Countdown started on YHT line
One thousand 7 employees work uninterruptedly for the opening of the high-speed train (YHT) line, which will reduce the rail transportation between Ankara and Istanbul to 3 hours, on the 29 October Republic Day.
According to the information received from the General Directorate of State Railways (TCDD), the YHT line which was started to be constructed in Ankara-Eskişehir in 2003 was put into service in 13 March 2009.
Place delivery to the contractor firm at 1 October 21 in Köseköy-Vezirhan section in Eskişehir-İstanbul line, at 2008 October 2 in Vezirhan-İnönü section (cut-22) and at 2008 in September 25 and in 2011 November XNUMX for Gebze-Köseköy Rehabilitation Project. done.
With the opening of the line at 29 October 2013, the railway travel time of 7 hours between two metropolitan cities will be reduced to 3 hours. It is aimed to increase the passenger share in this section from 10 to 70.
Ankara-Istanbul YHT, Marmaray, Halkalı-Kapıkule, Ankara-Sivas-Kars, Baku-Tbilisi and Kars railways projects will provide high-quality rail connections between Europe and Caucasus, Far East Asia and Middle East countries.
About one thousand 500 people are working
Within the scope of the studies, 38 kilometer tunnel was excavated, 10 km viaduct, 40 underpass, 13 overpass and 123 aperture were completed. The infrastructure of the 150 kilometer of the 72 kilometer was completed and the superstructure work was started.
Ankara-Istanbul 2 in Kocaeli In the Köseköy-Sapanca section of the Stage High Speed Train Project, the excavation and filling works of the route, the existing conventional line and the existing infrastructure of the institutions are continuing.
In the scope of Gebze-Köseköy Rehabilitation Project, excavation-filling works are continuing on the route, and rail and catenary dismantling operations have been completed.
The Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project's Köseköy-Vezirhan and Vezirhan-İnönü sections will have an 148 and the Gebze-Köseköy Rehabilitation Project will have an 55 mileage.
29 2013 500 in order to train the opening of the team to work with a team of thousand 101, Gebze-Köseköy Rehabilitation Project within the scope of the XNUMX kilometer line was removed.
50 thousand passenger destination
While the Köseköy-Vezirhan section of the Ankara-İstanbul YHT pipeline is planned to be completed in the amount of 923 thousand 999 dollars and the Vezirhan-İnönü section with the cost of 952 million 854.
80 thousand people are traveling by bus, special vehicles, airplane and conventional train in Ankara-Istanbul corridor and 10 bin is expected to be used by 50 thousand people.