YHT Station, which looks like Ankara's Space Base, opens in 2016: The countdown has begun for the new Ankara YHT Station. Transport Minister Bilgin said, "We aim to put the station where 730 people work, into service in the first half of 2016".
NEW Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) is coming to an end. Feridun Bilgin, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, stated that they aim to put the New Ankara YHT Station into service in the first half of 730, with 54 employees working and 2016% completed. Bilgin, who made examinations at the construction site of the new Ankara YHT Station, said that there will be 178 platforms and 7 high-speed train lines in the gar, consisting of a total of 3 thousand square meters of closed area and 6 floors. Bilgin stated that the new station, which will be connected with two underground passes and one above ground, will be connected to Ankaray, Başkentray and Batıkent, Sincan and Keçiören subways and will become the center of the Ankara rail system. Bilgin said, "The facility will be one of the most modern high-speed train stations in Europe when it is put into service with a daily capacity of 15 thousand passengers, a 4-star hotel, restaurants, lounges, and a closed car park for one thousand 255 vehicles."
20 MILLION TRANSPORTED PASSENGER
Bilgin said, "Over 20 million passengers were transported on the high speed train lines of Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya, Istanbul-Konya". Bilgin said they plan to increase the country's share of rail transport to over 10 percent in passenger and 15 percent in freight.
2023 BiN KiLOMETER in 25
Bilgin, within the framework of the 2023 year 13 thousand kilometers more by making the railway to reach the total length of 25 thousand kilometers said they aim to reach.
Will be connected to Adana-Mersin
Bilgin stated that, in addition to the Konya-Karaman high-speed train line, which is under construction, the work on the route that will connect Ankara to Adana and Mersin through this line is being carried out rapidly. Bilgin made the assessment, "We continue to work day and night to knit all over the country with high-speed train networks."
Support to domestic production
Stating that they started to produce train sets in Eskişehir and Adapazarı factories while importing train sets from abroad before, Bilgin said, “Our goal is to have all the tools, equipment and signal systems used in railways domestic. We will take concrete steps as soon as possible ”.
Anatolian-European tenders this year
Bilgin said, “Ankara-Istanbul YHT line, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge over the 3. Airport and Halkalı"We are launching the tender for the construction of the Anatolian part of the line that will connect to the line, and the project tender for the part on the European side." Bilgin noted that while connecting the two sides with high-speed train networks, the stations will also be a new generation.