AK Party Konya Deputy Ayşe Türkmenoğlu said that with 6 train sets to be purchased, the number of trips of the High Speed Train (YHT) will increase to 30, and the speed will reach 300 kilometers per hour and the distance between Ankara and Konya will decrease to 1 hour and 15 minutes.
AK Party Konya Deputy Ayşe Türkmenoğlu evaluated the agenda at a press conference held by her party in the provincial building. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), Ankara - Konya High Speed Train (YHT) meet the increasing demand in line and to increase the number of shuttle 6 train set for more record will go to tender this month Türkmenoğlu, "the Ankara-Konya YHT line already used The train sets can speed up to 300 kilometers per hour and are operated at an operating speed of 250 kilometers per hour. The new train sets to be purchased will have a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour and will be operated at an operating speed of 300 kilometers per hour. The 1 hour 30 minute voyage between the two provinces will be put into service between Ankara and Sincan. With the completion of Başkentray, it will be reduced to 1 hour and 20 minutes, and to 350 hour and 1 minutes with the commissioning of YHT sets that can speed 15 kilometers per hour ”.
Reminding that it started with 8 mutual flights between Ankara and Konya, Türkmenoğlu said, “In order to meet the demand due to the intense interest it received, the trips were increased to 14 since December last year. With the two trips added later, the number of trips will increase to 16 in the first place with the introduction of new sets, which are currently 30 mutual trips per day.
The new train sets to be purchased to operate on the Ankara-Konya YHT line will have a capacity of 480 seats. It is foreseen that the construction of the new 6 train sets to be purchased will be completed in 3 years and will be put into service gradually. Financing for train sets with a unit price of approximately 30 million Euros will be provided by the Islamic Development Bank. A loan of 6 million Euros with a 12-year term will be obtained from the Islamic Development Bank for 175 train sets. Repayment of the loan will start from the end of the project, ”he said.
Source: Newspaper Turkey