Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, who made statements at the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig, Germany, said 'We will get the Fast Train Sets from Germany'.
Turhan, Turkey's railways and funding of projects in order to benefit from German technology for the development of infrastructure, both said that the continuation of already started negotiations to create a common project opportunities. Turhan, Gebze-Halkalı rail system and Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train system to work in the 10 set of railway vehicles will be supplied from Germany, he said.
Turhan emphasized that it is very important to improve the existing lines and make them electrified. We're electrifying these lines. This is part of our work with the Germans. We have now made 50 with our own budgetary facilities, but we are looking for joint work opportunities in the rest. We plan to make some of the new systems of YHT and its lines together with the Germans. Negotiations on finance procurement are in progress right now. Finans