Transport Minister Yıldırım evaluated the contribution of High Speed Train to the economy. Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Yıldırım, Turkey's four largest cities of the High Speed Train 's intensive study said that continuing to combine.
Yıldırım said, “The Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, which is planned to carry 17 million passengers a year, has come to an end. We will put the line, which will reduce Ankara-Istanbul to 3 hours, into service simultaneously on September 30, 2013 with MARMARAY, which is also considered as the 'project of the century'. We are planning to put the Ankara-İzmir line into operation in 6, with an average of 2015 million passengers transported every year. ”
Binali Yildirim, the ongoing construction of the introduction of high-speed train line, will carry 30 million passengers a year of High Speed Rail, Turkey reported annual economy will contribute more than $ 800 million.