High speed train will develop Karaman economically and culturally: Mayor of Karaman Ertuğrul Çalışkan, cities of the high speed train on the silk road of Karaman in the economic, social past have reached very important points in terms of both urbanization and development. In our Karaman, high-speed train will become a center of attraction in the cultural and economic fields.
Together with its own center, our city will be the center of use of the attraction center appealing to 500 bin population. The high speed train will not only be used for human transportation, but also freight transportation.
Perhaps Konya and Karaman Karaman-Mersin line first example in Turkey to be implemented fast freight to be carried out. This will be an important step for the industry of both Konya and Karaman.
In other words, we will open the way for the competition outside by reducing the transportation cost. For this reason, our city will be developed quickly. ”
FAST TRAIN WILL COME ON THIS TIME
Stating that the tender process of high-speed train works between Karaman and Konya is 3 years, Çalışkan said, “This period will be completed in a short time with the efforts and financial support of our Ministry of Transport. I guess the first line of the high-speed train will be available this time next year.
With the new sets to be commissioned by the Ministry of Transport, it will be possible to travel from Karaman to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. ”