The number of train services between Adana and Mersin doubles: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Ahmet Arslan, MHP Adana Deputy Prof. Dr. Responding to Mevlüt Karakaya's question, he stated that the number of trains between Adana and Mersin will be doubled.
MHP Adana Deputy Prof. Dr. Mevlüt Karakaya brought the complaints that the current number of flights on the Adana-Mersin train line could not meet the passenger density and that there was no concrete progress in the 'High Speed Train Project' to the agenda of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, and submitted a parliamentary question to the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ahmet Arslan, to reply in writing. .
WRITTEN ANSWER FROM MINISTER ARSLAN
The written reply sent by Minister Ahmet Arslan to Karakaya is as follows:
Adana-Mersin high speed train line construction was started on 27.01.2015 and 45 percent physical progress was achieved. The infrastructure and superstructure of the project is planned to be completed and completed in 2018. In order to increase passenger satisfaction on the Adana-Mersin line, 52 flights are made daily with new air-conditioned DMU sets. When the works between Adana and Mersin are completed, the number of trips will be doubled. "
WE ARE SATISFIED TO DOUBLE THE TRAIN TIMES
Adana Deputy Chairman of the MHP Mevlüt Karakaya, in his assessment, “The region between the two provinces; under the pressure of construction and urbanization related to agriculture, industry and tourism sectors. In other words, Adana-Mersin are two big cities that are getting closer to each other. Therefore, the number of passengers on this line is increasing every day. We welcome the doubling of the number of trains. We expect the work on the line to be completed urgently so that our citizens can get rid of these problems as soon as possible. " said.