Ankara, Istanbul high-speed train 650 thousand passengers: Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Süleyman Karaman, speed Tren'l to (YHT) stating the daily average of 15 thousand passengers they carry, "Since its opening around 650 thousand at the Ankara-Istanbul route we carried passengers. "There are 7 more trains that we have tendered and are on the production line, and we are going out to tender for 80 more."
Stating that the construction works for the Ankara-Bursa, Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Afyon-İzmir line are continuing, Karaman said, “We will build a second line right next to the existing lines and increase the speed of these trains to 200 kilometers per hour. We started work from Konya-Karaman. Construction continues, ”he said. He noted that the projects of high-speed train lines in provinces such as Karaman, Ulukışla, Adana, Mersin and Gaziantep were completed and they were at the tender stage. Stating that there are trains operating on the international lines of Iran, Bulgaria and Romania, Karaman said, “After the New Year HalkalıWe will start the Romania-Bulgaria line flights from Turkey, "he said. Karaman noted that they will also construct railways for OIZs.