High Speed Train to 2016 or 15
TCDD General Director Karaman: 'By 2016, 15 provinces will benefit from more yht' and projects will use half of Turkey's railway is completed, "he said.
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Süleyman Karaman, 2016 15 provinces more speed from the Train (YHT) when the benefit to the project are completed, will travel with the train of Turkey's semi said.
Karaman, who came to the city to examine the preparation of the High Speed Train junction area with the line to be passed through Afyonkarahisar and the two stations to be built within the scope of the Ankara-Izmir High Speed Train project, visited Governor İrfan Balkanlıoğlu in his office.
Balkanlıoğlu, in his acceptance, stated that a YHT line will be established in Afyonkarahisar, which is located in an area where highways intersect, and provides fast and comfortable transportation on railways.
Stating that the Izmir-Ankara YHT line will be the first stop of Afyonkarahisar when departing from Ankara, Balkanlıoğlu said:
Thanks to the YHT project, Afyonkarahisar's economic life will come to life, his horizon will open and his future will be enlightened. Tourism, commercial and social life will gain great momentum. Afyonkarahisar will almost become a neighborhood of Ankara. Students who have a home in Afyonkarahisar, work or study in Ankara, and students who have a home in Ankara and work or study in Afyonkarahisar will be able to come and go daily. Turkey is very important for us and this is the case. In this sense, I would like to thank our TCDD General Manager and his organization. ”
-Ankara-Afyonkarahisar will take 1 hour and 15 minutes by High Speed Train-
Karaman also explained that when the Ankara-İzmir High Speed Train project is completed, the travel time between Ankara and Afyonkarahisar will be 1 hour 15 minutes.
"By 2016, 15 provinces will benefit from more yht' and projects to use Turkey's semi railway is completed," said Karaman, just YHT line by doing that they not only operate this line and what Turkey refresh inherited from the pre-Republican in general drew attention.
Karaman, according to the results of the survey organized, the majority of travelers with YHT, "Turkey has taken its place among the developed countries", saying that it adopts the opinion, "We have witnessed yht'n's social life is also affected positively. We are already 8th in the world and 6th in Europe. We will take the railway line to almost every part of our country, "he said.
Karaman, who presented a model of YHT to Balkanlıoğlu, later examined Balkanlıoğlu and Ali Çetinkaya Station and construction sites.