Transport and Infrastructure Minister M. Cahit Turhan said, “Gebze-Halkalı The Suburban Project is not just a suburban rail line for Istanbul, this line is the main backbone that unites all the rail systems of Istanbul. We integrate both metro lines, high-speed train lines and freight train lines into this line, which also includes Marmaray. ” said.
Gebze Halkalı The opening ceremony of the Suburban Train Lines was held with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Kartal Square, AK Party Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Candidate Binali Yıldırım and the intense participation of the citizens.
Minister Turhan, in his speech at the ceremony, stated that they were very pleased with the realization of the project, “Gebze will complete Marmaray project of the century and bring us an uninterrupted Istanbul suburban line.Halkalı I thank you for attending the opening ceremony of the Suburban Line, shared the same joy with us and witnessed this historic moment, and I offer my respect. ” he spoke.
Expressing that Istanbul has been one of the biggest and most magnificent cities in the world since the day it was city, Turhan said, “Big projects have been considered in every period of history for Istanbul, which is one of the biggest cities in the world today. At this point, we are working day and night to reach Istanbul, which has a more developed and hassle-free infrastructure, since we took office in accordance with the instructions of our President. ” said.
“We are implementing transportation networks”
In this context, Turhan emphasized that important services were provided to Istanbul with new projects, and continued as follows:
“We not only equip Istanbul completely, but also realize the transportation networks that enable comfortable journeys. We make the ring roads and weave Istanbul with highways and divided roads. We are constructing underpasses, junctions and overpasses by saying 'this is not enough for Istanbul, the capital city of the world'. We hit the seal of history by making the biggest airport in the world in Istanbul. ”
Explaining that the rail system infrastructure is very important in an advanced city, Turhan said that they do not only support the metropolitan municipality in the construction of Istanbul's subway infrastructure, but also connect all lines under the Bosphorus.
Uninterrupted railway connection from Beijing to London
Turhan said, “Gebze-Halkalı The Suburban Project is not just a suburban rail line for Istanbul, this line is the main backbone that unites all the rail systems of Istanbul. We integrate and connect both metro and high-speed train lines and freight train lines to this line, which also includes Marmaray. Now Istanbulites can travel uninterruptedly on railways. ” said.
Minister Turhan, in order to provide this, together with Marmaray stated that they have built 43 stations, Gebze-Halkalı In the railway line project, the city will be built on the 2 line with Marmaray as a suburban operation, and on the third line, high speed train operations can be done by intercity passenger and freight trains.
Stating that 13 metro and tram lines will be connected from a total of 16 stations, Turhan said, “Between Banliyo and Üsküdar-Sirkeci, Gebze- on two sides of Istanbul.Halkalı 115 can be received in minutes. Bostanci and Bakırköy will fall to 37 minutes. High Speed Train Gebze, Pendik, Maltepe, Bostancı, Söğütlüçeşme, Haydarpaşa, Bakırköy and Halkalıwill be able to stop at. An uninterrupted rail connection from Beijing to London will be provided for freight trains. Freight trains will be able to transport between Asia and Europe using the Bosphorus crossing at night. ” he spoke.
Turhan said, “Minister Turhan stated that they brought many works to Istanbul and Anatolia,“ With the high vision and guidance of our President, the works we brought to Istanbul and Anatolia are obvious. Our policies, our vision, our ideals are on these roads, on these bridges, on the high-speed train lines, at the airports we open, in the tunnels that we pierce the mountains. ” used expressions.
“I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the project”
Minister Turhan thanked everyone who contributed to the project and concluded:
“Under the leadership of our President, we initiate these projects and put them into service and we overestimate the hearts of the citizens of Istanbul. We overestimate the hearts of our nation. As a nation, we thank our President and the nation behind him. We offer our greetings and respects. On this occasion, I would like to thank everyone, our workers and engineers who contributed to every stage from the planning stage to the project, from the construction to the consultancy. I would like to thank my previous ministers, Binali Yıldırım, our candidate for mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. Again, I would like to thank our public institutions, governors and mayors, who have provided all kinds of support from the beginning to the end of this project. Above all, I would like to thank the respected Istanbulites for their patience, tolerance and maturity during the construction of this project. ”