High-speed train service starts
Those provinces where high-speed train services will start
Turkey in recent years 10 investments for increased rail transport, economic management laid out new targets for this area. It is planned to modernize existing lines and to strengthen the high-speed train network.
According to Ercan Baysal from Zaman Newspaper, it will be possible to reach the cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Izmir in a short time with its high speed train route. 10 which outlined a five-year road map of Turkey. According to the information provided in the Development Plan, Ankara-Sivas and 2018 km-long Ankara (Polatlı) -Afyonkarahisar high-speed train lines will be opened until the end of 393. Rail freight and passenger transport is also open to private railway companies. TCDD network renewal and maintenance-repair services are aimed at private sector. TCDD's public financial burden is also among the primary objectives. In this context, the Undersecretariat of Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Development will closely monitor the cash flow of all investments and borrowing of railways. Financial burdens will be minimized.
According to the development plan prepared by the Ministry of Development, the high-speed train network consists of Ankara center, Istanbul-Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Afyonkarahisar-Izmir, Ankara-Konya and Istanbul-Eskisehir-Antalya corridors. Until the end of the Plan period, it is aimed to activate the line from the capital to Sivas and Afyonkarahisar. By the end of last year, the 888 2018 2 496 26 70 XNUMX XNUMX km is aimed to increase the year. The percentage of electrical lines will be increased from XNUMX to XNUMX at the end of five years. Completion of the restructuring of TCDD in the framework of the Law on the Liberalization of Railway Transport between Turkey priorities.
With the development plan that has been worked on for a long time, a step is taken to prevent accidents in the railways. Depending on the traffic density, the existing one-line railways will be made double-line according to the priority order. In addition, the signaling and electrification investments needed by the network will be accelerated. The percentage of the signal lines will be increased from 33 to 80. Another issue he is working on is the liberalization of the postal market. Or A competitive structure will be created in the postal sector through effective regulation and supervision in the process of liberalization of the postal market leştiril.