The first test drive of the EXPO rail system is from Minister Yıldırım: Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım made an inspection on the 19-kilometer 2-stage rail system line in Antalya and made the first test drive of 5 kilometers by going to the seat of the vatman.
Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, started test drives on the second stage rail system line in Antalya. Yıldırım sat in the seat of the seat for a test drive of 19 kilometers, covering Meydan-EXPO. Carrying out a 5-kilometer test drive between Topçular-Meydan, Yıldırım passed by a tram over the multi-storey junction at the Yörükoğlu Junction.
We are preparing for EXPO
Emphasizing that the length of the rail system in Antalya will reach 32 kilometers, Yıldırım stated that Antalya has reached the upper league with the investments made. Lightning reminiscent of Turkey's first expo will open its doors on April 23 in Antalya, Antalya EXPO prepare the final sprint he continued to work and the opening of the line said April 22 it will grow.
RECORD TIME HIGHLIGHT
Stating that the Antalya second stage rail system was carried out in an unprecedented time in the world, Yıldırım said, “This project, which has a contract of 450 days, is realized in 150 days, that is, a third.” Yıldırım thanked the people who contributed to the project to be realized in such a short time, including Lütfi Elvan and Feridun Bilgin, who served as a minister during his break in the post of ministry.
5 AYDA 900 MILLION LIRA
Minister Yıldırım, state investments in the past 13 years have exceeded 15 billion pounds, said that one-third of the investments in the Ministry of Transport. Minister Yıldırım underlined that an investment of 350 million liras was made in a 300-month period for the second stage rail system, with the rail system investment being 100 million, the floor intersections 150 million, the vehicle purchase 5 million, the road and landscape arrangement 900 million lira. Mentioning that tradesmen and citizens may experience difficulties during the project, Yıldırım said, “I would like to thank Antalya tradesmen and my Antalya residents for their patience and tolerance.”
Underlining that Antalya deserves these investments, Yıldırım said, “Antalya accepts guests more than 10 times its own population. To Turkey kazanIt is our duty to carry out the infrastructure works needed by Antalya, which makes a significant contribution to the growth and development of Turkey and to the increase of the welfare level of our people, in the best way and without delay," said Dr. Yıldırım pointed out that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu are also following the Antalya projects closely.
Minister Yıldırım received a certification at the 2016th Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications on the rail system line under construction within the scope of EXPO 6 Antalya. Minister Binali Yıldırım, who made examinations on the Meydan-EXPO Rail System Line, also took a quick tour in the EXPO 2016 area. Yıldırım also examined the works at the Airport Junction and Democracy and Çallı floor junctions. Yıldırım was accompanied by Antalya Governor Muammer Türker, Antalya Deputies Sena Nur Çelik, Gökçen Özdoğan Enç, Mustafa Köse and İbrahim Aydın.
Minister Binali Yıldırım shared the following information about the second stage: “There are even 16 stations. There is a terminal between the terminals within 1.5 km. A line of 20.5 kilometers in total. At the same time, it is united by an 11-kilometer line from Antalya center to Fatih. Thus, the total rail system in Antalya will have reached 32 kilometers. For now, we are doing a test drive between the center and the airport. We will go to EXPO 2016 Antalya exhibition area a week later. ”