The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure introduced the close to completion of a number of megaprojects, together with the Ankara-Sivas Excessive-Velocity Prepare Line, the brand new Zigana Tunnel, the Başakşehir-Kayaşehir metro line and the AKM Gar-Kızılay metro line, that are all set to ease transportation woes within the nation.
Chatting with Anadolu Company (AA), Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu acknowledged that on the one hand, they proceed to heal the injuries of the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, and then again, work on megaprojects continues all through the nation.
Ankara-Sivas Excessive-Velocity Prepare
With the addition of the Ankara-Sivas high-speed practice line, which might journey at 250 kph (155 mph), the route between Ankara and Sivas will lower from 603 kilometers to 405 kilometers and the journey time will drop down to 2 hours. The gap between Ankara and Yozgat to at least one hour.
Inside the scope of the undertaking, a complete of eight stations, specifically Elmadağ, Kırıkkale, Yerköy, Yozgat, Sorgun, Akdağmadeni, Yıldızeli and Sivas, and roughly 1.4 million residing in Kırıkkale, Yozgat and Sivas provinces could have the chance to journey by high-speed practice.
Some 49 tunnels with a complete size of 66 kilometers, 49 viaducts stretching 27.2 kilometers, the longest tunnel of the undertaking positioned within the Akdağmadeni area with 5,125 meters and a railway viaduct in Çerikli-Kırıkkale with 2,220 meters with the best pillars of 88.6 meters in Ankara-Elmadağ have been accomplished. Home rail was additionally used for the primary time throughout this undertaking.
Emphasizing that work continues on the Başakşehir-Pine and Sakura Metropolis Hospital-Kayaşehir metro line, Karaismailoğlu acknowledged that there are a complete of 4 stations, specifically Onurkent, Çam and Sakura Metropolis Hospital, Kayaşehir, and Başakşehir Metrokent, on the 6.2-kilometer lengthy line, including: “Trains designed to journey 80 kilometers per hour can serve 70,000 passengers per hour in a single path. By finishing our Başakşehir-Kayaşehir metro line, we are going to join it with Çam and Sakura Metropolis Hospital, which is likely one of the most superior and trendy hospitals on the earth.”
As well as, the hospital may also be accessible through different public transportation modes. This undertaking additionally permits the area to succeed in the airport by metro. Journey time between Metrokent and Özgürlük Sq. (Bakırköy) is 29 minutes, between Metrokent and Istanbul Airport is 24 minutes, and 23 minutes between Çam and Sakura Metropolis Hospital-Bakırköy (Kirazlı).
Karaismailoğlu acknowledged that with the opening of the New Zigana Tunnel on the Silk Street route, which is among the many imaginative and prescient tasks, transportation would develop into higher in high quality, quicker and safer.
Explaining that the tunnel was constructed on this route, which connects Trabzon, a very powerful middle of the japanese Black Sea area, to Bayburt, Aşkale and Erzurum through Gümüşhane and carries a excessive site visitors load, Karaismailoğlu mentioned, “The Zigana Tunnel Challenge extends 14.5 kilometers with a complete size reaching 15.1 kilometers with the connection roads. The air flow methods of the tunnel have been constructed with the vertical shaft constructions constructed for the primary time in Türkiye within the freeway tunnels. This tunnel can also be the longest in our nation and Europe and the third longest on the earth as an extended double-tube tunnel.”
Stating that the 90 bends on the prevailing route have been eradicated and the highway was shortened by 8 kilometers, Karaismailoğlu mentioned: “The journey time was shortened by a mean of 20 minutes, 10 minutes for vehicles and 60 minutes for heavy tonnage autos. The uninterrupted and cozy site visitors movement in winter situations can also be ensured.”
Underlining that 100% of home and nationwide sources are getting used within the building, design and management of the tunnel, and its connection roads, Karaismailoğlu emphasised that Turkish engineers and staff constructed the undertaking.
Explaining that rail system investments proceed not solely in Istanbul however all through the nation, Karaismailoğlu mentioned that direct metro transportation from Keçiören to Kızılay will likely be supplied with the AKM-Gar-Kızılay metro line, which consists of three stations within the capital Ankara.
Karaismailoğlu acknowledged that the road has a capability of 600,000 passengers per day; along with the prevailing 108 practice vehicles, 324 new technology metro vehicles have been bought by the ministry.
Declaring that they’ve quadrupled the variety of metro trains engaged on the strains, Karaismailoğlu mentioned, “We now have elevated the capability by revising the metro autos storage and upkeep middle with an anticipate financial savings of 9 million euros ($9.78 million).”