Number of Expeditions in YHT Lines Increases

Number of Expeditions Increasing on YHT Lines: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan, Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya, Konya-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train (YHT) lines, the number of trips from 40 per day to 10 from 50 March reported that it will be removed.

Arslan Minister, in his statement, the high-speed trains, stating that Turkey reached the city where the 40 percent of the population, the set every day in order to meet increasing passenger demand, he said that it is imperative available.

Stating that the need for high-speed train sets increases as the passenger density increases, Arslan said, “The process of procuring YHT sets from the foreign market requires a certain time. Stages such as tender processes, vehicle production and testing are in a process that requires years, not months. " he spoke.

Explaining that as the high-speed train sets supplied last year, it became possible to increase the number of trips, Arslan said, “With the delivery of six sets delivered, the number of YHT flights has been increased by taking into account the passenger density in all YHT lines. Accordingly, the number of daily trips between Ankara and Istanbul was increased from 12 to 14, Ankara-Eskişehir from 10 to 12, Ankara-Konya from 14 to 20. It will continue to make 4 flights between Konya and Istanbul in the same way. " used the expressions.

"30,5 million passengers were transported with YHTs"

Arslan, all YHT lines 17 thousand a day, so far 30,5 million passengers are moved to attract attention, with the increase in the YHT voyages, the increase in demand for combined transport to YHT said.

Arslan, Ankara-Eskisehir-Izmir, Istanbul-Eskisehir-Denizli, Ankara-Konya-Karaman, Istanbul-Konya-Karaman, YHT, Ankara-Eskisehir-Bursa, Ankara -Konya, Istanbul-Eskisehir-Konya bus routes through the YHT-Antalya-Alanya-Isparta axle travel periods of significant shortening, he said.

Arslan said that citizens prefer combined transportation with high-speed train and have the opportunity of comfortable, convenient and fast transportation, and reminded that in the YHT age, which started with the Ankara-Eskişehir YHT line in 2009, transportation habits, time and travel concepts changed, distances got closer, and journeys that lasted hours became history. .

Stating that the citizens love advanced railway transportation very much, Arslan said, “We allocate more resources to the railway sector every year in order to facilitate the lives of our citizens and to accelerate the development of our country with modern transportation infrastructure. We are starting new projects for the high-speed and high-speed railway lines to extend from the west to the east and from the north to the south of our country, and we take measures to expand the vehicle fleet in a short time. " he spoke.

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