📩 24/04/2022 23:03
Halkalı Turkey Kapıkule Railway and the Trans-European Networks to be interconnected; Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Enver İskurt, TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun and his delegation Çerkezköy-Halkalı He made observations at the Lüleburgaz construction site.
When our line with a length of 229 km is completed HalkalıWhile the distance between Kapıkule will decrease from 4 hours to 1 hour and 20 minutes, the current line capacity will increase by 4 times. It will also contribute to the development of transportation by reducing the heavy land traffic in the region.
It will provide high standard rail connection with European countries Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line, Çerkezköy-Kapikule and Halkalı-Çerkezköy It consists of railway sections.
It will be built as a double line, with signals suitable for 200 km speed and electrification, and freight and passenger trains will be able to operate.
With the project, Edirne, Kırklareli and Tekirdağ provinces will be connected to the high-speed train network.
HalkalıWith the Kapıkule Railway Line, an important part of the Iron Silk Road from London to Beijing will be completed.
When completed, the line will connect Turkey and the Trans-European network of high quality to each other.
The export opportunities of the industrial products produced in the region will increase, and the logistics costs that will occur during the transportation of the raw materials required to the manufacturing industry will decrease.
The project was also deemed worthy of the 2019 Inspirational Project Award in the field of "Finance and Funding" at the Eurasia Strategic Infrastructure Projects Leadership Forum in 2019.