The first step was taken in the YHT Project between İzmir and Ankara, which is among the 35 projects to be realized by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications.
The first stage of the project, the 169 kilometer for the Ankara-Afyonkarahisar section of the 26 firm bid. The proposals for the first stage of the YHT Project, which will be reduced between Izmir and Ankara to 3.5 hours, were received yesterday. 26 was the company's company for the construction of the first stage. After evaluating the tenders of the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD), the most appropriate proposal will be accepted by the Board of Directors and the construction work of the first stage will be given to the related company.
How will the route be
Ankara-Izmir High-Speed Train Line, Ankara-Konya High-Speed Line 22. starting from Yenice village (between Ankara and Polatlı), Emirdağ, Bayat and İscehisar, Afyonkarahisar; From here, Banaz, Uşak, Eşme, Salihli, Turgutlu, Manisa centers will extend to Izmir. Ankara-Izmir YHT line to reach the city of Izmir via Afyonkarahisar, Ankara and Izmir between the distance of 824 kilometers and 14 trains aims to shorten the travel time. When the studies are completed, the distance between the two cities will fall to 640 and travel time will be reduced to 3,5 hours. Ankara-Izmir YHT line is made in accordance with the double-line and at least 250 mileage. Within the scope of the project, 13 tunnel, 13 viaduct and 189 bridge are planned. When the project is completed it envisions even carrying 6 million passengers annually.
2015 will be activated
High Speed Train (YHT) project, which will download Ankara-Izmir between 3,5 hours, is planned to serve in 2015. Approximately 4 is expected to be employed by a thousand people, and the line planned to carry 6 million passengers per year, will be carried out in accordance with at least 250 mileage rate.