It has been reported that the 5 million 517 thousand 812 passengers have moved up to date with High Speed Train (YHT).
The number of passengers transported by YHT last year has almost reached the number of passengers transported by 2009 in 2010. In the 2009 942 341 thousand people prefer to make the trip so high-speed train, 2010 years, this number had increased 100 1 889 million and two thousand percent a year until the number of passengers carried had found 2 850 thousand million. 2011 2 555 383 16 130 422 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX On the XNUMX day of this year, a total of XNUMX thousand XNUMX passengers were moved on the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya YHT lines.
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Directorate According to the data, the number of YHT expedition carried 16 thousand 2012 as of January 19, 144, the total number of passengers carried has reached 5 million 517 thousand 812.
TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman stated to the AA reporter that trains on the Ankara-Eskişehir YHT line make a total of 20 trips every day, the occupancy rate of this line reached 80 percent and 2011 million 2 thousand 147 passengers were carried in 55.
Expressing that the occupancy rate exceeds 90 percent in the Ankara-Konya line, Karaman stated that approximately 23 thousand people have traveled since 2011 August 460, when it was put into service on the Ankara-Konya YHT line.
Noting that they will gradually increase the number of trips in order to meet the need in the Ankara-Konya YHT line, where the demands are increasing day by day, Karaman said, "In this line, we increased the number of trips to 1 from 14 December, and we will increase it to 2012 in 20".
- "YHT preferred reason, speed, comfort safety" -
They received demands for Turkey over the YHT line emphasizing Karaman, said:
”Because YHTs, which stand out with their speed, comfort and safety, have changed the travel habits of our people. People who did not go out of their house started to travel one day. YHTs have already reached 70-75 percent of the total passenger distribution on the course.
Today, the concept of time has gained much more value in human life than before. Our survey among YHT passengers showed that the primary reason for passengers to prefer YHT is speed with a rate of 59 percent. Comfort was counted as 15 percent and security as 10 percent, among other important factors.
90 percent of the passengers state that they are satisfied with YHTs. This rate is at the same level with Fast Train Operations in European countries. In parallel with the situation of re-traveling with YHT, the rate of recommending YHT travel to relatives was also high. 97 percent of the passengers noted that they would recommend YHT to their acquaintances.
A large portion of our passengers, such as 76 percent, are demanding to increase their flights. ”