Ankara, Izmir high-speed railway, the railway is being built in Turkey between Ankara and Izmir city. The 508 km long railway, which starts from Ankara's Polatlı district, will end in Konak district of Izmir. TCDD will arrange high-speed train services with a speed of 250 km / hour per hour on the line, which will have double lines, electrical and signalization.
“The Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar section is planned to be completed by the end of 2021 and the Afyonkarahisar-İzmir section by the end of 2022. Rail travel time of 14 hours between Ankara and Izmir will decrease to 3 hours 30 minutes when the High Speed Train line is opened.
However, eight sinkholes were detected in Sivrihisar district of Eskişehir, 1,5 km south of the train line. The Chamber of Geological Engineers affiliated to the Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (TMMOB) warned that the Ankara - İzmir High Speed Train Project, which is planned to be completed in 2022, has geological risks.
“In the region between the villages of Sivrihisar (Eskişehir) district Sığcık, Göktepe, Kalkimköy and Yeniköy, 2 potholes with diameters of 50 m to 0.5 m and depths of 15 m to 8 m have been formed in the last few years. According to the observations made in the field and later studies on satellite images; The fact that this area, where the pothole was formed, is located only 1.5 km south of the Polatlı Afyon part of the Ankara-İzmir High Speed Train Route, which is under construction, requires urgent measures to be taken.
Ankara Izmir YHT Line total cost 9,3 billion TL is planned to be.
Ankara Izmir YHT Stations
- Ankara YHT Station
- Polatlı YHT Station
- Afyonkarahisar YHT Station
- Usak YHT Station
- Salihli YHT Station
- Turgutlu YHT Station
- Manisa YHT Station
- Izmir YHT Station
Ankara İzmir Railway Line (Current and Ongoing Manufacturing)
We Have Spent Nearly 8 Billion 980 Million Liras for Afyonkarahisar's Transportation and Communication Investments
As pointed out by the President of the Republic of Turkey in all transportation and communication lines, Minister Karaismailoğlu emphasized that they show utmost importance in increasing the 'domestic and nationality' ratio: “As we have stated in the National Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategy Document and the 29-2020 Action Plan, which we announced to the public on September 2020, 2023. We will popularize smart systems in all our transportation and communication modes. Our railway investment, which is very important for Afyonkarahisar, is undoubtedly Ankara Polatlı Afyonkarahisar Uşak Manisa İzmir YHT project. When this project is completed, Afyonkarahisar will break new ground in freight and passenger transportation ”.
"Thanks to Ankara Polatlı Afyonkarahisar Uşak Manisa İzmir YHT project, which we connect Afyonkarahisar to Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir by high speed train, we will reduce the travel time of 824 kilometers from 14 hours to 3.5 hours."
Ankara Polatlı Afyonkarahisar Uşak Manisa İzmir YHT project, Karaismailoğlu stated that they made nearly 40 percent progress in the infrastructure works undertaken by TCDD General Directorate, and the remaining infrastructure, superstructure and electromechanical works of the project will be carried out by the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments. In the work of the project; 80 kilometers of infrastructure replenishment work between Afyonkarahisar and Banaz, Hatipler Crossing 6,6 kilometers infrastructure works, Manisa North Crossing 14,9 kilometers infrastructure works, Salihli Crossing 30 kilometers infrastructure works, Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar 152 kilometers infrastructure works, Polatlı-Konya crossing 5,5, Stating that they will do 289 kilometers of infrastructure work, including 6 kilometers of infrastructure, Karaismailoğlu completed her words as follows: “We signed the tender for our infrastructure project on October 2020, 824. Our work will start as soon as possible. Thanks to this important project, which we connected Afyonkarahisar to Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir by high speed train, we will reduce the travel time of 14 kilometers from 3.5 hours to XNUMX hours. "