After Ankara-Konya, high-speed train (YHT) services start between Eskişehir and Konya. Eskişehir-Konya YHT line will be put into operation by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with a ceremony to be held in Eskişehir on Saturday, March 23rd.
Turkey, with its high-speed train operation met on 13 March 2009 with the opening of the Ankara-Eskisehir line. The YHTs, which make 10 trips per day, 10 departures and 20 arrivals on this route, have carried out 26 thousand 411 flights so far, and the number of passengers carried has reached 7 million 357 thousand 851.
The share of 55 bus transports on the Ankara-Eskişehir route before YHTs were put into operation, the percentage of 10 after the introduction of YHT and the share of private car transport which is 37 percent decreased to 18. The share of trains, which are 8 percent, increased to 72 percent after YHT.
All Turkish companies, engineers and built by the labor of workers in Turkey's second YHT line Ankara-Konya YHT line of the expedition began on August 24 2011. 8 departure, 8 arrival and daily 16 voyages made this line so far 7 thousand 825 voyages were performed. Since its opening, 2 million 78 thousand 75 passengers have been transported on the Ankara-Konya line.
With the introduction of YHTs, the share of bus transportation between Ankara and Konya declined to 70, 18 and 29 to 17, and trains that did not have a share of 65.
Since the day they were put into service, YHTs carried a total of 34 thousand 236 trips, carrying 9 million 435 thousand 926 passengers. YHTs, which provide services in Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya and show great interest of citizens, will serve between Eskişehir-Konya as of March 23, 2013. Eskişehir-Konya YHT line will be put into operation by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with a ceremony to be held in Eskişehir on Saturday, 23 March.
4 will be launched between Eskisehir and Konya
With the start of the Eskişehir-Konya YHT voyages, the travel time between the two cities will be reduced to 1 hours and the travel time between Konya and Bursa will be reduced to 50 hours.
There will be 08.30 daily flights between Eskişehir and Konya at 14.30:11.30 and 17.25 from Eskişehir and at 4 and XNUMX from Konya.
As in Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya lines, there will be a combined bus transportation with YHT between Bursa and Konya. Thus, the travel time between Konya and Bursa, which is 8 hours by bus, will drop to 4 hours.