Gebze - Osmaneli YHT Line is Ready for Opening in 2013
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, said that they want the High Speed Train Gebze-Köseköy-Sapanca-Osmaneli line to be ready for opening on 30 September 2013.
Kocaeli Governor Ercan Topaca and Metropolitan Mayor Ibrahim Karaosmanoglu and Gulf County Yarimca Construction site, the authorities received briefings closed to the press.
After making a statement to journalists, Yildirim said that they have been following Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train and Marmaray projects for the last few months by means of monthly construction site meetings. These days, first they had a meeting at the Marmaray site and evaluated the course of the Marmaray project.
Minister Yıldırım, after his investigation in Kocaeli, went to Bilecik and stated that they will receive the report of the progress of the High Speed Train project between Eskişehir and Köseköy, and that he examined the 55-kilometer line between Köseköy and Gebze while coming from Istanbul.
Explaining that the contractor companies give all the details of the work done, Yıldırım said, “Why are we holding these meetings? We want the project to be ready for the opening on September 30, 2013, we have such determination. For this, daily, instant, monthly follow-ups are required. We are resolving these follow-ups with these meetings we held. ”
Minister Yıldırım stated that they wanted the project to be made to provide the most benefit to both the transit traffic and the settlements on the route.
Explaining that they have made the necessary warnings to the contractor companies on these issues, Yıldırım said, “There are underground transitions such as electricity, water, gas and these that lose us a lot of time. Our governor and mayor will make the necessary contribution in coordination with the relevant institutions to make their displacement much faster. Each work has hundreds of work items, each of which has a row. We can say that nearly 50 percent of the excavation part of the infrastructure works, 80 percent of the filling part is completed, above 50 percent, to give an average. Let's not do the remaining 50 percent a little job, there are serious jobs there. ”
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