Book tickets for Istanbul-Ankara high-speed trains

Istanbul-Ankara high-speed train tickets for ticket reservation: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan, today with the explanation of the Istanbul-Ankara YHT, ie high-speed train services would be happy to share a news shared. In the second half of May, high-speed train services will begin to be announced, it was said that those who want to buy tickets can make a reservation.

Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, announced that the Istanbul-Ankara YHT flights will start in the second half of May.

Minister Elvan met with Sudan's Minister of Economy and Finance Bader Eldin Mahmoud Abbas and Sudan Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid in his office at the Ministry.

Answering the questions of journalists during the meeting, Minister Elvan said that the Istanbul-Ankara High Speed ​​Train Expeditions will be held in May of 2. half of the opening will be started by expressing both the start and the voyages will be noted.


The measurement tests of the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line were carried out with the Piri Reis Train, one of the 5-6 test trains in the world. Piri Reis performs catenary-pantograph interaction, accelerometric vibration measurement and road geometry measurements starting from 60 kilometers per hour. Then, the measurements, which continue at a rate of 80, 100, 120, 140 kilometers per hour, are completed by reaching a speed of 275 kilometers per hour. Thanks to the measurements, problems in the line are detected and eliminated. In other words, the Piri Reis Train pulled the "MR" of the line.

35 million pounds of YHT on the set of 14 million liras additional spending on the measurement devices installed Piri Reis, 50 can do different measurements.

276 kilometer of Ankara-İstanbul YHT line was opened in Ankara-Eskişehir section in 2009. 266 kilometers between Eskişehir and Pendik will be ready for service after signaling, road and catenary tests are completed with Piri Reis Train.


With the launch of the YHT line, which will reduce the trip between Ankara and Istanbul to 3 hours, the railway share, which is 10 percent in passenger transportation, is expected to increase to 78 percent.

Ankara-Istanbul YHT line consists of 9 stops, Polatlı, Eskişehir, Bozüyük, Bilecik, Pamukova, Sapanca, Izmit, Gebze and Pendik. The last stop will be integrated into Marmaray with the suburban line in Pendik. When the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line is put into service, the travel time between the two cities will decrease to 3 hours and the travel time between Ankara and Gebze will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Ankara-Istanbul YHT line is expected to serve approximately 50 thousand, 17 million passengers per year.

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