419 passengers will be transported on the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line at a time: 40 passengers will be transported at a time on the high-speed train line that will take between Ankara and Istanbul in three hours and 419 minutes. There will be four different categories on the tickets of the six-carriage trains.
The Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train line, which will reduce the distance between Ankara and Istanbul to three hours and 40 minutes, was opened.
The 533-kilometer Ankara-Eskişehir section of the 245-kilometer Ankara-Istanbul YHT line was put into service in 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 at 18.30 in Istanbul Pendik Station with a ceremony.