Mersin-Adana will be reduced to 25 minutes Mersin Governor Ali İhsan Su toured the High Speed Train Project and Yenice Logistics Center, which TCDD continues to construct in Mersin, with journalists Governor Su: “With the high speed train we will build, the Mersin-Adana train route we will cover in minutes.
Su, along with TCDD 6th Regional Director Oğuz Saygılı and journalists, traveled to Yenice Station by train they took from Mersin Station.
Providing information about the route during the journey, Governor Su, Mersin and Adana between the 67 kilometers of a railway line that is available and 15 thousand passengers every day as it moved, he said.
Reminding that the train journey between the two neighboring cities takes 45 minutes now, Su said, “With the high-speed train work we will do, we will cover the 67-kilometer train route in 25 minutes. Current trains can travel at an average speed of 110 kilometers. When the high-speed train arrives, there will be trains that accelerate between 160-200 kilometers and we will reduce this route to 25 minutes. " said.
Underlining that the project is very important, Su stated that the number of passengers is expected to be as high as 50 per thousand.
Stating that the project is progressing rapidly, Su said, “The infrastructure works have been completed by approximately 90 percent. This is a project of approximately 198 million liras. At the end of the year, the infrastructure will be completely finished and superstructure work will be done. The superstructure tender will be held in January. Within the superstructure, there will be works such as the new terminal building at the station, electrical works and laying of the rails. " he spoke.
Water, the necessary security measures on the line will be taken, under and overpasses will be made, sound blocking walls will be found in the scope of the study between Adana and Mersin in addition to the two lines in addition to the 2 line will be added.
Governor Su, who later examined the Yenice Logistics Center, which is under construction, received a briefing from the authorities.
When the center is completed, a significant contribution will be made to the commercial freight transportation and logistics sector. Water will cost around 100 million pounds. The center will be finished in the first half of next year.