Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that 98 percent of Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Airport Metro Line, HalkalıHe also stated that a progress rate of 87% was reached on the Başakşehir-Arnavutköy-Istanbul Airport line.
Emphasizing that a fast, easy, safe and comfortable journey will be provided from the center of the mega city Istanbul to Istanbul Airport, the world's favorite city, from two branches, Karaismailoğlu said, “After the ongoing signaling tests and certification process; We aim to open the section between Kağıthane-Eyüp-Istanbul Airport into service within 4 months, and the Gayrettepe-Kağıthane section by the end of the year. With the opening of the line, the travel time between Kağıthane and Istanbul Airport will be reduced to 24 minutes, and the travel time between Göktürk-Istanbul Airport to 12 minutes.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made examinations on the Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro Line. Making a statement after the examination, Karaismailoğlu said, “As the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, we are working very hard for the bright future of our beautiful country with all our staff, engineers and workers. We consult with our national and international stakeholders and finalize the plans in line with Turkey's strategic goals with the mind of the state. This meticulous work turns into giant works that our friends in the field knit and grow with their sweat. We are proud,” he said.
WHAT WE DREED FOR 20 YEARS, WE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL TO PROVIDE TO THE SERVICE OF OUR NATION
Drawing attention to the projects carried out with public-private cooperation, Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows:
“We said 'Public-private cooperation brings'; We signed the agreement with Antalya Airport by earning 765 million euros of investment and 8 billion 555 million euros of rent to our Treasury. A portion of 2 billion 138 million euros has entered the Treasury at the moment… We are proud because; We paved the way for Tokat's trade, employment and development. We put our Tokat Airport, with a capacity of 2 million passengers, into service for our nation. We are proud because; After Marmaray, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Osmangazi Bridge, Eurasia Tunnel, Camlica Tower, Istanbul Airport, Filyos Port, High Speed Train Lines, Izmir-Istanbul, Ankara-Niğde and Northern Marmara Motorways, on the anniversary of our 18 March Çanakkale Naval Victory, Çanakkale Strait We also put a ruby necklace on him. With the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and the Malkara-Çanakkale Highway, we have brought a unique work to our country. By completing this gigantic project that will raise us among the world's largest in investment, production, exports and employment, we have succeeded not only to show our respect to our ancestors but also to give the best gift to our youth and our future. On Saturday, we put the Malatya Ring Road into service, which will ease the traffic in the city of Malatya. We are proud because: these are just what we've done in the last two weeks. As AK Party governments, who have done what they said and dreamed of in 20 years, this pride is all of us.”
WE EMBRACE ISTANBUL LIKE EMBROIDERY WITH RAIL SYSTEMS
Karaismailoğlu stated that while making Turkey the heart of international trade routes and the main route of the New Silk Road, they continue to take important steps in urban transportation, “Because our holistic development goals and the level of logistics development we want to achieve are smart both between cities and within the city. requires us to invest in transportation. With Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport HalkalıWe are at our control center where we will monitor, control and secure the Istanbul Airport metro lines together. Just as we have made this unique metropolis the transfer center of the world with Istanbul Airport, we embroider the interior of the city with rail systems.”
WE DECLARED A 'MOBILITY' IN RAIL SYSTEM AND RAILWAY WORKS
Pointing out that the urban metro projects that will alleviate the traffic ordeal of Istanbul are nearing the end, Minister of Transport Karaismailoğlu said that they are working on a 7/24 service basis to make urban transportation in Istanbul faster, more economical, more environmentally friendly and more comfortable. Emphasizing that, as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, they declared a 'mobilization' in the rail system and railway works in Turkey, Karaismailoğlu said during the AK Party governments; He stated that more than 1 trillion 337 billion liras have been invested in Turkey's transportation and communication investments. Noting that railways are at the forefront of these investments with approximately 272 billion liras, Karaismailoğlu made the following assessments:
“We have made Turkey the 8th YHT operator country in the world and 6th in Europe. More than 2013 million passengers have been transported from Marmaray, the project of the century, which we put into service in 600. On March 30, 2022, 616 thousand people traveled on Marmaray. By breaking a new record, we are getting closer and closer to our target of 1 million passengers per day. 2016 million vehicles have passed through the Eurasia Tunnel, which we put into service in 81. 60 thousand vehicles per day are currently using the Eurasia Tunnel. We know the needs of our country. We know the needs of Istanbul. It is very important for us to fully prepare Istanbul for the future with the state's mind, farsightedness and a planned approach. We will continue to work day and night for the people of Istanbul as well as in our entire country. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has built 12 kilometers of the 811,5 kilometer urban rail system line serving in 312,2 cities across Turkey. There are a total of 14 kilometers of rail system lines in our Ministry, with 185 different projects still in progress.”
