Full Closure Arrangement for YHT, Marmaray, Başkentray and Regional Train Flights. TCDD General Directorate of Transport made arrangements for YHT, Marmaray, Başkentray and Regional passenger train services due to the full closure to be applied across the country between 29 April - 17 May 2021 in line with the decisions taken in the Presidential Cabinet. According to this;
With the reason of full closure to be applied between April 29 - May 17, 2021;
YHT: High-speed trains, which will make a total of 12 flights on Ankara-Eskişehir-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya and Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul lines, will serve with a capacity of 50 percent. Our passengers are required to present their HES code and their travel permit when purchasing tickets.
Passengers who buy tickets for the date of April 30, 2021 and after will be refunded without any interruption, and their ticket prices will be converted into a cash refund voucher or open ticket when necessary.
There will be no bus services with YHT connection to Konya-Karaman.
The new YHT hours were determined as follows:
- Ankara-Istanbul YHT departure time: 10.00 and 17.00
- Istanbul-Ankara YHT departure time: 10.00 and 17.32
- Ankara-Konya YHT departure time: 08.30 and 18.00
- Konya-Ankara YHT departure time: 08.30 and 18.15
- Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul YHT departure time: 08.00 and 17.30
- Istanbul-Eskişehir-Konya YHT departure times: 08.02 and 18.17
REGIONAL TRAINS: Our flights have been stopped between 30 April and 16 May (included).
MARMARAY: Halkalı- Flights between Gebze will be made at 30-minute intervals.
BAŞKENTRAY: Trips between Sincan-Kayaş will be at intervals of 30 minutes on weekdays and one hour on weekends.