Railways carried 60 thousand passengers during the holiday: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım stated that nearly 11 million 500 thousand passengers have been transported by high-speed train since the day it opened, “We carried 60 thousand passengers during the holiday. 660 trains a day carried our citizens safely ”.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, in his statement regarding the number of train trips and passengers during the Ramadan Feast, stated that the trains run flawlessly and fully as planned, and that the railway investments will continue to increase and the main holiday is Marmaray and Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train. He reported that it will be experienced with the opening of. Expressing that since 2003, they have prioritized railways as well as all transportation modes, Yıldırım said, “Thank God we are the eighth in the world and the sixth in Europe in high-speed trains. "Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train and Marmaray are just around the corner." Currently ongoing construction of high-speed train lines as lightning striking demographic corresponds to half of Turkey's, said principal feast of the Marmaray and Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Rail would be constructed through the opening. Noting that the train journey has a different beauty not only during the holidays, Yıldırım also drew attention to the safety of the train journey.
In his statement, Yıldırım said: “No matter how well you make the way, no matter how well you make the rules, no matter how much you increase the inspections, unfortunately, there have been tragic incidents on highways caused by driver carelessness, non-compliance with the rules, and excessive speed. Our citizens lost their lives. In 2003, we gave the necessary lesson to transport investments more than in the history of the Republic. Our citizens and drivers should also learn the necessary lesson. After all, the value of a life cannot be measured by anything. The entire length and cost of your railways of your highways are meaningless in the face of a life. In fact, all we do is to facilitate and protect human life. "
Stating that nearly 11 million five hundred thousand passengers have been transported on high-speed trains since the day it was opened, Yıldırım said, “We carried 60 thousand passengers during the holiday. 660 trains a day carried our citizens safely ”.
"OUR CITIZENS WHO PREFERRED TRAIN ON HOLIDAY COMFORTABLE"
Expressing that the railways have a holiday, Yıldırım said, “Passengers also had a holiday. Regional trains, suburbs, main line trains and high-speed trains served as planned without any of our citizens bleeding noses. Our citizens who preferred the train during the holiday were comfortable. There was no problem. Rail transport and the general transport trend in the holiday show us how accurate it is to invest in railways. From now on, we will continue to give the necessary weight and importance to railways in both ongoing projects and new projects ”.
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