Minister Karaismailoğlu received a briefing at the high-speed train construction site in Osmangazi District, then examined the work in the town of Delici, where the line passes.
Karaismailoğlu, who also visited the electrification maintenance car, said in a statement to the press members that they are currently on the route of the Ankara-Sivas high-speed train line.
Expressing that he came to the city to make necessary examinations and to consult with his colleagues, Karaismailoğlu stated that a devoted intensive work was carried out here.
Reminding that the Kovid-19 process has started in the world since March, Karaismailoğlu stated that they took all precautions at the construction sites during this epidemic process and continued their work very seriously and that there were no construction sites closed.
All colleagues in the homeland with selfless manner at the point of service to the nation that carried out an intensive study Karaismailoğlu striking, said:
“One of the most important projects of our country currently underway is the Ankara-Sivas project. I hope we will be connected by high-speed train from Ankara to Sivas before this year ends. In other words, a citizen from Sivas will go by high-speed train to Istanbul. They will also have used Ankara and Eskişehir routes. Our country is now in a major leap forward on the railway. We will try to finish Konya-Karaman in the course of the year, our ongoing projects, our fast lines. Our works between Karaman and Ereğli and our Ankara-İzmir studies continue. Again, Adana, Mersin, Gaziantep I hope continues infrastructure studies. We will complete the bodywork tender in July. By connecting Bursa-Bilecik Osmaneli district to Ankara-Istanbul line and planning in July, we hope to enter 2023 with a 5-kilometer high-speed train line. ”
"We will connect the Black Sea to Central Anatolia"
Karaismailoğlu stated that these are huge, valuable investments that will add value to the country. “These are long and costly works, but we will see the fruits of our struggle in the railway for 18 years, hopefully in 2023. Hopefully, we are planning to open the Ankara-Sivas line this year. We are here to oversee all work. Things are going well. We made our Samsun-Sivas railway line between completely renovated in 1930. We have modernized. So this is a very important line in railway history. This month, we will put this service into service and connect the Black Sea to Central Anatolia and Samsun Port to Anatolia. ” he spoke.
Expressing that they approached normalization step by step after the Kovid-19 process and that they made great efforts to get through the normalization process in the best way, Karaismailoğlu explained that they took all measures on land, in the air and at sea.
Reminding that they started operating their airports at the beginning of last week, Karaismailoğlu said, “We are giving the airport health certificate to all our airports. We have also completed them. In other words, our citizens can feel safe from the moment they enter the airports to the destination at the flight point. They can easily use our airline. We have taken all our precautions in our train and high-speed train lines and train stations. Our citizens will be able to travel safely without taking into account their mask and distance, hygiene rules. ” said.