Karaismailoğlu, who has been investigating the construction site of the T26 Tunnel in the Demirköy district, which is under construction within the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, in Bozüyük district, said that all measures were taken in line with the Ministry of Health's recommendations regarding the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19).
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that the T26 Tunnel is 6 thousand 800 meters long, and works continue at a distance of 8 thousand 100 meters with the entrance and exit structures.
When the tunnel between Bozüyük and Bilecik on the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Line is finished, it will take 14 minutes. kazanKaraismailoğlu stated that a great revolution has taken place in the railways under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and that they are working with great devotion on an issue that has been neglected for years.
Referring to the works on the railways, Karaismailoğlu continued his words as follows:
“We have completely renewed a 400-kilometer line between Samsun and Sivas. Here we completely dismantled the rails of a line built in 1930; We made it electrical, signaled and put it into operation. Again, there is a very feverish work between Ankara and Sivas. Hopefully, we will have put our 400-kilometer high-speed train line into operation this year. Currently, the work of our 1200 kilometer high-speed train line continues, it is in operation. Our whole goal is to increase this to 2023 kilometers by 5. Thus, we will have a railway line of 500 thousand 17 kilometers. When the railway lines are finished and put into operation, it reduces the traffic congestion around it. In addition to this, there is a great improvement in energy, saving and fuel. kazanI am provided. Again, high-speed train lines cause great economic and social changes in the cities they pass through.
Karaismailoğlu Minister emphasized that Turkey's railways complete projects on a global scale, "Our goal is, as of 2023 the share of rail passenger transportation 4 percent, remove up to 10 per cent in freight transport. Our work continues in this direction. ” used the expression.