Keçiören-Tandoğan metro: Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, examined the metro lines in Ankara, which is under construction. Yıldırım stated that the Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent metro lines will be opened at the beginning of 2014 and the Keçiören-Tandoğan line will be opened in 2014.
Yıldırım, who first examined the tunnel works at the Söğütözü Station of the Red Crescent-Çayyolu Metro, answered the questions of journalists here.
Yesterday Turkey's road is closed because of storm experienced in various parts of flights have been canceled, a journalist reminiscent of parts of marine transportation, "Will you be a warning to citizens to today?" Yıldırım reminded that a storm called "Swan Storm" was effective in various parts of the country. Yıldırım said, "Unfortunately, there are also casualties and injuries." The speed of the wind in Istanbul increased up to 120 kilometers per hour, so they had to close the 1st Bosphorus Bridge for a while.
Yıldırım noted that only one of the two runways of Istanbul Ataturk Airport was working while there were disruptions in sea voyages under heavy lodos conditions in Istanbul.
- "Let's obey the traffic rules" -
Konya-Cihanbeyli Road traffic accidents caused by the citizens of the road due to a sandstorm, security for the reason that they had to close the road to traffic Yıldırım, said:
We used to listen to storms as news in America, the Caribbean, the Far East. The storm is effective in Turkey have seen in yesterday's storm. So; We always need to be mentally and physically prepared for unexpected extraordinary situations. Turkey is not a country where intense storms. In recent years, everything has been changing with climate change. You are looking at a temperature of over 20 degrees like the summer season and a rainy weather that reminds you of the winter. We need to be prepared for such situations both as a public and as a citizen from now on. ”
Minister Yıldırım stated that with the onset of precipitation, he lost the storm effect and there was no storm warning from Meteorology. Calling citizens to "obey the traffic rules" Yıldırım, "It is beneficial for citizens to pay maximum attention to slippery ground, braking distance and travel distances between vehicles, especially in rainy weather. In general terms, if we act in accordance with the rules, we will ensure the safety of both themselves and others in traffic. ”
- He asked the citizens to give them an understanding-
A question about whether the iron at Söğütözü Metro Station creates an ugly image and whether this will be removed or not, Yıldırım said, “You will not ask him, it is not a subject about me. Metro goes from the bottom, there is no situation that will affect the work there ”.
Noting that they built two tunnels with a length of 172 meters in the area where the station is located, Yıldırım announced that they reduced the time for the tunnels from 7 months to 3,5 months with a new planning. Expressing that they are working hard to put the subways into service in a short time, Yıldırım stated that they expect an understanding from the citizens. Yıldırım said, “During this period, the streets are closed to traffic from time to time. Sometimes there are problems at the entrance and exit of the workplaces. I appeal to the people of Ankara from our shopkeepers; There may be some temporary disturbances in order not to delay the trouble and anticipation of the metro, which has been on the agenda of Ankara for a long time. We expect them to understand this. We have to do this for permanent comfort and comfort. ”
- He used the tunnel drilling machine.
Later, Yıldırım made an investigation at the Dışkapı Station on the Keçiören-Tandoğan Metro Line, entered into the tunnel and received information about the tunnel boring machine, and opened a tunnel for a while and covered concrete. Yıldırım, who gives information about the works at the exit of the tunnel, said, “You open with the old method by digging, then you are concreting. It is a waste of time and not healthy. This is not so. It opens, and after 1 meter, concrete arches are placed. Then it goes one more meter. In this way, an average of 1 to 10 meters of tunnels are opened per day. According to this calculation, the 20 kilometer tunnel will be finished in the next 240-250 days. ”
Upon a question, Minister Binali Yıldırım announced that the Kızılay-Çayyolu and Sincan-Batıkent lines will be put into service at the beginning of 2014 and the Keçiören Metro will be put into service in 2014.