Konya Rails to the sea: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan, only in Konya by rail and air 2 million 800 thousand people transported annually, stating that the rails will be connected to the sea of Konya.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan, who came to Konya, visited Konya Governor Muammer Erol in his office. Later, the two ministers gave information to the members of the press about the transportation projects related to Konya and the surrounding provinces. Minister Elvan said, “In line with the aim of connecting Konya to the sea with the railway line, the work of the high-speed train project between Konya and Karaman has started. The contract has been signed. After that, there is a line connecting Karaman to Mersin and Adana. We will go out to tender for the construction in a few months. With the tender for the Karaman-Mersin high-speed railway project, we will go to the signaling tender of our Konya-Karaman railway project. Hence, from time kazanWe want to. We want to bring our industrialists in Konya together with the port in a shorter time. In particular, transportation costs will decrease significantly and we will contribute to the faster development of Konya industry and the industry of our provinces in Konya's hinterland. This is not just a study for our industrialists, it is a railway project that will also carry out passenger transportation. The railway project, which will be able to transport approximately 200 kilometers of fast passengers, therefore, will have the opportunity to reach not only freight, but also Mersin and Adana, in a comfortable and fast way, in 2,5 hours.
LOGISTICS CENTER TO KONYA
Talking about another important project for Konya, Minister Elvan said, arz It can be considered as part of the railway project. The logistics center to be built at Kayacık location is a very important center. Because we will do right next to our organized industrial zone. The goods produced there will be loaded directly to our trains via this logistics center and reach the port. Our expropriation work on the logistics center was continuing. There is no problem in these studies, they are about to be completed. Therefore, within a few months, we will go to the tender for the construction of the logistics center Dolayısıyla.
Minister Elvan made a statement about the environment which is planned to be built in Konya. We met with our Minister of Foreign Affairs several times. We thought about how to get started in the fastest way and we finished our work. We are going to the 18 mileage tender. The project is ready. We will take a concrete step within the scope of the ring road project in Konya. Konya
”2 MILLION 800 THOUSAND PEOPLE MOVED WITH IRON AND AIRWAY“
Expressing the situation of Konya in high-speed train and air transport, Minister Elvan said, durum Konya has a population of 2 million. 1 2 750 thousand passengers in the 200 high-speed train line in the year. 840 thousand people used the Konya-Eskişehir route. 2 used the airline. 800 million 2003 thousand people have used railway and airway outside the highway when we collect this figure. In 100 this figure is about a total of 2 thousand, now is the 800 million XNUMX bin X.
Minister Elvan, Beysehir about the installation of a type of floating scaffolding in the lake and they will work on the establishment of a number of equipment announced.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Minister Davutoglu said, Kar On behalf of the people of Konya and Karaman, I know the debt. In a very fertile and rainy weather, Mr. Minister came with blessed news. I hope we can see the end of these projects together. İn