Speaking at the opening ceremony of the investments that will add value to Konya with Konya City Hospital, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will become one of the most important connection centers of our country's high-speed train lines. Likewise, we are developing rail systems for urban transportation, he said.
IN THE LAST 18 YEARS, WE MADE INVESTMENT IN KONYA OVER 60 BILLION LIRA
Underlining that they have invested more than 18 billion liras in Konya in the last 60 years, President Erdoğan said, “We are completing many divided road constructions that will facilitate the transportation of Konya in all four directions. We connected Konya to Ankara, Istanbul, Kocaeli, Sakarya and Eskişehir provinces with high speed train lines. We are about to complete the Wheat Market High Speed Train Station. We completed the infrastructure, superstructure and station arrangements of the Konya-Karaman High Speed Train line and put it into operation electrically. Another high speed train project for Konya is the Antalya, Konya, Aksaray, Nevşehir, Kayseri line. On this line, we connect Antalya Konya and Cappadocia region, which are the tourism centers of our country, to Kayseri and from there to other high-speed train networks.
With all these projects, Konya will become one of the most important connection centers for high speed train lines of our country. Likewise, we are developing rail systems for urban transportation. We aim to start the construction of Necmettin Erbakan University, Yeni Gar, Fetih Caddesi, Meram Municipality rail system line by the end of the year. The study project of Selçuk University-Campus-New Gar-Meram Municipality rail system line has also been completed. We have also rolled up our sleeves to bring Konyara, which will work on the existing railway lines, to our city. We plan to expand the 17-kilometer section between Kayacık and the station so that it can operate suburban and conventional lines from 4 lines, high-speed train two lines. The project work of the first phase of the project has been completed. The second phase of the line will enter the Organized Industrial Zone; The third stage will be held between Kadinhanı, Gar, Kayacık Logistics and Pınarbaşı.
We added a new terminal building with an annual capacity of 3 million passengers to our city by not neglecting air transportation. " he spoke.
KONYA WILL BE AN IMPORTANT CENTER IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT CORRIDORS
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, said, “We see 25 logistics centers that we will build in order to increase the competitiveness of our industrialists and make our country the logistics epicenter of the region. With Kayacık Logistics Center, which we opened as the 10th of these centers, we are one step closer to this goal. With Kayacık Logistics Center, Konya will increase its share in international transportation corridors and become an important freight transfer center. We are also implementing highways investments that will support the agricultural, commercial and industrial activities of Konya, which is located at the junction points of the highway connections extending on the east-west-north-south axes that provide the main transportation of our country. We are happy to bring a new work to our Konya by opening the first part of the 122-kilometer-long Konya Ring Road, which we have designed in three sections with a total length of 22 kilometers. Traffic flow will begin to be established between the first section opened today and the Ereğli-Karaman axis. " He spoke in the form.