Adil Karaismailoğlu, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that they made the final adjustments on the Ankara-Sivas high-speed train line and announced that they will put the project into service in the summer months. While there is a lot of work in the field, preparations are being made to determine the Ankara-Sivas high-speed train ticket prices. High speed train tickets are generally cheaper than the plane and expensive than the bus. It is stated that a study was carried out within the framework of this criterion and this study was also presented to decision-makers. The ticket fee has been calculated at a level between 90-95 TL for economy and 130-140 TL for business. Political will will make the final decision.
According to the news of Olcay Aydilek from Habertürk; “Test drives continued on the Ankara-Sivas high-speed train line a while ago. The test drives will continue for a few more months. In the summer, high-speed train services to Sivas will be launched in June, based in Ankara, after Istanbul, Eskişehir and Konya.
Some studies are being carried out on Ankara-Sivas high-speed train ticket prices. High speed train tickets are cheaper than the plane and expensive than the bus. It was noted that a study was conducted within this scope and this study was also conveyed to decision-makers.
So, what are the ranges for the new line ticket prices? According to the information HABERTÜRK obtained from reliable sources, the ticket price is between 90-95 TL for economy and 130-140 TL for business. It is stated that the final decision on this issue will be made by the political will.
405 KILOMETER LENGTH
Ankara-Sivas is a 405 kilometers long line. "Conventional" (existing) line will be used between Ankara-Kırıkkale Baliseyh for a while on the new line. In this section, construction work continues. It is stated in the Ankara-Elmadağ section that the construction can be completed in 2022.
After Kırıkkale, the newly built high-speed train line will be used up to Sivas. When the line is completed, the travel time between Ankara and Sivas will be 2 hours.