Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Ahmet Arslan stated that with the completion of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train (YHT) line, the travel time between Sivas-Yozgat-Ankara will be reduced to two hours, one hour from Ankara to Yozgat and one hour from Yozgat to Sivas, and said, "From Ankara to Istanbul 3,5 hours. Sivaslı will be able to go to Istanbul in 5,5 hours, including 4,5 hours. The person from Yozgat will be able to go to Istanbul in XNUMX hours.” said.
Minister Arslan, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ and the Minister of National Education, İsmet Yılmaz, made a speech at the first rail laying ceremony of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train line, when they came into office as AK Party governments, they created the Transport Master Plan Strategy. reported that they drew a roadmap about where to be in 2023 and 2053.
Arslan, Turkey had brought into the path of divided highway and expressed that they continue to meet, the state policy of abandoned railways into fate and the country in a head-to-head railways said they started working for the laying of the network.
We made Turkey accessible and accessible from start to finish.
Three parties in Turkey is surrounded by seas, overseas with trade increasing for port made pointing Arslan, the airline's people be brought into the path order in 81 cities flown to access to do the airport in order to provide said.
Arslan, Turkey can gain access to a head a start, pulling the attention they render reach, "In doing so, deformation, Yozgat, Sivas high speed train to attain saying, we started the project." he spoke.
Emphasizing that they take very important responsibilities in order to serve the nation, Arslan said that they carried out their duties with this awareness.
Arslan, stating that the tender process of the airport to be built in Yozgat has been completed and the contract has been signed, “We are starting work today. In a short time, Yozgatlı will be able to fly from here to Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya or abroad. Good luck. " used expressions.
We are doing 15 thousand 500 kilometers of construction, tender and project work
Arslan, from 2002 to 2016, 805 kilometers, that is, an average of 134 kilometers per year, was constructed, saying, “The amount of railway currently under construction is about 4 thousand kilometers. We work at 3 thousand 967 kilometers. If we were to finish in 4 years, we would have done an average of a thousand kilometers a year. We have been able to finish 1950 kilometers in 2003 years between 52-945, and a thousand kilometers in AK Party government annually. This country has become the leading country in terms of the countries that use and operate high-speed trains. ” found the assessment.
Stating that the roads are also signaled and electrified, Arslan stated that the 11 thousand 395 kilometer railway has been renovated and modernized.
Arslan, previously stated that fields abroad become Turkey's rail produces rails in Karabük, he continued:
“We have also met the rail needs of our country from our country. This is another indicator of our satisfaction. While doing these, we are working on a thousand 870 km high speed train line, we are working on a thousand 290 km high train line. We work on 807 kilometers of conventional lines. These are new studies. The tender processes of one thousand 318 kilometers of roads continue. We have 6 thousand 200 kilometers of railway work at the project stage. We carry out a total of 15 kilometers of construction, tender and project work. The railway, which our country has in 500 years, is 80 thousand kilometers, 11 thousand kilometers in AK Party periods. You compare it. ”
Arslan, who stated that he was working between Ankara, Eskişehir, Konya and Istanbul as a high-speed train, will finish Konya-Karaman this year and put it into service, and then, after completing the works in the project, Ankara-Kırıkkale-Yozgat-Sivas will be tested in the next year. that they will start and complete the tests within 2,5-3 months and aim to open it in 2019.
Arslan is Istanbul-Europe HalkalıPointing out that the tender processes of the Kapikule line continue, he said, "When we do that, Yozgatli, Sivasli, Kirikkaleli will be able to go to Europe by high-speed train from here."
Explaining that they are working on the Ankara-Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar-İzmir line and this line will be completed in 2020, Arslan will go to Central Asia, China by using the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line, which will also go to Erzincan, Erzurum and Kars. He said that it would be accessible by train.
Ankara-Sivas will be 2 hours
Minister Arslan stated that 29 million cubic meters of 25 million cubic meters of filling in the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train line has been completed and high-speed train stations will be found in Elmadağ, Kırıkkale, Yerköy, Yozgat, Sorgun, Akdağmadeni, Yıldızeli and Sivas.
“Travel times are one hour from Ankara to Yozgat, one hour from Yozgat to Sivas, namely Sivas-Yozgat-Ankara two hours, 3,5 hours from Ankara to Istanbul, in 5,5 hours, Istanbul. will be able to go to. Yozgatli will be able to go to Istanbul in 4,5 hours. In the past, these were not imagined. We were going from Yozgat to Ankara in 5 hours, now we will go from Yozgat to Istanbul in 4,5 hours. The project costs about 9 billion liras. ”
Indicating that the length of the project is 393 kilometers, Arslan said that the total length of the project was 405 kilometers from Ankara to Sivas with the inclusion of Başkentray.
Arslan, 66 km long 49 tunnel in this line, 54 kilometer of the completion of the 28 mile length 52 viaduct, 609 bridge-culvert, 216 sub-overpass, 108 million cubic meters of million cubic meters of 100 million cubic meters of the completion of the completed.
We need your support more than yesterday
The power they receive from the public for 15 years, always Arslan explained that the long way to go forward walk that and walk away, "the world is trying to knit socks our so myself, the world's in this region that is trying to remove unrest and the world's growing, strengthening Turkey's cunt in a time when cutting from yesterday your support we need more. The works we do are the guarantee of the works we will do. ” found the assessment.
Minister Arslan, the project will be completed in one year, by expressing the whole, 2-3 in the month to do tests and expressed that the second half of next year will be put into service before the project, thanked those who contributed to the project.
After the speeches, Bozdag, Arslan and Yilmaz, Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train line was the first rail.