Completed Ongoing and Planned High Speed Train Projects: When the Republic was established, 4000 km of railway was taken over from the Ottoman Empire. In the first 20 years of the republic, the possibilities of today's construction technology, that is, during this period when there are no construction machines, 4000 km. the way has been done. With the addition of approximately 8.000 kilometers long high-speed railway line to Turkey he met with high-speed rail transport. Here are the completed and ongoing high-speed train projects:
COMPLETED HIGH SPEED PROJECTS
Ankara Istanbul: In order to reduce travel time between Ankara and Istanbul, the two largest cities of our country, to create a fast, comfortable and safe transportation opportunity and to increase the share of railway transportation, the first phase of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Railway Project was Pendik) was opened in 2009.
Maximum length of 513 km corridor 250 km / h The speed of travel between two major cities was 4 hours.
Gebze Halkalı With the completion of the suburban line, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Railway and Marmaray are integrated and uninterrupted transportation from Europe to Asia is provided.
Eskişehir Bursa by bus, Izmir, Kutahya, Afyonkarahisar and Denizli between YHT connected trains travel time has significantly reduced.
Ankara Eskişehir: In fact, it is not a detached project, it is a part and first stage of the Ankara Istanbul project. 245 km. long. It was commissioned in 2009. Travel time 1 hours 35 minutesd. It has been an experience for the transition to High Speed Train which is the subject of high technology for our country.
Ankara Konya: It leaves the Polatlı station on the Ankara Eskişehir High Speed Train line. So 90 Km. length of Ankara - Polatlı road was used. 212 km long. It was commissioned in 2011. Travel time 2 hoursTruck.
Eskişehir Pendik (İstanbul): Total 288 km. and the integration to Marmaray Project was achieved.
Konya Istanbul:YHT flights between Konya-Eskişehir-İstanbul and 11 hour travel time between Konya-İstanbul by bus 4,5 hourse landed.
Konya Eskisehir: Travel time between two cities with the start of Eskişehir Konya YHT flights 1 hours 50 minuteslanded.
YHT LINES CONTINUING CONSTRUCTION
Ankara to Izmir: Route: Ankara Afyon Uşak Manisa is İzmir. Kocahacılar at the 120th km of Ankara-Konya line will be realized with the line to be separated. Total 624 km long. It is foreseen to be completed in 2023. Travel time 3 and a half hours will continue.
Ankara Sivas: Its route is Ankara Kırıkkale Yozgat Yerköy Sivas. 442 km long. The project is expected to be completed in 2020.
Bursa Bilecik: 105 km long. It is planned to be put into operation in 2021. From Bilecik station, Bursa's Ankara Istanbul Sivas and then Karsa YHT will be contacted.
Konya Karaman: Konya Karaman High Speed Train Project will shorten distances With the completion of Konya Karaman high speed train line, 40 minutes from Konya to Konya and Ankara to 2 hours 10 minutesIstanbul can be reached in about 5 hours. The project is expected to open in the 2020's.
High Speed Rail High Speed Rail Project and Turkey Map
YHT PROJECTS IN PLANNING
With many projects planned as YHT Project List, tourism revenues are expected to increase with the rapid and safe increase of transportation. Ankara Antalya Alanya separates from Konya and aims to Aksaray Cappadocia Kayseri / Erciyes and Divriği tourism line.
- Gebze Sabiha Gökçen Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge-3. Airport Halkalı New Railway Project
- Halkalı (Ispartakule) Kapıkule New Railway Project
- Bursa-Gemlik New Railway Project
- Eskişehir Kütahya (Alayunt) Afyonkarahisar (Zafer Airport) Burdur Isparta Antalya New Railway Project (North South Corridor)
- Antalya İzmir (Burdur-Denizli-Aydın-İzmir) High Speed Railway Project
- Samsun Merzifon Çorum Kırıkkale (Delice) Kırşehir Aksaray Ulukışla Yenice Adana Mersin New Railway Project (North South Corridor)
- Yerköy Kayseri High Speed Railway Project
- Kayseri Nevşehir Aksaray Konya Antalya New Railway Project
- Tokat-Turhal New Railway Project
- Gaziantep Nizip Şanlıurfa Mardin Nusaybin New Railway Project
- Kahramanmaraş Nurdağ New Railway Project
- Erzincan Erzurum Kars New Railway Project
- Sivas Malatya Elazığ Diyarbakır New Railway Project
- Gölbaşı Adıyaman Kahta New Railway Project
- Erzincan Gumushane Trabzon New Railway Project
- Siirt Kurtalan New Railway Project
- High Speed Train Project List is taken from TCDD website.