The project of extending the Başkentray line, realized with the initiative of Sincan Mayor Murat Ercan, is being implemented. Project 17 ends March 2022
Sabah NewspaperAccording to the news of Vuslat Ay from; “The suburban line will be extended to Akçaören District by adding 1 km, including the 18.4st Organized Industrial Zone of Sincan and the Yenikent residential area. Announcing the March 31 local pre-election projects, Ercan gave the good news that the Başkentray line, which serves on the 36-kilometer line between Sincan and Kayaş districts, will be extended by 18 kilometers to Akçaören District. Ercan said that the foundation for the Başkentray line project was laid 2 months ago, and if there is no problem with the allowances, it will end in 3 years. Ercan said, “The passenger line will go from Sincan to Akçaören. After Akcaören, the freight line will go to the soda factory in Mülkköy. ” Sincan, one of the metropolitan districts of Ankara and its sixth most populous district, will be extended from Akincan to Akçaören through the organized industry and then to Mülk Village within the scope of the Başkentray project, which is currently operating between Kayaş and Sincan.
THE BASIC HAS BEEN LAUNCHED IN AUGUST
Sincan Mayor Murat Ercan said that the work started in August and continues rapidly. Ercan said, “In Yenikent, the population has increased to 90 thousand. He had some handicaps about transportation. Başkentray project is one of our most important projects. As part of the Başkentray project operating between the existing Kayaş and Sincan, we start from Sincan and extend it to Yenikent through the organized industry or even to Akçaören, where there is a university area, and from there to Mülkköy. The line length of 18.4 kilometers is 30 kilometers of rail length. It runs side by side as the freight line and the passenger line. The foundation was laid 2 months ago, activities started. Studies are continuing. The duration of the tender is 3 years. If there is no problem with the allowances, we expect it to end before 3 years. The estimated deadline for the tender is August 2022, but we will try to make it early. A transportation in the comfort of metro will be provided for the people of the region. Our work on finishing earlier also continues ”.
18.4 KILOMETER WILL BE ADDED
Saying that he met with the General Directorate of State Railways, Mayor Ercan said, “We last met on Tuesday. We are in contact from the beginning of the project. We are talking with the authorities regarding the elimination of some deficiencies. We have 3 stop requests. One of the stops we request will be the passenger and the other is the freight line, and the third one will be to the Akçaören neighborhood. 42 thousand people work in the organized industrial zone. It cannot be as natural as having a stop in a place where 42 thousand people work. As it is an industrial zone, capital city will be both passenger and cargo. There is a university area in Akçaören District. There will be a revision regarding the establishment of a university in that region, by foreseeing the opening of the university over time. We have ensured that the location of the stations is concrete, and our meetings with the authorities, especially about our stops in the organized industrial zone. The current stops in the project are Yenikent, the square where Kavunpazarı is located, the stop at the gendarmerie junction. 18.4 kilometers will be added as a line. ”