Minister Turhan, speaking during his visit to Erzurum Governor, Transport and Infrastructure Ministry and European Union cooperation in the "accessibility of Passenger Transport Services in Turkey Project Erzurum to Action Workshop" He said he came to the city to join.
Turhan stated that the aim of the workshop is to provide adequate service to all segments of the society in transportation and communication. “One of the aims of the workshop is to enable the disabled and elderly citizens, our children and women, and young people to benefit from the transportation systems at the same service level. To do this, we will make this service more meaningful with little touches, some add-ons and some investments. ” he spoke.
Kop and Broken tunnels will be opened in 2021
Minister Turhan stated that they have completed the major structures such as Dalli Poplar and Broken Tunnel in the region to a significant extent and continued as follows:
“Hopefully, by the end of 2020, we will make it easier to finish the Dallı Kavak Tunnel, and by the end of 2021, the broken tunnel and the route to Rize-Black Sea will be easier and accessible in all weather conditions in every season of the year. Likewise, we have a double, double tube Kop Tunnel that we built in Kop Pass at Erzurum's connection to Bayburt. In addition, in the region called Çirişli Pass on the Çat-Karlıova road in the direction of Bingöl, our 6500 meter long tunnel construction continues. I hope we will complete all of them in 4110 and put them into service. ”
Turhan said that the heart of Eurasia, Turkey, Erzurum just east, west, being a crossroads of transport between northern and southern provinces rather that it is important the station is located on the railway leading up to London from China drew attention.
Turhan, the planned high-speed rail construction in Turkey, emphasizing the importance, said:
“Erzurum is also one of the cities where the fast railway project between Baku, Tbilisi, Kars, Erzurum, Erzincan, Sivas, Ankara, Istanbul and Kapıkule passes. Project works on the fast railway have reached the end stage. I hope we will start the construction of the rapid railway after the project is completed. In the developing, globalizing and shrinking world, the importance of this transportation infrastructure is understood even more as the amount of commercial movements passing over our country increases. This year, Azerbaijan, the Russian Federation, as Georgia and Turkey, Central Asia and North Asia through our country, in Europe, the Mediterranean ports and the cargo will go to Africa have reached an agreement on the transportation via this railway line. Regarding this, the authorities of the relevant states are meeting in Ankara. ”
Goods will be transported to the world via Turkey
The project will be held in Europe and Africa to transportation through Turkey to the realization describing Turhan, "the passing of a project's life at the moment in our country's railways we transport annually 29,5 million tons of transit transport will pass our country come from abroad in the next year and 3 million tons next year We are already planning to transport 5 million tons and 5 million tons in the next 17 years. This will be the transportation of goods to be marketed from our country to the world from Russia, Central Asia, North Asia and Siberia region. This subject is very important." said.
Turhan, Erzurum Intercity Bus Terminal to develop and to provide a higher level of service to the project also expressed their work, the cities come to better points and work to improve the connection with the districts, he added.
Stating that their aim is to serve the nation, to make their lives easier and to improve their living standards, Turhan said, “Every ministry, every municipality as a government works with determination and diligence to develop every corner of our country economically, socially and culturally. In this sense, I would like to thank our Erzurum Governor Okay Memiş and our Metropolitan Mayor Mehmet Sekmen for their services. ” he spoke.
Turhan added that intercity divided roads in Erzurum have been completed and they are trying to strengthen infrastructures with bridges, viaducts and tunnels. (UAB)