Together with the State Railways AK Party Policy Become Arrived: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, "railways with the AK Party has become state policy. 10 thousand 950 kilometer rail network 12 bin 532 was increased to kilometers. 2 thousand 449 5 8 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX with the length of the signal line was removed.
Minister of Transport Arslan made a statement to the deputies about the General Directorate of Highways, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation and the Information Technologies Authority. Stating that they have invested 308 billion 700 million liras, Minister Arslan stated that the ratio of the transportation and information and communication sector to the gross national product has increased from 13.7 percent to 14.7 percent. Arslan stated that they spend 196 billion lira on the highways, and they have exceeded 25 thousand kilometers as of today. Arslan, "714 thousand kilometers of network on the motorways, 2 thousand 489 kilometers has reached, currently 631 kilometers of construction work is ongoing and one thousand 1915 Çanakkale Bridge 98 kilometers up to Malkara, Menemen-Aliağa-Çandarlı 76 kilometers".
Minister Arslan stated that they will open the Eurasia tunnel on 20 December and said, “It will be the deepest tunnel in the world. A tunnel connecting two continents, where 120 thousand vehicles will pass per day. Ovit saw light, Zigana started, Ilgaz close to opening, we will open soon. Of course, you will rely on your project while giving guarantees. When the highway is finished attaching, you will create the traffic with it. ”
Reminding that 55 billion investments have been made on railways, Minister Arslan said, “With AK Party, railways have become a state policy. The railway network of 10 thousand 950 kilometers has been increased to 12 thousand 532 kilometers. While the signal line length was 2 thousand 449 kilometers, it was increased with 5 thousand 8 kilometers, currently works on 2 thousand 889 kilometers. Railway from Edirne to Kars forms the backbone of our country. Because we give the right to the geography, someone is disturbed, and because it is disturbed, it was said that the Istanbul-İzmir highway, Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge and connection roads should not be built. Construction work continues on the railways at 3 kilometers. ”