What will be the cost of Istanbul - Ankara high speed train: It will reduce the railway transportation between Ankara and Istanbul from 7 hours to 3 hours. High Speed Train (YHT) flights have come to an end. Ticket prices on the line, which is planned to open in March, will be in the range of 70-80 lira. Thanks to the Yen line, it is aimed to increase the share of railways from 10 percent to 78 percent in passenger transportation between the two cities.
Railway transportation between Ankara and Istanbul will be reduced to 3 hours. Within the scope of the Gebze-Köseköy Rehabilitation Project, rail laying works have been completed in the 112 kilometer section. Within the scope of the project, construction of the stations in Gebze and Izmit in the Kocaeli section of the YHT line was started and 70 of the electrification works was completed. Within the scope of the tests of electrification facilities, even high-voltage is given from time to time, while Gebze-Köseköy will be running between 200 and even March. 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.
It is aimed to increase the share of 10 with 78 to 2009. Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line will be integrated with Marmaray and will provide uninterrupted transportation from Europe to Asia. Ankara-Istanbul High-Speed Train Project will be completed in two stages. The first stage of the project, the Ankara-Eskişehir High-Speed Line, was opened in 2012. The second stage of the project, the Köseköy-Gebze stage was laid at 44. The 70 km Gebze-Haydarpaşa section of the line will be transformed into surface metro with Marmaray Project. The general principle about ticket prices is that it is cheaper than the plane, expensive from the bus. Therefore, the high speed train ticket prices are planned to be in the range of 80-XNUMX lira. Ankara-Istanbul stations are listed below: Ankara Gar, Sincan, Polatlı, Eskişehir, Bozüyük, Pamukova, Arifiye, Sapanca, İzmit, Gebze and Pendik.
Kars-Tbilisi-Baku will be opened by year-end
Meanwhile, the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Line is still under construction. Ankara-Izmir High Speed Train Line continues to work, while the construction works are going on in 180 kilometers of Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar section. Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Railway Project is planned to be commissioned at the end of this year.