Speed Train Line to Turkey Wrap: Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train (YHT) YHT line length in operation with the opening of the line will reach 1420 kilometers.
Turkey for the first time on March 13, 2009 with the opening of the Ankara-Eskişehir line speed train (YHT) was introduced. The second high-speed railway line started in 2011 to serve in Turkey. The Eskişehir-Konya YHT line was opened on 23 March 2013. YHTs have attracted great interest from citizens since the day it was put into service. To date, the number of passengers carried by YHT has exceeded 15 million.
Completed and ongoing high-speed and fast rail projects, cities and cities between the cities can be made to be able to make day travel to be the suburb of each other.
In this context, the construction of the Ankara-Sivas YHT Project, which will reduce the travel time from 405 hours to 10 hours by rail and 2 hours from Istanbul to Sivas, within a distance of 5 kilometers between Ankara and Sivas, continues.
Bursa-Ankara and Bursa-Istanbul between the 2 hour will reduce to 15 minutes Bursa-Bilecik-Ankara High Speed Railway Project within the scope of the pipeline of the 105-kilometer Bursa-Yenişehir section of the infrastructure is being constructed, the construction of Yenisehir-Bilecik 75 kilometer section will start this year.
Meanwhile, Turkey's third largest city 3 kilometers will bring together two of the Ankara-Izmir YHT Project was projected into 624 sections.
Infrastructure construction work continues in Ankara (Polatlı) - Afyonkarahisar section. Afyonkarahisar Uşak (Eşme) section will be awarded the construction tender this year. The project works of Eşme-Salihli, Salihli-Manisa, Manisa-İzmir (Menemen) section continue. When the project is completed, travel time between Ankara and Izmir by rail will decrease from 14 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes.
High-speed train projects as well as high-speed train projects are also going on. The tender for the first phase of the Sivas-Erzincan High Speed Railway Project was completed.
Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla-Mersin-Adana-Osmaniye-Gaziantep High Speed Train Project in Konya-Karaman and Adana-Gaziantep construction works between the construction works in other departments continues.
Bilecik-Bursa, Ankara-Izmir, Ankara-Sivas high-speed rail and Konya-Karaman, Sivas-Erzincan high-speed rail lines in the short-term, almost half of the country's population live in the 17 high-speed rail network will be connected with each other.
Treasury Guarantee is coming
On the other hand, Turkey's State Railways 2014 - 2018 year investment program in the field of large projects coming under the Treasury guarantee. With the amendment to the law, the external financing of high-speed train projects is provided by the Treasury.
Thus, Treasury will be borrowed instead of TCDD. In the "Proposal for Restructuring of Some Public Receivables and Amendments to Some Laws and Decree Laws" submitted to the Parliament Presidency on Tuesday, signed by Ak Party deputies, TCDD's high-speed train was included in the provision regarding the project's financing.