Ankara-Istanbul YHT how many passengers the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), Eskisehir Deputy Station Manager Ali Yildiz, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train (YHT) line, he said 146 thousand 241 people travel.
Yıldız, in a statement to the AA correspondent, stated that the interest in Ankara-Istanbul YHT services, which started service with the ceremony attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on July 23, said that it is difficult to find a place due to the 100 percent occupancy rate on the trains.
Stating that citizens prefer and trust to travel with YHT, Yıldız said:
Between 1-24 August, 17 thousand 696 people from Eskişehir to Istanbul, 56 thousand 568 from Ankara to Istanbul, 14 thousand 933 from Istanbul to Eskişehir, 57 thousand 44 people from Istanbul to Ankara. . 69 thousand 613 people from Eskişehir to Ankara and 64 thousand 978 people from Ankara to Eskişehir were transported. The only request of our citizens is to increase the number of trips. The number of flights 6 on the Istanbul line is not enough. We cannot meet Eskişehir's demand. Our citizens express their satisfaction to us. On the other hand, they demand to increase the number of trips. "
Stating that the number of passengers has doubled due to YHT, Yıldız stated that 25 thousand people use Eskişehir Train Station daily, together with the passengers and those who come to see them off.
Yıldız added that Pendik is the last station on the Istanbul-Ankara YHT line and that the number of passengers is expected to increase 4-5 times after the line is opened to Istanbul.