Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, stated to AA correspondent that high speed train technology and management is a criterion of development. This service is waiting longingly for decades Turkey's Ankara-Konya ago, then Minister reminded that they perform at the Ankara-Eskisehir line of lightning, a year later he expressed his will Marmaray and Eskisehir-Istanbul YHT line.
Explaining that they have set road maps on railways until 2023 and 2035, Minister Yıldırım said, “We will increase the existing network to more than double by 10 thousand kilometers of high-speed railway and 4 thousand kilometers of conventional railway.”
Stating that every province wants high-speed trains, Yıldırım said, “Wherever I went, the highway was requested. Now, wherever I go, I am facing the question 'when will the high-speed train come to our district' ”.
According to how public they do from time to time to determine whether to meet the demands of the citizens survey, citizens, no matter what the cost, 80 percent of what you want to proceed with the construction of high-speed rail line, Stating that 90 percent of fast train grr heard, Turkey developed countries the high-speed train He pointed out that the rate of those who believe that they have increased to their league is 65 percent. Yıldırım said that 77 percent of the respondents saw the high-speed train as the success of the government and the state.