Konya-Adana High Speed Line Comes Down to 3 Hours: The foundation of the Konya-Adana High Speed Train Project is being laid today. TCDD General Directorate made a written statement on the subject.
Travel time between Konya and Karaman, which is 1 hour 13 minutes, will be reduced to 40 minutes with the activation of the new line. With the completion of the project, it will be possible to go from Konya to Adana in 3 hours.
The foundation of the Konya-Karaman section, the first phase of the Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla-Yenice-Adana High Speed Train Project, will be laid with the participation of the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Lütfi Elvan, at the Karaman Station today.
FIRST STAGE 120 KILOMETER
According to the written statement made by the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD), maximum 120 kilometers per hour for passenger trains and 65 kilometers per hour for freight trains, the Konya-Karaman line of 102 will be made in accordance with the high-speed trains. In addition, the 200 level crossing, 73 underpass and 13 overpass will be completed.
40 WILL BE COMPLETED
Konya-Karaman high speed train line, which is located on the southern axis of High Speed and High Speed Train projects that continue with Ankara-Konya, Eskişehir and Istanbul, is considered as the first link of the high speed train network that will extend to Adana, Mersin, Osmaniye, Gaziantep and Mardin. The project, which is planned to be completed in 40 months, is aimed to open the new line in the first 16 months.
STEPS TO STEP
While it is aimed that train traffic will not be interrupted during the construction works of the second line, it is planned to provide train traffic from the existing line, as in Europe, after the new line is completed, the train traffic will be taken on the new line and the infrastructure and superstructure of the existing line will be renewed. Thus, the speed of the existing line will be increased to 200 kilometers per hour.
HIGH SPEED CONNECTION
The increase in the speed of the route, the travel time between Ankara and Adana on the Ankara-Adana passenger transportation between the Ankara-Konya-Karaman-Ulukisla can be provided in a shorter time, Istanbul-Eskisehir-Afyonkarahisar-Konya-Adana-Mersin between the load and passenger transport is also important increase.
ANKARA 2 WATCH 10 MINUTES
Konya-Karaman between the current situation with the DMU sets 1 hours 13 minutes of the new time of the trip time will go into the 40 minutes. Ankara-Karaman 2 hours 10 minutes, Eskisehir-Karaman 2 hours 50 minutes, Eskisehir-Istanbul YHT line will be Karaman-Istanbul 4 hours. When the Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla-Yenice-Adana High Speed Train Project, which is integrated with other high-speed and high-speed train projects, is completed, the 1 hours between Konya-Ulukışla and 30 will be available at 3 hour between Konya and Adana.