The State Summit Will Meet For The Opening Of The Ankara-Istanbul YHT Line: The opening of the YHT line between Ankara and Istanbul will be held in Pendik on Friday, July 25 with a ceremony attended by President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. After the ceremony, which will be held with the participation of thousands of people, an iftar will be given by the Pendik Municipality.
Pendik, 25 will live one of its historic days in July. YHT, which will take the train journey between Ankara and Istanbul in the first place to the 3.5 and then to the 3 hour, will be in service with a ceremony to be held in 25 July Friday.
For the opening, the summit of the state is coming to Pendik. President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will come to Pendik for the opening of YHT, which is expected to be the last program they will participate in. Prime Minister Erdogan, Eskisehir from the ceremony will come with YHT. The official opening of the line will take place at 18.30 at Pendik Train Station, which is the starting point of the route with the participation of the state summit.
15 iftar at the station
Pendik Municipality, will be held in the evening hours after opening YHT Pendik Train Station 15 thousand people will give an iftar dinner. Thus, the completed Pendik Train Station will be the first guests. The station has been closed since 19 June 2013 for the renovation of the commuter train line between Haydarpasa and Pendik within the scope of Marmaray and high speed train projects.
Pendik increases its speed
High Speed Train departs from Ankara and ends at Pendik Train Station in Istanbul. Pendik, which is the gateway of Istanbul to Europe and Asia with the transportation of air, sea and land, thus also stands out in the railway journey with YHT.
There will be 16 flights per day. In Ankara-Istanbul YHT, there will be 9 stops in Polatlı, Eskişehir, Bozüyük, Bilecik, Pamukova, Sapanca, izmit, Gebze and Pendik. The first stop will be Pendik, the last stop will be extended to Söğütlüçeşme Station. Ankara-istanbul YHT will be connected to Marmaray in 2015 and Halkalıto reach.