TCDD General Manager Karaman, the Middle East and the Turkish Republics to be made in the 100 billion-dollar investments want to get a share, he said.
TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman traveled with high-speed train to Ankara-Eskişehir-Konya line with a group of journalists.
95 infrastructure of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line, and the 45 of the superstructure were completed. Karaman, Istanbul with the start of the high-speed train services 50 thousand passengers per day 15 to 20 million passengers per year, the fast journey of the total journey time will be 3 hours, he said.
2004 invested a total of 12 on the railways since 10, the next 45 will be invested in 12 billion dollars in various financial methods, so the railway network will reach 25 thousand km from XNUMX thousand km.
Karaman, 2020 until the year 1 trillion dollars to invest in the world, it will be in the Middle East and the Turkish Republics of 100 billion dollars, specifying that a new consultancy firm to get a share of this market to apply to the Ministry of Development said that they apply.
Suleyman Karaman, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line will be completed in July, the construction will be completed in October, 29 will be launched in October, recording the ticket prices, the plane will be cheaper, cheaper than the bus, the early reservation price may fall, he said.
Karaman, the private sector in the near term, said they did not expect the fast train to enter the "no one will put 40 million dollars on the fast train passenger, I do not think it will carry," he said.