İl Provincial High Speed ​​Train Projects

Turkey's forty-year dream of high-speed train began to Ankara-Eskisehir time. A new line of thousand 76 kilometers was built. Half of the existing railway line has been renewed. 2002 111 million pounds of investment spending, 2010 2 billion 500 million pounds went out.

The Ministry of Transport is planning 'fast' transport to many cities of Anatolia at 2023. The goal is to build the new railway line of 9 thousand 978 kilometers, including the 4 thousand 997 km high speed line, 14 thousand 975 km conventional line in the centenary of the Republic. This is the biggest railway move in the history of the Republic. The government attaches great importance to this project. The 11 12 XNUMX will double in the XNUMX yearly rail network. According to the Minister, 'land train is delayed', the understanding of the 'fast train grows' will leave the understanding.

These targets mean rewriting of the history of the railway. Statistics will change. Double line length will increase from 9 to 50 percent. The percentage of electric lines with a percentage of 26 to 60 elektrikli

When the targets are realized, high speed train will pass from 29 province which includes cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Sivas, Bursa as well as Yozgat, Trabzon, Diyarbakir and Malatya provinces. The cost is about 45 billion dollars. 25-30 billion dollars of this money will be provided from China. According to the 'Railway Cooperation Agreement', the Chinese will build the 7 thousand 18 high-speed railway line. The remaining 2 thousand will make the 924 kilometer with Railways equity and external loans. The work of the Chinese, "Ayaş Tunnel" can not be passed to the story of the snake, including the speed of the Railway and Edirne to Kars, extending from the 3 thousand 636 will start with the kilometer line. Upon completion of the line, the travel time with the 16,5 hours will be between 8 and 9 hours. The Chinese will build the Edirne-Kars route, while the 850 will make Erzincan-Trabzon and Yerköy-Kayseri lines.

In the Central Anatolia Region, high-speed train will pass by four cities. One of them is Konya. Another route is the Ankara-Sivas line of 466 kilometers. This is even under construction. However, the high-speed train to Yerköy by 30 kilometers to Yozgat, the city center will be divided. Then he will continue to Sivas. High speed trains from Ankara or Istanbul will go to Kayseri via Yerköy. Thus, Ankara-Yozgat 1,5 hour by high-speed train, between Ankara-Kayseri 2 hours will be 30 minutes.

Ankara and Istanbul will connect Antalya with high-speed train. Ankara, Konya-Manavgat route will be followed by 2 hour 45 minutes will be reached in Antalya. 714 hour between 4 and Istanbul-Antalya 30 hour will be taken in minutes.


17 The Ankara-Konya line was built according to 275 mileage. However, the speed of the train will not exceed 250 kilometers per hour. The voyages will start in the first half of this year. 10,5 hours with the train between the two cities will travel to the 1 hours of the journey time 15 minutes. Transport Minister Binali Yildirim, 212 kilometers (bidirectional 424 km) line is completed in such a short period of time, such as 17 months. It is a world record, similar projects are completed in Europe between 7-10 years, he says. Minister, personel Ankara-Eskişehir and Eskişehir-Istanbul high-speed rail lines, foreign contractors and staff worked. However, the Ankara-Konya line was built by Turkish contractors and staff. O

The State Railways plans to build high-speed train between Konya and Adana. The line will be constructed in such a way that the train can make 200 for suitable cuts and a minimum of 160 speed for hard cuts. With the improvement of existing lines and additional line construction, high speed trains are planned to be operated on this route.


Between Ankara and Konya in the morning between the 07.00 and 22.00 is scheduled to be held hourly between the hours. Minister Binali Yildirim UM According to 2023 Management Planning, the number of passengers to be transported between Ankara and Konya will exceed 3 million per year. According to this, Ankara-Eskişehir will attract a potential over the passenger transported in a year. Because of the 1,5 between Ankara and Eskişehir, 2,5 million passengers were moved during the year. The number of passengers to be transported between Konya and Istanbul will be more than 1 million from Ankara-Konya. Konya


According to the data of State Railways, the high speed train started its operations in 13 March 2009. The share of the bus in the transportation between Ankara and Eskişehir fell from 55 to 10 in one and a half years. The share of State Railways increased from 8 to 72. Fast train has changed many preferences between two cities. For example, citizens traveling between the two cities preferred the high-speed train. Travel to the 38 with a special car with a percentage of 18 before the train. In fact, the 07.00 and 22.00 is the hour between the hour.


State Railways, Ankara-Istanbul between the high-speed train line in the case of commencement, the number of passengers carried out a study about. According to the estimated calculation, this will be transported to 11 million passengers per year even 500 million, 782 million TL revenue to be generated. The second place on the passenger and the income will take the Ankara-Afyon-Izmir route. For this route, we have 6 million passengers, 408 million TL also revenue target.

Source: News times

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  1. the government should develop the necessary diplomatic relations to connect the Middle East countries and other neighboring countries with high-speed trains as soon as possible