When the Ankara Istanbul high-speed train line will be finished: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım stated that ti 2013 will start to serve Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project as of September. “Previously, the date of the 29 October Republic Day was announced. it was announced that it was taken forward.
Information about the Project
The Ankara-Istanbul High-Speed Train Project includes the construction of a new double-track high-speed rail with 533 km / h speed, all electric and signal independent of the current line.
Upon completion of the project, Ankara-Istanbul will be reduced to three hours. It is aimed to increase the share of 10 with 78 to XNUMX. Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line will be integrated with Marmaray and will provide uninterrupted transportation from Europe to Asia. With this project linking the two largest cities of our country, social, economic and cultural shopping will increase among the cities and our country, which is in the process of membership of the European Union, will be ready with the transportation infrastructure.
The project 10 consists of separate parts;
• Ankara-Sincan: 24 Km
• Ankara-High Speed Train Station
• Sincan-Esenkent: 15 Km
• Esenkent-Eskişehir: 206 Km
• Eskişehir Railway Station
• Eskişehir-İnönü: 30 Km
• Inonu-Vezirhan: 54 Km
• Vezirhan-Köseköy: 104 Km
• Köseköy-Gebze: 56 Km
• Gebze-Haydarpaşa: 44 Km
Ankara - Istanbul High Speed Train Project will be completed in two stages. The first stage of the project, the Ankara-Eskişehir High Speed Train Line, was launched in 2009. The second phase of the project, the Eskişehir Istanbul line, is under construction. The foundation of Köseköy-Gebze Stage was laid on 28.03.2012.
The Gebze-Haydarpasa section of the line will be transformed into surface metro with the Marmaray Project.
Sincan-Esenkent and Esenkent-Eskişehir Lines commissioned