Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Development Cevdet Yılmaz and Minister of European Union Egemen donation will also participate.
With the groundbreaking of the Köseköy Train Station on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 15.30, work will be accelerated in this region. Within the scope of the project, the physical and geometric conditions of the existing Köseköy-Gebze line, which was closed to all scheduled voyages as of February 1 and built in 1890, will be made suitable for High Speed Train operation.
As in previous explanations, the 9 tunnel, the 10 bridge, the 122 culvert, as well as the 28 new culvert and the 2 underpass will be constructed and the level crossing will not be located. Within the scope of construction will be carried out about 1 million 800 thousand cubic meters of excavation and 1 million 100 thousand cubic meters of fill.
EU IPA funds for the first time in the railways in Turkey, will be used in this project. 146 percent (825 million 952 thousand 85 Euros) of the Köseköy - Gebze line, whose contract price is 124 million 802 thousand 059 Euros, will be covered by the European Union under IPA.
After the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, which is planned to be completed in 533 with a total length of 523 and 2013 km with a total length of 3 is revised, Sakarya Arifiye will be completed. minutes. The line will serve 2 million passengers annually between the capital and Istanbul.