YHT, which has attracted great interest since its start, started to serve nine times a day, then 1 times until September 2009, 15. As of 1 July 2010, it increased the number of flights to 22 in order to meet the increasing passenger demands. Reaching an occupancy rate of 72 percent in a short time on the Ankara-Eskisehir line, YHT made 11 thousand 697 trips for two years and covered a total of 2 million 200 thousand km. With the YHT, the distance between Ankara and Istanbul decreased from 7 hours to 5.5 hours via conventional train connections. THE ANKARA-KONYA LINE IS UP, The Ankara-Konya line, which is Turkey's second YHT line and is still in the testing phase, is planned to be put into service in May 2011. With the completion of the Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train projects, which are still under construction, it is aimed to build 2023 thousand km of YHT and 10 thousand km of conventional lines until 4. TCDD General Manager Suleyman Karaman stated that the YHTs have been serving successfully for two years and that 90 percent of the passengers are satisfied. kazanexpressed dig. Karaman said, “We are doing everything that needs to be done, especially security, in cooperation with universities in order for the line to serve in the best way possible. As a result, the success in the last two years gives us strength in our future works.” said.
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