TCDD High Speed ​​Train Moves More Than Belgian Population

Turkish State Railways High Speed ​​Rail Belgium Population from More passenger Moved: 2009 years in the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), became operational on-site High Speed ​​Train (YHT), together more than passenger vehicles from the Belgian population last 4 years.

Firstly, it was reported that YHT, which departed from Ankara to Eskişehir on March 13, 2009 at 09.40, under the mechanic of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, carried 8 million 411 thousand 324 passengers on this line until last September. The second project of YHT was Ankara-Konya flights. The biggest handicap for the project was the lack of direct rail network between the two cities. The government, which attaches great importance to railway transportation under the leadership of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, started work in 2006 to build a direct railway network between these two cities. The line was put into service on 3 August 23, after the direct railway network was built between these two cities in about 2011 years as a result of intensive and meticulous work. It was stated that YHT, which has been continuing its Ankara-Konya, Konya-Ankara flights since then, has carried 2 million 880 thousand 265 passengers as round trips.

On the other hand, before direct railway transportation between Ankara and Konya came into operation, the distance between these two cities could be taken in 10 hours and 30 minutes by traveling through various railway networks. Now, if the train departing from Ankara does not stop at Sincan and Polatlı stations, it can reach Konya in 1 hour 50 minutes, and in 1 hour 55 minutes if it stops at these stations. On the 306-kilometer-long Ankara-Konya line, the train travels at an average speed of 167 km per hour.

Eskişehir-Konya YHT, which was put into operation after the Ankara-Konya project, was put into operation by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with a ceremony held in Eskişehir on 23 March 2013. YHT, which is one of the most preferred transportation choices by people of Bursa as well as Konya and Eskişehir residents, carried 115 thousand 354 passengers on this line from March to September. With the start of Eskişehir-Konya YHT flights, the travel time between two cities has decreased to 1 hour 50 minutes and the travel time between Konya and Bursa has decreased to 4 hours.

In addition to the Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya routes, the Eskişehir-Konya route started to make a combined transportation between Bursa and Konya with YHT.


High Speed ​​Train has also contributed to local tourism with its Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya and Eskişehir-Konya flights. With YHT Eskisehir and Ankara residents to Konya, Eskişehir, Ankara and Konya, Eskişehir and Ankara Konyalı, Bursalılar in Ankara, Konya and carry out a transfer bus unity day visit to Eskisehir. Citizens who visit the historical and touristic places of cities also contribute to the economy. A significant increase in the number of local tourists in the statistics of cities following the start of YHT reveals how important the High Speed ​​Train is.


The construction of the YHT line between the capital and Istanbul, which stands out as the biggest project of YHT, continues. 29 523, which is scheduled to start operating in October, is expected to take an 3 hour, and the train is expected to move at 250 per hour. In addition, the distance between these two major cities was taken at 7 hour with the existing railway line. In addition, TCDD announced that there will be a significant increase in the number of flights with the launch of the YHT line between Ankara and Istanbul.


XHTX, which went into operation in 2009, has carried 4 million 11 thousand 406 passengers over the years, passing 943 million 11 156 136 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX Since its inception, YHT has achieved significant success with its comfort and reliability. After the Eskişehir-Konya voyages, which have recently started operations, Halkalı- Towards the end of this year, it is expected that the Sivas-Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars line will be in 2014 and the Ankara-İzmir line will be operational at 2015.

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