The joint venture, including the Turkish construction company Yapı Merkezi, which has undertaken major projects in the international arena, won the tender for the second part (LOT 2) of the Divaca-Koper Railway Project, which is the largest construction project in Slovenia in recent years. It was stated that the contract price of the project was 2 million Euros.
The Kolektor CPG-Yapı Merkezi-Özaltın Consortium won the tender held by the Slovenian State Railway company 2TDK for the second part (LOT 2) of the Divaca-Koper Railway's removal from the double track.
In the statement made by the company; Following the conclusion of the tender, the signing ceremony was held on 2 March 31 for LOT 2021, which is within the scope of Slovenia's largest construction project. The ceremony, Slovenian and Turkish partners' representatives, Slovenia Infrastructure Minister Jernej to Vrtov, Slovenia's ambassador to Turkey Aylin Tashan, 2TDK Director Pavle Hevk to Yapı Merkezi Holding CEO Leo Long, Özaltın COO Ahmed Duren, Kolektor CPG Director with Kristjan Mugerl of It was held with the participation of the mayors of 2 municipalities on the LOT 4 route.
"WE ARE PLANNING TO OPERATE IN 2026"
Slovenian Infrastructure Minister Jerneja Vrtovca said: “Today is a very important day for the Slovak economy and the development of the Koprica port. With this project, which we gathered for the signing ceremony, we aim to make railway transportation as beneficial as possible and thus optimize the logistics process. We plan to complete the project in 2025 and to be put into use in 2026. " said
"IT WILL TAKE 3 YEARS TO BUILD"
Yapı Merkezi Holding CEO Aslan Uzun said, “Taking part in such a valuable project that will contribute to the development of Slovenia is a source of both happiness and pride for us. It has been a great pleasure to be successful in this project, which we have been following for more than ten years. At the same time, it is of special importance for us as it is the second project we will realize in Europe after our ongoing project in Sweden as Yapı Merkezi.
We will complete the 2nd Lot construction of the railway in 36 months. Construction works of 230,7 tunnels of 0.3 km, 2 km, 0.13 km, 0.3 km, 1.1 km and 3.8 km (twin tunnels) as well as two viaducts of 6 m and 450 m in length within the framework of the project with an investment cost of 650 million Euros. we will realize. We believe that, worthy of the trust placed in us, we will successfully complete our task with a dedicated teamwork ”.
Stating that they want to take part in other projects to be established for the development and development of Slovenia in the future, he said, "We think we have a great chance in the Lot 1 tender, which has not been finalized yet."