Bursa High Speed ​​Train Project Canceled

Actually… We expressed the question that came to everyone's mind on September 17, when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “We will not make new investments unless it is necessary, we will finish those who have reached a certain stage” at the meeting of the provincial heads of his party:

Are our high-speed trains affected by this investment savings?

Bursa has been waiting for the high-speed train with great longing since December 2012. While the foundations were laid on the entrance to Balat from Mudanya Road on a cold winter day, the dream of traveling in 2016 warmed our hearts.

So what…
When the allowance of the Bursa-Yenişehir line, the foundation of which was laid, ended in the tunnels, it was understood that the target could not be reached easily. The project was completed at the beginning of this year when the route changed 5 times in the Yenişehir-Bilecik stage.

On April 3; Infrastructure, superstructure and electromechanical tenders of Yenişehir-Bilecik stage were made with the superstructure and electromechanical works of the Bursa-Yenişehir stage, for which the infrastructure tender was made and the foundation was laid, and even the completion tender was reinforced.

The entire line was put out to tender on April 3, with the best bid for Yenişehir-Bilecik with 2.5 billion liras. It was announced that Bayburt Insaat won the tender with the same price, which was approved at the beginning of June, and then… We waited for a fast work process for the site delivery to the contractor and the test drive in 2019, which was set by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. we got hoped.

Until Ta
From the currency war and the economic difficulties it caused. We shared our concerns regarding those troubles in these columns on September 17th.

"Is our high speed train affected by these investment savings?" The answer to the question came from Ankara yesterday: “The Yenişehir-Bilecik stage tender of the high-speed train project has been canceled in line with the savings measures, as it has not yet begun delivery to the contractor. The works stopped because the tender was canceled. "

Our high-speed train project will remain on the shelf until the effects of the troubles in the economy wear off and the foreign exchange normalizes. Then everything will start over with a new goal.

Source: Ahmet Emin Yılmaz - www.olay.com.t is


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