The tender process of the Çanakkale Bridge has started: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan stated that the tender process of the Çanakkale 1915 Project has started.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said that they aim to operate with diesel locomotives at the end of the year in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Project (BTK). Arslan, who went to the BTK line construction site, received a briefing from the company officials about the works and made a study on the viaduct under construction within the scope of the project. After his investigations, Arslan said that the work on the project is continuing rapidly and the viaduct feet are about to end.
“87 PERCENT IS COMPLETED”
Stating that there are more than 100 art structures with infrastructure, superstructure and culverts throughout the project, Arslan said: “80 percent of these art structures are finished and construction works continue in other parts. There are over 10 kilometers of tunnels along the route. The tunnels are also finished in general, their inner coatings are made. 87 percent of the work has been completed throughout the project. 79 percent completed the 87 kilometers in Turkey's side. One of the viaducts will be finished by the end of August and the other by the end of September. Our work will also be finished in tunnels. Our goal is to train the train with diesel locomotive at the end of the year. ”
GETTING STARTED 1 MILLION PASSENGER
Arslan, trade between Europe and Central Asia project, noting continuously be provided through Turkey by rail, "We want to finish with a one month test period. We aim to achieve our target by the end of the year and to carry both cargo and passenger transportation by 2017. Our goal is to make this railway uninterrupted from Europe to Central Asia and China, by completing this missing link of the silk railway, from the large transportation corridors around the world to the central corridor. Our country's railway corridors end in Kars. We attach great importance to connecting this with Central Asia and the Caucasus. We care about freight and passenger transportation. Our initial target is 1 million passengers and 6,5 million tons of cargo. Our medium term target is to increase the passenger to 3,5 million and increase the load to 35 million tons. ”
“MEGA PROJECTS WILL CREATE A BRIDGE”
Arslan of Turkey, made by all major projects with the Marmaray, Osmangazi Bridge, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the Eurasia Tunnel, Istanbul 3rd airport, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Project with just a real sense ceased to be a bridge over the map "to build bridges" He pointed out that he started. Expressing that this causes discomfort in the world, Arslan said: “We started the tender process of the Çanakkale 1915 Project. We will quickly launch the project to the nation. We will open the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on August 26. By connecting all the bridges and highways around Marmara, we will create serious added value there. We will bring the added value there to the service of the whole country and increase their life level to the next level. ”
Günceleme: 11/12/2018 17:04