Konya Istanbul High Speed ​​Train Expeditions Started

📩 01/12/2018 16:10

Konya, Istanbul YHT Trips Start Konya-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as well as Interior Minister Ejkar Ala, Youth and Sports Minister Aquifer Chagatay Sword, Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lutfi Elvan, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Culture and Tourism Omer Celik, former Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yildirim, also attended the 17 December 2014 on Wednesday at a ceremony held in Konya Gar.

Speaking at the ceremony, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the ancient capital of the Anatolian Seljuk State and the ancient capital of the Ottoman state of Istanbul, Istanbul, the high-speed train connected with, two ancient capital, vuslatını realized that they have realized.

Reminding that in 2009, Ankara, the capital of the Republic, and Eskişehir, the capital of the Turkish world, Ankara and Konya in 2011, and Konya and Eskişehir in 2013, with the High Speed ​​Train, Erdoğan,

“In 2014, Ankara, Eskişehir and Istanbul met. Today, we add Konya and Istanbul to this beautiful ring. Spiritual architects of Istanbul, especially His Holiness Eyüp Sultan, are today embracing Konya's spiritual architects, especially His Holiness Mevlana. Longing is turning into vuslat today. As of today, the distance between Konya and Istanbul is neither 10 hours, nor 13 hours… 4 hours and 15 minutes. I hope it will go further down in a short time. " said.

Vuslatin 741. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu emphasized that they came to Konya with the three beautiful means of the first time for the President of Konya to come to Konya with the title of President for the first time and the rapid train service between Konya and Istanbul came to Konya and said defa Vuslat always comes with beautiful gifts. Spiritual cleansing, along with spiritual renewal, comes with material improvements and material renewals. Vuslat hosted many beautiful openings on the occasion of Konya. Now, our first capital in Anatolia, the capital of the Seljuk capital of Konya and the Cihan State and the most important in the global era, one of the central cities of global cities Istanbul, is connected with each other. ' Davutoglu continued:

Uz In fact, we meet many meetings together. The spiritual meeting with Vuslat, the beautiful meeting between our first capital and our ancient capital with this fast train. This is in fact a beautiful symbol of national unity and solidarity. In the period of our rulings, we launched the 13 February 2009, Ankara and Eskişehir, 2011 Ankara-Konya, 2013 Eskişehir-Konya and 2014 in July. Now we are connecting Konya and Istanbul with the high speed train. Thus, our first capital, the capital of the State of Cihan and our last capital, the capital of our Republic merged with each other. This is also to create the most beautiful ring of our history from our future to the future. Aynı

1856 in the first Izmir starting railroad our adventure in Aydin, Sultan Abdulhamid II era that continued with the Hejaz and Baghdad railway, in the first period of the Republic explained that given to railways Davutoglu, since 2002 thousand 895 kilometer railway line made all the geography of Turkey stressed that the regions were interconnected.

Expressing that the opening of the Konya-Istanbul line brings another horizon with it, Davutoğlu said, “The line that will extend from Edirne to Gaziantep with the Karaman, Mersin, Gaziantep line, again joins the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line with Marmaray, on the east and west axis, this time, the routes to the interior of Europe, to London… These are all good news of his great future. We are determined to make the central geography of our country the central hub of transportation and logistics lines. We will provide the best travel opportunity for our passengers on the Konya-Istanbul line, as well as in Ankara-Istanbul and other lines. On these railways, we will make our country a real transportation hub between Asia and Europe, between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, between the Middle East, the Balkans and the Caucasus. " he spoke.

Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan pointed out that the travel time of the existing conventional railway line is 13 hours. In his speech, he stated that they will reduce the 13 hour travel time with the Konya-İstanbul High Speed ​​Train to 4 hour 15 minutes.

“When you want to travel by bus, it is 714 kilometers via Ankara and 660 kilometers via Afyon. Total travel time is over 10 hours. Therefore, our fellow townsmen from Konya and Istanbul will hopefully reach our city from one city to another in 4 hours and 15 minutes. " Elvan said: “We are not satisfied with that either. Hopefully, as of the end of January, we are gradually activating our trains speeding up to 300 kilometers per hour. Therefore, the distance between Istanbul and Konya will be less than 4 hours. On the other hand, we have 2800 kilometers of high-speed train and high-speed train lines that we continue to build. With the completion of these lines, our citizens of Konya will have the opportunity to reach from Konya to Izmir in 3 hours and 40 minutes, from Konya to Bursa in 2 hours and 40 minutes, from Konya to Sivas in 3,5 hours.

Stating that they invested 2013 billion liras in railways in 6,5 and this figure increased to 2014 billion liras in 7,5, Elvan stated that they will realize a railway investment of 8,5 billion lira next year and said, "As of 2016, I hope that over 10 billion liras per year By realizing our investments, we will rapidly provide comfortable, easy and economic opportunities to both our citizens and industrialists. We have also started work on building our own high, national high-speed train. We tendered the engineering and industrial design works. Hopefully, with the participation of our President and Prime Minister, we are bringing down our fully domestic, national high-speed train to the rails in 2018, ”he said.

After the speeches, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and ministers, Konya-Istanbul High-Speed ​​Train farewell from Konya.

Konya-İstanbul times Konya

2 departures 2 per day will start to serve as YHTs will move from Konya to 6.10 and 18.35.

YHTs that will be moving from Istanbul (Pendik) to 7.10 and 18.30 hours will serve in Izmit, Arifiye, Bozuyuk, Eskisehir and Konya routes.

With the start of the Konya-Istanbul Expeditions, a new arrangement was made during the expedition and departure times of the High Speed ​​Trains.

According to this; Between Ankara-Istanbul-Ankara daily 10 voyage, Konya-Istanbul-Konya daily between the 4 expedition, Ankara-Konya-Ankara between the daily 14 expedition, Ankara-Eskisehir-Ankara daily 8 expedition between the daily 36 High Speed ​​Train will be made.

Konya-Istanbul tickets

4 hours between Konya and Istanbul will provide transportation in 15 minutes.

In the economy type, 85 TL can be booked with full ticket, while 119 TL can be traveled with full ticket in business type seat type. young, teacher, members of the TSK, 60-64 age, press members, passengers with round-trip tickets at discounted rates, 20-7 aged and 12 passengers over the age of% 65 discount, affordable, environmentally friendly and safe travel he'il have the opportunity.

With the commencement of the Konya-Istanbul flights, YHT passengers will be introduced to the ası PLUS baş service, which is being offered in Istanbul – Istanbul High Speed ​​Trains. Passengers traveling in the Business and Economy department will have the opportunity to have breakfast and dinner in the morning service for 15 TL.


President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the opening of the Konya-İstanbul High Speed ​​Train (YHT) line. Erdogan announced that the high speed train between Konya and Istanbul will provide free service during 1 week.

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