Minister Binali Yıldırım announced that they will open the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train together with Marmaray in 2013.
“Hopefully, we will have the opportunity to open the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train with Marmaray, the project of the century,” said Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications.
Yildirim, who came to Bilecik's Osmaneli district to study the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, Halil Ibrahim Akpinar, Bilecik Governor, Fahrettin Poyraz, AK Party Bilecik MP, Selim Yagci, Bilecik Mayor, Suleyman Karaman, TCDD General Manager the contractor held a meeting with the company officials.
Yıldırım said that the most important part of the project is the Inönü-Sapanca-Köseköy route of 150 kilometers and 239 has art structures such as viaducts, tunnels, culverts, underpasses, overpasses.
Yildirim said that the section in question is made up of a difficult geography like stream and hill.
“There are 60 tunnels with a total of 35 kilometers along the line, 13 viaducts with a total of 28 kilometers, bridges crossing both the highway and the railway, 13 overpasses, 40 underpasses. The total excavation and filling work on this line is about 15 million cubic meters. This means 40 million tons of excavation and filling work. Something tremendous. It's a difficult project. The contractor firm makes every effort to ensure that the project is done on time. Considering the information we received today and the issues we listened to from the technical staff, we determined that there was no serious problem in completing the project. Things continue to go as planned. Hopefully towards the end of 2013, we will have the opportunity to open the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train with Marmaray, the project of the century. Good luck to our country and nation. ”
“We have opened the roads of our country, our people's baht”
A journalist, Bilecik living in the Marketplace district, oh Mountain site in the connection path Lightning reminder demand to build, last 9,5 years in Turkey, the road split made in the history of the Republic 80 years told me they do the 2,5 solid.
Lightning, formerly connected to the 6 interconnected route, while now the 74 can be reached by divided roads between the provinces, said:
“The work done here is not ordinary work. We have opened the roads of our country, the baht of our people. After doing so big things, we're not going to be under a county connection, but priorities are important here. We need to make the most of the possibilities available. Who gives these money? People are giving. "Let the state use these money in education, health, road construction, and meet the needs of the nation," he says. We do everything that needs to be done. ”
Lightning, with his companions on the way from Osmaneli-Bozuyuk to highway and high-speed train works after studying in Bozüyük from the stadium by helicopter moved to Ankara.