Transportation between Istanbul and Ankara will be reduced to 90 minutes: Lütfi Elvan announced that the YHT line serving between Istanbul and Ankara will be further accelerated and reduced from 3 hours 45 minutes to 90 minutes.
Transport Minister Lüfü Elvan was a guest at CNN Türk. Elvan announced that they will accelerate the High Speed Train, which operates between Ankara and Istanbul, with a new line.
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The high-speed train from Ankara to Istanbul reaches Pendik via Eskişehir. This distance can now be covered between 3.5 hours and 3 hours and 45 minutes. Minister Elvan announced that with the new line to be built, the time will be shortened by more than half.
NEW LINE's ROUTE
The line will run directly from Istanbul to Ankara. The minister said that the new line will pass between Sincan Köseköy. He stated that the feasibility studies that it will be connected with the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge to be built in Köseköy have also been completed. He explained that they shared the project with private companies so that the project could be built with the build-operate-transfer model.
SPEED WILL BE MORE HIGH
Lütfi Elvan stated that the high-speed train on the new line will speed 350 kilometers and will travel between Ankara and Istanbul between 1 hour 15 minutes and 1 and a half hours.
ISTANBUL WILL NOT BE A AIRCRAFT
Lütfi Elvan stated that when the project is implemented, there will be no need for flights between Ankara and Istanbul anymore. Elvan underlined that an average of 2,5 hours was lost for landing on the plane, and that this would be saved with the new line.
COME TO BUS
Lütfi Elven said that when the project is implemented, those who will travel between Ankara and Istanbul will not prefer buses or their own vehicles.
MEGA PROJECT MANAGEMENT
1 reported that they planned to announce a surprise, mega project that will relax Istanbul traffic in the month.
ISTANBUL TRAFFIC WILL RAHAT
Elvan said, “We are working on some projects aimed at relieving the traffic of Istanbul again. We are working on a project that will make the traffic more relaxing and give breathing to our citizens, especially for the segments where large masses of people travel from one point to another. Maybe we are planning to explain it with our Prime Minister, we need some time. We think we will be open within 1 month. It is a surprising project that will relieve the traffic of Istanbul, a mega project and a project that will significantly ease the traffic in Istanbul. " he spoke.