Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that Başkentray will be put into service for the people of Ankara as April 16-17 by making examinations in the Başkentray Project.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ahmet Arslan, made a statement at the Etimesgut YHT Station after performing a test drive in Başkentray, saying that Ankara residents will start using Başkentray in metro standard approximately a month later.
Minister Arslan, UDHB Deputy Undersecretary Orhan Birdal, TCDD General Manager İsa ApaydınGeneral Manager Veysi Kurt, TCDD Transport Inc. accompanied.
WE HAVE INCREASED THE METRO STANDARD FOR THE LINE
Minister Arslan expressed that the suburban lines were closed to the transportation of the residents of Ankara before 20 months ago. Ler Our citizens, after about a month, have started to use Başkentray in the subway standards, and we are sure that they will pray to those who have contributed to us. And they will say that we have lived to experience this distress in this comfort. Of course, the satisfaction of our nation pleases us, etim he said.
Minister Arslan referred to the characteristics of Başkentray. The system, which consists of approximately 36 kilometers from Kayaş to Sincan, pointed out that the 32 in the subway standard was the 96 wagon with a new set in the middle of April, and that each set had a capacity of 770.
Xnumx thousand citizens can use the system of the daily 520 miar 1 million TL, costing the project to start and end before, said that they are working very hard. As a result of the lawsuits filed by the contractor companies in court, the project could not start on time and extended to date.
Arslan said that the suburban, YHT and main line trains work together on 3 lines starting from Sincan to Kayaş and continued as follows:
“As of today, we have made 5 mistakes from Sincan to Behiçbey. We make 6 errors from Behiçbey to Ankara center, that is to the place where YHT Station is. We made 4 errors from Ankara YHT Station to Kayaş. Our uninterrupted suburban trains will use two lines from Sincan to Kayas. The other two lines will be used by YHTs from Ankara to Sincan, and one line will be used by our main line conventional trains. Our conventional trains from Ankara Station to Kayaş will use two lines that also serve YHTs. We made 4 errors from Ankara to Kayaş, 6 errors from Ankara to Behiçbey, 5 errors from Behiçbey to Sincan. Thus, we made the 36-kilometer line much more comfortable and quality by laying a 156-kilometer rail system. "
KAYAŞ-SİNCAN LINE 23 MINUTES
Arslan said that the Kayaş-Sincan line, which takes more than 23 hour, will decrease to 1-48 minutes when the stopping and rising times at 49 stations are taken into account, and underlined that the distance between Ankara-Sincan, which takes 20 minutes for YHTs, will decrease to 11 minutes.
Noting that Başkentray will be integrated with Kızılay metro in Yenişehir and with Ankaray at Kurtuluş and Maltepe stations, Arslan said that Ankarakart can be used in Başkentray.
Arslan stated that there will be commercial areas in the central YHT Station in Ankara, the YHT Station in Eryaman, as well as in Sincan, Lale, Etimesgut, Hippodrome, Yenişehir, Mamak and Kayaş stations; He said that passengers will take advantage of these commercial areas while waiting for the trains.
The trains in the commuter trains and the perimeter of the 20-25 centimeter gap between the perimeter, 5 centimeters reduced the attention of the Arslan, said it is important for the safety of the passengers.
"THE NUMBER OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS WILL INCREASE TO 52"
Arslan said, “When Eryaman YHT Station is put into service on March 15, high-speed trains will be able to use 2 lines. At the same time, we will switch to the summer schedule for high speed trains. While we are operating 44 high-speed train sets per day across the country, we will increase it to 52 sets. Thus, we will start the summer tariff as of April 15th. Tests on lines and work on stations are over. Final cleaning and operations are carried out. Hopefully, we will put Başkentray into the service of the citizens of Ankara and our citizens who will come to Ankara as April 16-17. said.