State Railways (TCDD), which are preparing to tender for 6 pieces high-speed train (YHT), will take trains that will make 350 mileage speed.
The project will start with a loan of approximately 175 million Euros received from the Islamic Development Bank. The project will be launched by 2016 until 62 with the opening of Ankara-Istanbul and Ankara-Sivas lines. Thus, HT Very high speed trains Esk will be added to the YHTs which are going to 250 kilometers between Ankara and Eskişehir and Konya. These tenders are scheduled to be completed in the near future.
In this way, the demands on the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya lines will be increased by increasing the number of flights. With the trains planned to be taken, in a short time the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya line will be increased by the flights to the YHTs and the time will be shorter with faster trains.
50 THOUSAND PASSENGER IN DAY
2013 the end of the introduction of daily 50 thousand passengers targeted Istanbul-Ankara line Kars Edirne until 2023 to 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, the route of Edirne to Kars will be opened for 8 hour.