Bursa is getting its 59-year dream of high speed train. The foundation of the Bursa-Yenişehir stage, which constitutes the 75-kilometer section of the Ankara Bursa High Speed Train Line, and the main station in the center of Bursa, was laid with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım and Minister of Labor and Social Security Faruk Çelik.
Ankara Bursa High Speed Train, which was built according to high-speed train technology, will decrease the travel time between Ankara and Bursa to 2 hours and 10 minutes, and the travel time between Istanbul and Bursa to 2 hours and 15 minutes.
The Ankara Bursa High Speed Train line will be built in accordance with the latest High Speed Train technology, where passenger and freight trains can be operated together, and a speed of 250 kilometers. The line, which will provide railway connection from Bursa to İzmir and ports via Balıkesir, will offer alternative transportation opportunities to the industry of the region. The line is planned to be put into service in 2016. In the Bursa-Yenişehir phase, which constitutes the 75-kilometer section of the Ankara Bursa High-Speed Train Line, there are 15 tunnels of 11 kilometers, 140 cut-and-cover tunnels with a length of 3 meters, 6840 viaducts of 8 meters, 358 bridges of 7 meters, 42 substations and a total of 58 art structures, including overpasses and 143 culverts, will be built. Approximately 3 million 10 thousand cubic meters of excavation and 500 million 8 thousand cubic meters of filling will be carried out during the construction work of the line, which will last for 200 years.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe stressed that they had a beautiful day for Bursa. Altepe, eni We have been performing this ceremony for many years. The project combines historic city of Ankara, the capital of the Republic of Turkey and Bursa, we are happy to take the foundation. The things that are called imagination come true. Hay
Governor Sahabettin Harput, dreamed that a day lived in Bursa. Harput said, Başkent Bursa, which founded the Ottoman Empire and made it the capital of the 130 year, is enjoying the happiness of meeting with the Turkish capital Ankara. These events 'are all coming close' so I hope to be fit after year 3 today, when it opened the basis of this work, we will take another Bursa Bursa, Turkey will be another Turkey. "He said.