Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that 2023 kilometers of new railway line will be completed in line with the 5.509 targets of our country and thus the length of the railway line will reach 17.525 kilometers. Pointing out that the nationalization rates on the railways are increasing with each passing day, Minister Turhan said: dık We have started to produce high speed rail in domestic standards by KARDEMİR AŞ. Until today, we have built 770 thousand tons of rail with domestic facilities and used it in our fast and conventional lines. In KARDEMİR AŞ, we started to establish our facility to produce cork hardened rail. We also get the results of these studies. ”
Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, participated in the alı Barrier-Free Transport, Barrier-Free Tourism, Barrier-Free Life dün program held at Ankara Train Station yesterday. In his statement, Turhan said that since the first day as a government, they have acted with the fact that transportation infrastructure is the most fundamental element that develops and transforms all living spaces and that they have invested over 17 million lira in transport and access infrastructure during their 767,5 years in office.
Saying that the railway adventure in our country started with the construction of the İzmir-Aydın line in 1856, and about 3 thousand kilometers of railways were built with the railway mobilization initiated during the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Minister Turhan said, hatırlat As a result of this, the railway has been system could not even protect, the transport share of passengers 1950 percent, up to 2 percent in freight, so a road-based transportation system emerged. We cannot change the past, but it was in our hands to erase the traces of the past and build our future. With this awareness, we set off under the leadership of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. We considered our railways as one of the most important steps taken to civilization with its environmentally sensitive technology and economic benefits ”.
Underlining that the railways, which were planned to lock the door for a period, turned into a state policy in 2003, they set 2023 targets and started a process in which epic developments were taking place in the railways. Turkey has repeatedly implemented projects to move into the future. Turkey and met with the YHT-8 in the world, rose to the position of countries using the 6 YHT technology in Europe. We opened the Ankara-Konya lines in 2011 and the Ankara-Istanbul and Konya-Istanbul lines in 2014. We increased the comfort, speed and modern travel service we started between Ankara and Eskişehir in 2009 with 7% of the population of 40 provinces and countries. We have ensured that our citizens catch the train that they missed in the last 60 years with the High Speed Train. Our railways, like the first years of the Republic, began to live their golden years. We have accelerated the works of YHT line between Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-İzmir apart from the lines opened for service. We are currently working on the construction of 1.889 kilometers of high-speed rail lines. ” “We made 770 thousand tons of rail with domestic facilities and used it in our fast and conventional lines”
They took very important steps for the creation of a national railway industries and the bumpy road of Turkey's Minister Turhan said that they constitute the domestic rail industry, "Travers and fasteners, we ensure that domestically produced production facilities kurdurularak sector needed by the railway superstructure components. With the Çankırı High Speed Train Scissors Factory (VADEMSAŞ) and Sivas Modern Travers Factory, we provided all kinds of scissors and concrete sleepers used in our lines with domestic facilities. We have started to produce high speed rail in domestic standards by KARDEMİR AŞ. Until today, we have built 770 thousand tons of rail with domestic facilities and used it in our fast and conventional lines. In KARDEMİR AŞ, we started to establish our facility to produce cork hardened rail. We also get the results of these studies..
“5.509 kilometers of new railway line will be completed”
Recalling that the priority mission of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure is to ensure that all citizens benefit equally from the services, Minister Turhan said that as the past, the trains have changed the tragic fortune of Anatolia, and that the railway investments will continue in line with the 2023 targets and that a total of 5.509 kilometers will be completed. 17 kilometers of railways will be reached, he said.