It was learned that the protocol for the design, supply and assembly of 32 vehicles in the Gaziray Suburban Line Project, which will connect KÜSGET and Gaziantep Organized Industrial Zone, will be signed on Monday, January 18 with the participation of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu. The vehicles are expected to be fully delivered within 28 months after the protocol.
Turkey Industrial Rail System Tools, Inc., "Gaziray Commuter Rail and Light Rail Transit Project" for 8 electric train sets (32 cars) design, supply and installation to perform. 6 January Turkey Rail Vehicle Industry Co. (TÜRASAŞ) and the Municipality of Gaziantep Metropolitan Line between Gaziray Commuter and Light Rail Transit Project was expected to sign the Agreement. While the contract signing ceremony was expected to be held in Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality with the participation of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, the agreement could not be made due to the change in the program of Minister Karaismailoğlu.
Transport Minister Karaismailoğlu is Coming to Gaziantep
In the Gaziray Project, which will play an important role in Gaziantep transportation, it was learned that the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu will come to Gaziantep on Monday, January 2021, to sign the planned protocol as a result of the announcements that passenger transportation will begin in 18.
TÜRASAŞ, Gaziray Contract to be Signed on January 18
Making a statement about the Gaziray Project, Sezer Cihan, the Secretary General of the Metropolitan Municipality, said, “There is a situation regarding the arrival of our Transport Minister to Gaziantep on Monday. We look forward to a return. Tender and all transactions have been completed. The protocol will most likely be signed on Monday with the participation of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, ”he said.
Electric Train Sets Will Be Delivered In 28 Months
TÜRASAŞ will design, supply and install 8 electric train sets (32 vehicles) within the scope of the contract. While the delivery time of the first 2 sets of the project is 24 months, all sets are planned to be delivered to the municipality at the end of the 28th month.
It is aimed to carry 150 thousand passengers per day
Stations have been completed in the Gaziray Suburban Line Project, with a total cost of 2 billion lira. It is aimed to carry 150 thousand passengers per day within the scope of the project, where the underground work continues. Within the scope of the project, Gaziray's 5-kilometer underground work continues. 5 kilometers of Gaziray, which is a very important project for Gaziantep, will be underground and there will be 4 stations.