High Speed Train Impact on Economy: With the introduction of High Speed Train between Eskişehir and Istanbul, the number of economic opportunities and tourism will increase in Eskişehir. With the opening of the High Speed Train (YHT) line, which will reduce the transportation between Eskişehir and Istanbul to 1,5-2 hours, the city economy is expected to be positively affected by the increase in industrial investments, economic opportunities and the number of tourists in Eskişehir.
Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (ESO) President War Özaydemir, AA said in a statement reporters, according to many other major countries of first arrival of 1825 began in rail transport in the UK Anatolia in the world is premature, he said 1856 year met with the railways of Turkey from that day to this day He emphasized that it is one of the rare countries that has switched from steam locomotive to high-speed train.
Opened for the first time in Eskişehir-Ankara High Speed Train in Turkey's most important leg of the timely completion of the section between Eskisehir-Istanbul at the beginning stating that their greatest desire is Özaydemir, he said:
'We hope that this service, which will play a critical role in increasing the industrial investments in Eskişehir, will be put into service this year as expected. The High Speed Train investment between Eskişehir and Ankara, which was put into service at the beginning of 2009, also contributed to the increase of our regional industrial and commercial power. The fact that the second part of the high-speed train between Eskişehir and Istanbul was put into service in the period designed in 2014 without any delay, the economic contribution of the railway to our province will come true. In particular, in recent years, especially Istanbul, especially Izmit and Adapazari, such as the current industry, especially Eskişehir, the most important institutions in the direction of the referral of the decision to move to the important institutions will gain a more important basis.
Production will move to Eskisehir instead of Istanbul
Özaydemir, with the introduction of the high-speed train between Eskisehir-Istanbul 2 hour of transportation will be reduced by touching this direction, Eskişehir in this direction almost become a suburb of Istanbul said.
Naturally, due to the fact that the infrastructure facilities offered to investors are complete and cheap, Özaydemir said that most of the new industrial investments are expected to shift to the Eskişehir Organized Industrial Zone (OIZ), ın In fact, some of the medium sized companies that make production in Istanbul in recent years are They prefer OSB and plan to direct their production in Istanbul to Eskişehir over time. OS