Bursa High Speed Train Construction continues uninterrupted. Bursa is getting its 59-year dream of high speed train. The foundation of the Bursa-Yenişehir stage, which constitutes the 75-kilometer section of the High Speed Train Line, and the main station in the center of Bursa, was laid with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım and Minister of Labor and Social Security Faruk Çelik.
The work continues uninterruptedly in 4 of the 74 tunnels to be opened on the 11-kilometer high-speed train line between Bursa Yenişehir that will be completed in 9 years. Another company will carry out the rail fabrication of the line whose construction works are carried out by Çelikler Holding YSE İnşaat.
Bursa Bilecik line was given to two different companies in two stages. Other than Bursa Yenişehir, other teams work between Bilecik and Yenişehir. With this system, the productions will be completed in 4 year and the fast train will be connected to the high speed train line between Istanbul and Istanbul Ankara in 2016. Thus, Bursa Ankara 2 clock will go down.
For the Bursa high-speed train construction, the foundations of which have been laid in Balat district in Nilüfer district, the teams are opening a tunnel in 3 shifts. The number of tunnels, which was 12 when it was first designed, decreased to 11 with the transformation of the first tunnel near Balat into a trench. Since Balat, the first 8 tunnels and the last and the longest 4,5-kilometer-long tunnel continue uninterruptedly for 24 hours.
There will be 15 tunnels, 7 viaducts, 40 passages and 152 art structures in the Bursa Yenişehir stage, which will cost approximately one billion liras. Bursa Yenişehir Bilecik High speed train on Eskişehir Ankara line will connect the two capitals in 2 hours and 15 minutes. With the opening of this line in 2016, Bursa's yearning for 59 years will also come to an end.