Ankara-Eskişehir high-speed train line 4 carried 8 million passengers a year

Ankara-Eskişehir high-speed train line 4 years 8 million passengers Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Directorate of Ankara opened in the year 2009-Eskisehir High Speed ​​Train line, the date of launch until today 8 million 173 thousand passengers were transported.

Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train Project is a new double-track high-speed railway project, independent of the existing line, with a length of 533 km, suitable for a speed of 250 km / hour, all electrical and signal. The 245-kilometer Ankara-Eskişehir line, which is the first stage of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Railway Project, was put into service in 2009. Since its opening, 8 million 173 thousand passengers have been transported. The distance between Ankara and Istanbul will be reduced to 3 hours and the share of railways in passenger transportation will increase from 10 percent to 78 percent.

In the Eskişehir-İnönü section of the line, the upper and lower building works were completed. Testing and certification work continues. The infrastructure of the route has reached the completion point. In this context, 123 pieces culverts, 40 underpass 13 overpass, 13 thousand meters long 28 pieces bridge-viaduct and 59 thousand meters long 35 pieces tunnel were constructed. The superstructure and electromechanical part was completed in half.

In this context, 387.500 cubic meter ballast 5450 mt bottom ballast, 132.932 meter single line panel was laid, 10 piece scissor assembly was completed, 101.000 meter was welded, 2.404 piece of catenary mast was planted, 125.507 meter cable channel was completed, 14 unit technical building was completed. The 56-kilometer section of Köseköy-Gebze section of the line is made by IPA funds. Between Gebze and Pendik is under Marmaray. High Speed ​​Train will be operated between Ankara and Pendik this fall.


In Ankara, there is an existing 36-kilometer railway between Kayaş and Sincan on the east-west axis. High-speed trains, freight trains, passenger trains and suburban trains operate at this 36 km distance.

An integrated system that will take the route to 4 lines in some places and 6 lines in some places, will separate the high-speed train from the suburban line, integrate with the metro systems, with the metro standard of the stops and the operation, both the eastern high-speed railway, Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train. A tender was held for the West High Speed ​​Train Station to be built in Eryaman.

TCDD Ankara-Sincan, a part of the two lines, including a new line was completed and completed. Meanwhile, the 6 vehicle lower and upper pass is completed between Ankara and Sincan. The road was closed for this work. Now that this work is completed, 29 trains will be launched again on July.


In case the tender for Başkentray is reorganized and concluded; construction is planned during construction. Between Ankara and Ankara, the construction of Ankara West High Speed ​​Railway Station to Eryaman region was included in the new tender. The tender process will be completed in Ankara Gar basin. it will be in a modern architectural line that connects the old and the new with the past and the future. Build-Operate-Transfer model will be made for the 230 million dollars will be spent. The garage will be made without a single penny. Ankara YHT Station, Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya, Ankara-Sivas high-speed rail routes will be the most efficient. You will have a collection and distribution center feature.

The process was initiated for the second YHT Station in Konya. Application projects have been completed. Konya Buğdaypazarı was deemed suitable for the location. Both its being an urban transformation area, its proximity to Selçuk University and the demand of the people of Konya were effective in the choice of location. Equipments to meet all kinds of social and cultural needs of the passengers are available, and the new station has the feature of bridge structure. The construction tender process will be initiated for the new Konya Station with a cost of approximately 65-70 million TL.

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