Ankara-Istanbul High-Speed Train carried many passengers on the first day: Ankara-Istanbul High-Speed Train (YHT) carried around 5 thousand passengers on the first day of the expedition.
Inaugurated by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey's 70-year dream Ankara-Istanbul YHT began last time.
Due to the fact that the flights were free for 1 week and the first expedition coincided with the feast period, the citizens showed great interest, and YHTs made 6 trips, 6 departures and 12 arrivals yesterday. On the first day, approximately 5 thousand passengers used YHT. Citizens formed long queues to buy tickets. The 409-3-day tickets of the YHTs with a passenger capacity of 4 are already sold out.
YHT, which reduces the travel time between Ankara and Istanbul to 3,5 hours, can reach 250 km / h. Ticket prices for Ankara-İstanbul line are determined as 70 lira. Ticket prices will be free for 7 under age, 7 for 12-35 for children, 65 for 35 and 55 for students.