Countdown has started in Ankara-Istanbul YHT line: TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman came together in a test drive in Eskişehir-İstanbul YHT which was completed with the representatives of the media and journalists.
Piri Reis test to the disclosure of travel performed by the train Haberturk Newspaper Ankara Representative Erdal Sen, Hürriyet Ankara Representative Marine Zeyrek Sabah Newspaper Ankara Representative Okan Müderrisoğlu, Star Newspaper Ankara Representative Mustafa Kartoglu, Turkey Newspaper Ankara representative Nuri Elibol, Vatan Newspaper Ankara representative Murat Celik, New Akit Newspaper Ankara Representative Yener Dönmez, Evening Newspaper Ankara Representative Emin Pazarcı, Chief Advisor of Anadolu Agency Hamdi Ateş, Vatan Newspaper Reporter Gülümhan Gülten, Former TCDD General Manager Vedat Bilgin, Former State Council President Ender Çetinkaya, TCDD management and press members attended.
Eskişehir Gar Underground Passing information about the Karaman, answered questions from members of the press. Press members, Eskişehir Gar will be done by examining the construction of the new platform, YHT Gar has received information about. Bozüyük YHT Gar and Bilecik tunnels were also under construction.
Answering the questions of the press members TCDD General Manager Suleyman Karaman, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train (YHT) line construction is completed, test drives continue, said: "We will begin to carry passengers after the tests," he said.
Providing information about Piri Reis, one of the test trains with 6 units in the world, Karaman stated that Piri Reis had realized the measurements of the line starting with the speed of 40 per hour in the first place. Tests 10'a 275'a hour speed increments that continue until the 250 km Karaman, the test train 247 XNUMX even as the speed progresses, he said separate measurements carried out. Karaman, the purpose of the tests of the desired standard of road construction, to ensure travel comfort and safety, he said.
… Our people did not travel ““
In the 200 coefficient while traveling in Europe, 20 Karaman stated that this figure in Turkey, said that the Turkish people do not travel too much. Karaman, after the start of the high-speed train travel rates increased stressed.
Explaining that they have been conducting International Railway Councils to discuss the future of the railways, Karaman stated that they had a meeting close to 100 where academicians, bureaucrats and experts from the subject attended. As a result of these meetings, Karaman stated that it was decided to establish a railway network integrated with the world, in line with the EU legislation, safe and integrated with other modes of transportation. In this sense, 2023 will reach a thousand kilometers of railway length until 25.
In addition, Karaman said that the road renewal work is underway and that the renovation works of all roads will be completed until the end of 2014.
Reminding that the law on the restructuring of the TCDD and the opening of the railways to the private sector came into force, Karaman said, yeniden We will separate the operation and infrastructure from the railways. He can take his car and drive to the highway. We wanted to get the train that we wanted on the same roads as in the railways and do business management, Demir he said. Karaman said that 1 could be implemented in the year.
Work on railway safety in Karaman stating they received the forefront of Turkey's xnumx't told it would be a much more extensive and modern railway network.
Karaman, as a result of all these efforts to increase the share of railways in the destination 10'a expressed the goal, now at the rate of 2 this percentage is noted.
Work on Ankara-Istanbul YHT Line
Expressing that one of the most challenging sections of the line during the construction of Eskişehir is Eskişehir, Karaman said, birinin For the first time, the railway line passed under a city. It's only in Cordoba in the world. After this we do not want to get a transition like this again, Bundan he said.
Karaman about the Eskişehir Gar'ü about the dispute with the municipality, announced that the tender plans will be completed within a short time of completion of the plans.
Ankara-Istanbul line in the 755 art structure stating that they do, Karaman, Köseköy-Gebze section of the 150 million euros was made with an EU grant, he said. The line will be connected to Marmaray at 2015 and Halkalıwill reach up to record Karaman, said:
Seyahat After the line is opened, travel time between Ankara and Istanbul will be 3,5 hours. First 16 will be organized daily. Once connected to Marmaray, every 15 will take place every minute or half an hour. We also conducted a survey on ticket fees. Citizens, 'How many pounds you prefer YHT' we asked. If 50 pounds, they all say 'bineriz'. If 80 pounds 80'i YHT'e says that would prefer. We will evaluate them and determine the ticket price.
The construction of the line has been completed. Now we do the tests. After the tests are finished, we will start carrying passengers, the important thing is that it will be fully operational safely. Test
Karaman, delay in the service line, thieves and malicious people during the construction of 25 times wires cut, check tunnels once more, such as a number of problems in the signal system is effective, he said. Karaman, especially Eskişehir transition is more difficult than Marmaray said.
Stating that the line will cost 4 billion dollars, Karaman stressed that this is a loan of 2 billion dollars. Karaman, Ankara-Izmir YHT line between Ankara-Afyonkarahisar said that the construction work is continuing. Karaman said that the lower and upper crossings were made by themselves in the places where the lines crossed.