Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, examined the Sabiha Gökçen Airport Rail System Connection (Subway construction) today.
Karaismailoğlu, who made an evaluation speech here, stated that the railway works throughout the country continue in a frenetic manner and said that these works show the importance given by the government to the transportation and railway network.
Karaismailoğlu said: “The region we are in is Sabiha Gökçen Airport. We are investigating the construction site of the 7,5 km city metro line starting from Pendik Tavsantepe Metro Station and ending at Sabiha Gokcen Airport. We have 4 stations on the metro line between Pendik Tavsantepe and Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Hopefully, we aim to complete the works and put them into service towards the end of 2021 and carry passengers. Our work continues in this direction.
You know Pendik Tavşantepe Station is a part of Kartal Metro Line. A citizen getting on from Kadıköy will arrive at Sabiha Gökçen Airport directly. Following this, Sabiha Gökçen connection from Pendik Marmaray Station is also short. zamIf it is completed at the moment, it is done by the municipality. If it is completed, a passenger coming from Ankara via Marmaray will be able to access Sabiha Gökçen Airport by subway. "
“Our financing and tender studies continue”
Turkey around the railways and important work done on the Minister reminded that Karaismailoğlu speed railway, said the company will take to Sivas line before the end of the year.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We will commission Konya Konya and carry passengers. In addition, works continue on our Ankara-İzmir, Bursa-Yenişehir-Osmaneli, Adana-Mersin-Osmaniye-Gaziantep high-speed train lines. There are lines for which we have completed the project, and our financing and tender studies for them continue. ” used expressions.
Stating that the works on the Gebze-Sabiha Gökçen Airport-Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge- Istanbul Airport-Halkalı line are continuing, Karaismailoğlu explained that they are trying to integrate the big lines with the inner city lines.
Karaismailoğlu said, “The work we have accomplished on the highways and airlines, zamWe continue to work rapidly towards achieving the 2023 and 2025 targets of the railway networks. " he spoke.
“We have come on stage but unfortunately it is progressing slowly”
Karaismailoğlu said that after the coronovirus pandemic, international air traffic was moving within the scope of normalization steps, and that they were doing the necessary work to speed up the normalization process.
Karaismailoğlu said, “On the one hand, our Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Health are working intensely. Negotiations and diplomacy continue. We have made a certain progress, but unfortunately it is progressing slowly. I hope the shortest zamWe are also doing our best to speed it up in the moment. Of course, our efforts alone are not enough. The other party should also react positively to these efforts. Short zamI believe we will get through this process right now. " made its evaluation.
Stating that a disruption occurred on the 2nd runway of Sabiha Gökçen Airport due to the Kovid-19 pandemic, Karaismailoğlu said, zamwe are trying to finish in the moment. As you know, our industry was the least affected during this Kovid process. We have taken all our precautions, our work continues by paying attention to mask, distance and hygiene. There is no problem in the studies, they continue. I hope the shortest zamwe will finish in the moment. " gave information.
Minister Karaismailoğlu Sabiha Gökçen Airport consulted with officials at the construction site in Tavsantepe after the Rail System Connection inspection.
Pendik Mayor Ahmet Cin and other interested parties accompanied Karaismailoğlu in his visits and inspections.