419 passengers will be transported in Ankara-Istanbul YHT route in one time: 40 passengers will be able to move between Ankara and Istanbul in three hours in 419 minutes. There will be four different categories of tickets for six-wagon trains.
The Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train line opened between Ankara and Istanbul for a three-hour 40 minute.
Ankara-Eskişehir section of 533 kilometers of Ankara-İstanbul YHT line of 245 kilometers was put into service at 2009.
There will be nine stops in Polatlı, Eskişehir, Bozüyük, Bilecik, Pamukova, Sapanca, İzmit, Gebze and Pendik.
In the first phase, the last stop will be Pendik and then the station will reach Söğütlüçeşme station.
Connecting the line to Marmaray in Istanbul at 2015 and Halkalıis planned to reach.
12 expedition per day
Even in the first place six rounds of six arrival per day will be held mutual 12.
Expeditions will start at 06.00 from Ankara and 06.15 from Istanbul.
There will be six wagons on high-speed trains that will work in Ankara-Istanbul route.
The 419 seats of the train, which can carry 55 passengers in one time, are in business class, 354 is in first class and eight are in cafeteria and two seats are reserved for disabled.
Four billion dollars
The cost of the line, which costs a total of four billion dollars, between Köseköy and Gebze was made with an EU grant of 150 million euros.
The price of the YHT ticket between Istanbul and Ankara, which will go to 250 hourly hour, will start at 70 liras.
Tickets will be in four separate classes: economy-food-free, economy-dining, business-food-free and business-dining.
Even at certain days and hours ticket prices will change.
The official opening of the line will be held in 18.30 at the Istanbul Pendik Station.