RAIL SYSTEMS NETWORK IN ISTANBUL WILL RISE TO 363 KILOMETER
Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport, noted that while these dazzling developments were taking place across the country, Istanbul and Istanbul residents also benefited from the services provided. Karaismailoğlu stated that they are working day and night on 260 separate lines, 363 kilometers of urban rail system in Istanbul, and gave the following information about the lines;
“These are our lines; Pendik-Tavşantepe-Sabiha Gökçen Airport Metro line, Bakırköy (IDO)-Bahçelievler- Güngören-Bağcılar (Kirazlı) Metro line, Başakşehir-Çam Sakura City Hospital-Kayaşehir Metro line, Küçükçekmece (Halkalı)-Basaksehir - Arnavutkoy-Istanbul Airport Metro line, Altunizade-Ferah Mahallesi-Çamlıca -Bosna Boulevard Rail System Project, Kazlıçeşme-Sirkeci Rail System and Pedestrian Oriented New Generation Transportation Project and Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Eyüp-Istanbul Airport Metro line. We made 37,5 percent progress on our 98 kilometer Gayrettepe-Kağıthane-Airport Metro line. In addition, 31,5 kilometers Halkalı- We have reached an 87% progress rate on our Başakşehir-Arnavutköy-Istanbul Airport line. When our projects are completed, an easy, safe and comfortable journey will be provided from the center of the mega city Istanbul to Istanbul Airport, which is the apple of the eye of the world, in two ways. In addition, Küçükçekmece, Başakşehir, Arnavutköy, Eyüp, Kağıthane, Şişli and Beşiktaş districts will be connected to each other with these metro lines. After the ongoing signaling tests and certification process; We aim to open the section between Kağıthane-Eyüp-Istanbul Airport to the service of our people within 4 months, and the Gayrettepe-Kağıthane section by the end of the year. With the opening of the line, the travel time between Kağıthane and Istanbul Airport will be reduced to 24 minutes, and the travel time between Göktürk-Istanbul Airport to 12 minutes. Same way; Travel time between Esenler and Istanbul Airport is 45 minutes, travel time between Taksim-Istanbul Airport is 41 minutes, travel time between Arnavutköy and Beşiktaş is 36 minutes, travel time between Başakşehir (Metrokent)-Kağıthane is 48 minutes, travel time between Küçükçekmece and Kemerburgaz is 50 minutes. will be. Besides; It will be possible to travel between Zincirlikuyu and Istanbul Airport in 33 minutes, and the journey between 4. Levent and Istanbul Airport in 35 minutes.”
IN THIS PROJECT, OUR COUNTRY WILL EXPERIENCE THE FIRST
Emphasizing that they are making great efforts to make the metro vehicles on these lines domestically produced while weaving Istanbul with rail system lines, Karaismailoğlu said that they determined the rate of locality in airport metro vehicles as 60 percent. Pointing out that Turkey will experience firsts in this project, Karaismailoğlu said, “For the first time, locally produced metro trains will be used in this project. Train signaling and interface works will be implemented with domestic facilities. For the first time, we use domestic electrical systems and domestic batteries in metro vehicles. Again, our metro vehicles will have specially arranged luggage and bicycle-scooter lashing areas. We will experience 'firsts' in the signaling systems of our lines. In our airport metro lines, we use signaling systems developed with domestic facilities for the first time. Software and hardware tests and installations have been completed in the field related to signaling. We have reached the final stage in the communication test and security checks between the control center and the trains. Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport with a total length of 69 kilometers and Halkalı-We built two control centers for the Istanbul Airport operation, one at the Terminal-2 station and the other at the Warehouse area. In our control centers, all main lines, stations and trains, warehouses and workshop areas can be controlled everywhere. In the control center of both lines, all systems and networks will work as redundant within themselves.
Günceleme: 04/04/2022 15:49