister Yıldırım reminded that the railways, which had an average speed of 1950 kilometers in 160, fell below 50 kilometers due to neglect and neglect.
Yıldırım said, “It has become a tradition to make tekayyüdat instead of traveling. Tekayyüdat, by marking the broken road, means 'decrease the speed of the road is broken'. Unfortunately, Turkey has experienced such a period, "he said. Following the speeches, the contract was signed by the undertaking joint venture group YSE-Tepe Partnership and Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, and TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman.


General Director of TCDD Süleyman Karaman gave information about Bursa-Yenişehir line. Karaman, 75 kilometers, 15 xNUMX units, 20 xNUMX xNUMX units of length, 6 pieces of viaducts, 225 units of bottom and overpass, 20 pieces of a total of 44 artifacts including culverts will be built.


Stating that they will perform approximately 10 million 500 thousand cubic meters of excavation and 8 million 200 thousand cubic meters of filling, Karaman said, “Three stations will be built in Bursa, Gürsu and Yenişehir. We build the line with the latest high-speed train technology, with a speed of 250 kilometers per hour, with passenger and freight transport together. We will start the construction of Yenişehir-Bilecik simultaneously, while completing its infrastructure within 2,5 years. We will end the yearning of Bursa's 58 year old train longing. ”

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