Antalya will be connected by high-speed train to Istanbul with many connections: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Kayseri and many cities are aimed to be connected to Antalya by high-speed rail.
Efforts are being made to implement the project announced by Lütfi Elvan, the former Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and AK Party Antalya deputy candidate.
200 speed / speed, double-line, electric and signal will be built in Antalya-Eskisehir and Antalya-Konya-Kayseri high-speed train lines to be started in 2016, 2020 to be opened in a busy work tempo.
TCDD General Directorate teams, the field is working. The teams determine the location of the stations and stations to be built on the line route through field surveys.
When the projects are realized, 4,5 hours between Antalya and Istanbul, 3 hours between Antalya and Ankara will be 3,5 hours between Antalya and Kayseri.
Within the scope of the new study, it is aimed to connect Antalya to Izmir by high speed train. The project of the line that will reach Antalya via İzmir and Denizli is being worked on.
With the project, agricultural products grown in the Antalya region, where four seasons can be harvested, will reach every corner of the country from Edirne to Kars, from Ankara to Samsun, as soon as possible.
Freight transportation on the Antalya highway will leave its place to the fast and safe railway. Anatolian industrialists' loads will meet Antalya Port at the lowest cost and in the shortest time.
Turkey and the Anatolian landscape of fairy chimneys of the world's leading tourism centers of Antalya Cappadocia integrating famous tourism center of Turkey's tourism potential will serve to increase.
4,5 million passengers and 10 million tons of cargo every year can be carried on the project of the project of the Antalya-Eskişehir railway line is estimated to cost 8,4 billion pounds.
The Antalya-Kayseri high-speed train project, which will connect Antalya to Konya and Kayseri, with a length of 642 kilometers, is aimed to be completed in 2020. When the project, which is expected to cost 11,5 billion liras, is completed, an average of 4,3 million passengers and 4,6 million tons of freight will be transported every year.