Half of the population will reach YHT
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım said, "We are connecting 15 provinces to each other by high-speed train in the short term with the core network we have created by placing the capital in the center."
Minister Yildirim, said in a statement to reporters, linking Ankara and Eskişehir High Speed Train On 13 March 2009, Turkey's "speed railway" dream reminded me of the fact that they convert. Reminding that the Konya-Ankara YHT line was also put into service on August 23, 2011, Yıldırım stated that the YHTs have attracted great attention from the citizens since they were put into service.
Pointing out that there is an increase in YHT passengers every day, Yıldırım said, “In 2012 alone, 1 million 375 thousand people, 2 million 3 thousand on the Konya-Ankara line and 375 million on the Eskişehir-Ankara line, traveled with the YHT. Thus, the number of passengers carried on the High Speed Train lines put into service in 2009 exceeded 8 million 750 thousand. YHTs now make each expedition fully loaded ”.
"Half of the population will get YHT"
Minister stating that Turkey's high-speed train as soon as the beloved Lightning, "was one of the great dreams of our High Speed Rail country. With a dozen governments and two dozen Transport Ministers worn out, the dream of speeding rail has now come true. "High speed trains are required from us in every city we visit," he said.
YHT, as in the countries passing the high-speed train, high-density cities between the metropolitan cities that will do, said Yildirim, said:
“With the core network that we have created by placing the capital in the center, we are connecting 15 provinces to each other with high speed trains in the short term. These provinces are Ankara, Konya, Eskişehir, Bilecik, Bursa, Sakarya, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Kırıkkale, Yozgat, Sivas, Afyonkarahisar, Uşak, Manisa and İzmir. The population of this city, half of Turkey's population of 15. Thus, with half the YHT Turkey will be connected to each other. By 2023, we build 10 thousand kilometers of high-speed train lines, making our country a country where high-speed trains are effective in regional and global transportation. "
"We will produce local YHT sets"
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Yıldırım, YHT line of "national train sets" pointing out that they did work to serve until 2023. Turkey has reported that prepared the necessary infrastructure to produce their own high-speed train sets.
YHT rails, railway points, YHT sleepers who could draw now made of gold production in Turkey Lightning, "Everything has an order. We care about creating a domestic railway industry as much as building a new road. In 10 years, we have become producing many railway infrastructures such as sleepers, rails and switches. Currently, domestic signaling has come to the pilot implementation stage. We will start to produce local YHT sets until 2023 ”.
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