Construction of the Ankara-Afyonkarahisar section of the High Speed Train begins, the contract signing ceremony of the infrastructure construction will be done tomorrow The contract signing ceremony of the infrastructure construction of the Ankara-Afyonkarahisar phase of the Ankara-İzmir High Speed Train Project, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications With the participation of Isteri Minister Veysel Eroğlu, it will be held at TCDD General Directorate tomorrow at 10.00:XNUMX. The line is planned to be completed in three years.
According to the statement made by TCDD and titled “High Speed Train Going to Izmir”, Ankara-İzmir YHT Project consists of Ankara- (Polatlı) - Afyonkarahisar, Afyonkarahisar-Uşak and Uşak-Manisa-İzmir stages. The project will be completed in 1080 days (3 years). The project, which is expected to be completed at 3,5 billion liras, aims to transport 6 million passengers a year. With the project, the total length of which is 624 kilometers, the travel time between Ankara and Izmir will be 3 hours 30 minutes.
The Ankara - (Polatlı) - Afyonkarahisar section, whose infrastructure construction contract will be signed, will be 167 kilometers. The line, which will leave the 120th kilometer of the existing YHT line, Ankara-Konya road, will reduce the travel time between Ankara and Afyonkarahisar to one and a half hours. In fact, the speed can reach 250 kilometers per hour, there will be 8 tunnels of 11 thousand meters in length, 16 viaducts will be built.
While the construction tender for the Afyonkarahisar-Uşak phase of the Ankara-İzmir YHT Project was initiated in 2012, revision works for the implementation projects of the Uşak-Manisa-İzmir phase are continuing.