Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim said that there is no high-speed train operation between Erzincan and Muş but that the Erzincan-Muş Conventional Railway Line works are under way.
Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Mush Deputy Iron Steel, the Ministry of Transport has submitted a response to the question of the speed train project submitted to the Ministry. Since the 1948 has not been given any importance to the railways Demir Çelik, since that year, the emphasis was given to road transportation. Steel asked Minister Binali Yildirim whether there is a high-speed train project in Muş, Erzincan, Tunceli and Bingöl lines. Celik's answer to the question in writing the Minister Binali Yildirim, Erzincan-Mus, he said that there is no high-speed train work. Minister Yıldırım said; Demiryolu However, the tender project of the Erzincan-Muş Conventional Railway Line, which is included in the investment program of the Ministry, has been conducted and the work has been started on 18 October 2010. Implementation project work is in progress and it is planned to be completed in the second half of 2012. The length of the Erzincan-Muş Railway Line is 198 and the route is determined as Erzincan-Yedisu-Karlıova-Yorgançayır-Tepeköy-Akçan and Muş. Tunnels, bridges and viaducts will be constructed between Büklümdere and Tepeköy locations. The project works of the Erzincan-Muş railway line will be completed and the expropriation procedures will be carried out before the construction works are started. When the work of the project is completed, the approximate construction cost will occur. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been carried out within the scope of the studies and the audits will be carried out by our Ministry.
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