Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, made a presentation at the TBMM Plan and Budget Committee, where the 2021 budget of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and its affiliated organizations was discussed.
"Traffic congestion will be solved thanks to urban rail systems"
Turkey's regional cargo Karaismailoğlu Minister stating that the words have an important trade volume of transport said: "The plans we are 25 logistics centers, we got business to 11. We will open the Kars logistics center as soon as possible. As the Ministry, we continue to establish world-class systems for urban rail systems. 874 million passengers have been transported with the subways we have implemented in Istanbul, Ankara, Kocaeli and Antalya. We saved 270 million hours of time and 250 thousand tons of fuel. We have 9 projects under construction in six provinces. Thanks to the urban rail systems, traffic congestion, especially in our metropolitan cities, will be solved. "
"Our Istanbul Airport will be connected to the metro network from two directions"
Noting that they have started to construct the Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport subway, Karaismailoğlu said, “We are planning to open the Kağıthane - Airport route in April 2021 and the Gayrettepe - Airport route in December 2021. When they are completed, we will reduce the transportation to the airport by metro from both sides to less than half an hour. Another line of ours Halkalı-Istanbul Airport metro. Hopefully, when it is finished, our Istanbul Airport will be connected to the metro network from two directions, and the transportation quality and comfort will multiply. Another international airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen. We integrate this place with metro lines, ”he said.