Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, “the first in the world, in a single pass, in a single tunnel, 3-storey Istanbul Tunnel planning has completed, we will soon come to the tender stage.” said.
Minister Turhan said that, ” The giant projects such as Marmaray and Gebze-Halkali Commuter Rail, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Istanbul Airport, Osmangazi Bridge, Istanbul-Izmir Motorway and the Eurasia Tunnel, improve Turkey’s investment potential.
Tender phase in giant project
Minister Turhan, taking into account the challenging geography of the country, said that the construction of tunnels and bridges became more important, “the first in the world, one pass, in a single tunnel, 3-Storey Istanbul Tunnel, we have completed the planning, we will soon come to the tender stage.” he said.
Turhan also gave information about high-speed train work, 45 percent of the existing train lines have been signaled, by 2023 to 70 percent of the electrical signal is targeted to be made, he said.