Target 2019 in İzmir-Ankara High Speed Train Project: The Council of Ministers decided to expropriate the immovables on the routes where the high-speed train will pass, in order to build the Manisa-Salihli section, where the line passes.
Work continues rapidly on the Izmir-Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) Project, which was founded in 2012 when Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım was the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, and will reduce the train journey between Ankara and Izmir in 14 hours from 3.5 hours. After Ankara-Afyonkarahisar, it was reported that the Council of Ministers made an urgent expropriation decision for the immovables hitting the high-speed train routes in order to construct the Manisa-Salihli section where the line passes.
The goal is to complete in 2019
It was noted that the work on the High Speed Train Project between Izmir and Ankara, for which the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications allocated the highest share in the 2016 Investment Program, continued step by step. It was learned that the tender is made Afyon-Usak between even continued to rapidly study, in order to Salihli- Manisa made of cut envisaged to be completed until 2019 project, Manisa, Salihli, Ahmetli, princes and Turgutlu Turkey Republic of immovable attributable to the routes in the district State Railways (TCDD) rushing by expropriation was decided.
A decision was issued by the Council of Ministers for the expropriation of the Salihli-Manisa section within the scope of the Ankara-Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar-Uşak-İzmir Railway Project and was published in the Official Gazette. On the other hand, it was reported that the immovables hitting the routes in Manisa's Şehzadeler and Yunusemre districts will also be expropriated for the construction of the Manisa North Railway crossing.
COST 4 BILLION TL
With the project connecting Izmir and Manisa, Uşak and Afyonkarahisar on its route to Ankara, an important railway corridor will be created on the west-east axis. The total investment cost of the project is expected to exceed 4 billion lira. It was noted that TCDD General Directorate predicts to carry more than 6 million passengers per year on the Ankara and Izmir YHT line.