Transport sector Haydarpasa Train met at the Station: The Transport Operational Program conducted by the Republic of Turkey and the European Union (UOP) of construction projects carried out in-house, was shared with Haydarpasa Train Station in organized events and photo exhibitions sector representatives.
Republic of Turkey and the Transport Operational Program conducted by the European Union (UOP) of construction projects carried out in-house, was shared with Haydarpasa Train Station in organized events and photo exhibitions sector representatives. Speaking at the opening of the event Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry of Foreign Relations and European Union Director General and Program Authority President Michael Poles, UOP full membership transition process of Turkey to the European Union, the versatile becomes of transportation in the country, more balanced in the transport sector Emphasized that it plays an important role in the realization of safe, efficient and rational transportation.
Direct indicating that made the pre-accession financial assistance instrument IPA-I covered the field of transportation infrastructure investments and technical assistance projects, "the scope of all Turkey covering UOP, IPA-II-term investments are concentrated in three large infrastructure projects. These projects; Rehabilitation and signaling of Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak Railway Line, modernization of Samsun-Kalin Railway Line and rehabilitation and reconstruction of Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line Köseköy-Gebze section. Haydarpaşa Train Station, where we held this meeting, is the last stop of our High Speed Train Line in Istanbul. I thank in particular the European Union which contribute to the formation of productive cooperation and the European Union Delegation to Turkey because of the selfless work they Investments showed my colleagues in the Office of the Presidency. I believe that, with our common vision, we will once again sign permanent signatures on much larger and meaningful projects with the European Union in the field of transportation ”.
EU Turkey Delegation Counselor, Head of the Department for Economic and Social Development François Begeot also gave information about the Republic of Turkey and the European Union cooperation in the transport sector. Begeot, reminding the history of Haydarpaşa Train Station, expressed that they were proud to explain the work done in such an important place. He also underlined that it is very important to build safe and comfortable railways.
After the speeches, the UOP Photography Exhibition, which will last for three days, was opened at Haydarpaşa Train Station.
The program has invested more than 700 million euros
It was reported that the Transport Operational Program (UOP) was prepared by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications for the management of funds allocated to transport infrastructure investments under the pre-accession financial aid instrument (IPA I) and the regional development component, and was approved by the European Commission on 7 December 2007.
The statement said the program, which covers the whole of Turkey saving, investment in infrastructure during the IPA II reportedly concentrated in the following three infrastructure projects;
Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak railway line rehabilitation and signaling project (415 km),
Samsun-Kalın (Sivas) Railway Line modernization project (378 km)
Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Line Köseköy-Gebze Section Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project (56 km)