State Railways (TCDD), which is preparing to bid for 6 high-speed trains (YHT), will take trains that will speed 350 kilometers. The project, which will start with an approximately 175 million euro loan from the Islamic Development Bank, will increase to 2016 by 62 with the opening of the Ankara-Istanbul and Ankara-Sivas lines. Thus, "Very high-speed trains" will be added to YHTs traveling between Ankara-Eskişehir and Konya at a speed of 250 kilometers. The auctions in question are planned to be completed soon. In this way, the demands on the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya lines can be met by increasing the expeditions. With the trains planned to be bought, both the flights of YHTs on the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya lines will be increased and the time will be shorter with faster trains.
50 THOUSAND PASSENGER IN DAY
2013 At the end of day 50 thousand passengers targeted Istanbul- introduction of the Ankara line, until 2023 Edirne to Kars face with the completion of all lines will carry thousands of passengers yht on, Turkey will provide great savings in time and resources in the transport sector. With the completion of the targets in 2023, 8 hours of transportation will be opened from Edirne to Kars.
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