Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that the suburban lines under construction on both sides of Istanbul will be put into service by the end of 2018, “The system that will make the entire 77-kilometer route on the suburban line uninterrupted and serve 1,5 million passengers a day We aim to put it into service. " said.
Minister Arslan, in his statement, stated that the citizens of Marmaray, which is described as the "project of the century" in Istanbul, are used intensively by the citizens, "We have put the Marmaray Project to the service of our people from about 15 kilometers to Ayrlıkçeşme to Kazlıçeşme and in a period of 4 years, our people are very He used it with intense favor. Nearly 300 million passengers used this line. " he spoke.
Arslan said that the works continued on the European and Anatolian side lines intensively.
“When we see the comfort in Marmaray, we know the expectations of bringing suburban lines in both Anatolian and European sides to metro standards like Marmaray and making the driving uninterrupted. Therefore, it will come from Gebze to Ayrılıkçeşme and join Marmaray, and also from Kazlıçeşme. HalkalıIn the system where suburban lines will be converted to metro standard and Marmaray vehicles will be used, our work continues very intensely along the whole route. "
"We will completely complete the construction of suburban lines in 2018"
Stating that the construction of the suburban lines on both sides of Istanbul is continuing, Arslan said, "By the end of 2018, we will completely complete the construction of suburban lines on both the Anatolian side and the European side and we will put them into service by the end of the year." He spoke in the form.
Arslan emphasized that they intend to finish the construction of suburban lines next year and said:
“After completing the construction in August 2018, completing the electrical and signal parts in a month, and after about 3 months of testing, we aim to make the entire 2018-kilometer route on the suburban line uninterrupted by the end of 77, and offer the system that will serve 1,5 million passengers per day to Istanbul residents and guests coming to the city. . The works are going very well in this sense, Istanbulites will be patient for another 13 months. "
On the other hand Minister Ahmet Arslan, said the flights will become more secure with the air police "armed police to be taken on board security is not an application specific to Turkey. This method exists in many places, including the US and the UK. Turkey, legislation brought it into compliance, "he said.