High Speed Train network is expanding. network of high-speed train began his adventure in Turkey with the Ankara-Eskisehir line continues to expand.
Turkey initially in Ankara-Eskisehir made between citizens and soon won admiration of the intense network of High Speed Train (YHT) to the city's citizens in every city he wanted to come has become the most means of transportation. In addition to shortening the distance between cities, the line of YHTs, which are preferred for their comfort and affordable price, continues to expand. In this context, the number of cities reached in 2016 will increase to 6 with the ongoing projects of the YHT line, which extends from Ankara to Konya after Eskişehir.
The line length of the High Speed Train network, which is also integrated with the bus lines, will be expanded with the planned projects. Turkey, a country from one end of the train line which will enable our 8 hours to reach the network built with iron.
The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, which aims to build 10 thousand kilometers of new lines in addition to the lines under construction, allocates 56 percent of its budget to railway projects.
Since the early 2000s, 30 billion transfer to the railway ministry source, gave 85 thousand km of new railway network in Turkey. The Ministry aims to create a core high-speed railway network, which includes the Istanbul-Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Afyonkarahisar-İzmir, Ankara-Konya corridors, with Ankara being the center first, with the ongoing projects.
Targeted projects in Turkey with 2 78 thousand kilometers of high-speed and 10 thousand kilometers of new lines will be built in conjunction with conventional railway line.