Major Changes in Ankara-Konya and Konya-Istanbul YHT Lines

Major Changes in Ankara-Konya and Konya-Istanbul YHT Line: Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), the accounts for the General Directorate of 2013-2014 year Parliamentary State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Commission were absolved. TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın“Since 2009, when we commissioned YHT lines in our country, 26,5 million passengers have traveled with YHTs. There have been major changes in favor of YHT in passenger transportation on the Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya and Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul lines where we operate YHT.
TCDD General Manager who made a presentation at the meeting of the Assembly KIT Commission İsa Apaydın, 13 electric train set, 117 diesel train set, 80 electric and 125 diesel outline locomotive, 436 bin 19 freight cars and 88 passenger wagons.
Apay, the 12 thousand 532 3 thousand kilometers of the 938 thousand 4 kilometers of electricity, the 822 thousand XNUMX kilometers of the signal is reported.
Apaydın stated that the importance of high speed trains increased as the value of time increased in the globalizing world.
“Since 2009, when we commissioned YHT lines in our country, 26,5 million passengers have traveled with YHTs. There have been major changes in favor of YHT in passenger transportation on the Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya and Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul lines where we operate YHT. The number of passengers transported by rail between Ankara and Eskişehir increased from 8 percent to 72 percent with the YHT, and also YHTs created 12 percent new demand. "
With the reduction of energy costs together with YHT, contributing to the country's economy, Apaydın stated that benefits for a cleaner environment have been achieved through the prevention of accidents, reduction of deaths and injuries, reduction of material damage and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.
Apaydın, 2023 YHT projects completed, after the opening of the lines of traffic to reduce traffic on the road and use less energy annually 161 million dollars will be saved in energy savings. Apaydin also said that the cost of traffic accidents with the vehicles to be withdrawn from the traffic will cost around 571 million dollars.
Apaydın stated that when the ongoing YHT and HT lines are completed, it is estimated that the total economic benefit YHTs will bring to the country will be at the level of 824 million dollars annually. has been. In addition, two of the 250 very high-speed train sets that can speed up to 12 kilometers per hour have been supplied, and the remaining 300 will be supplied and given to the business within the year. used the expression.
Apaydın pointed out that the first domestic diesel train set ANADOLU Project was implemented in order to provide a faster and more comfortable service to passengers in short and medium distance transportation, to reduce the operating cost and to increase the share in passenger transportation, and stated that 52 of the 24 sets within the scope of the project were produced and put into service.
Remaining that the rest of the production of the 28 set continues, Apaydın reported that the percentage of 35 that started with 42 reached XNUMX.
May 1, 2013 Turkey Rail Liberalization of the Transportation Law on the entry into force reminiscent of Apaydin, said that the law TCDD rail infrastructure operator restructured in order to make passenger and freight transport is established as TCDD subsidiaries that TCDD Transportation AŞ established, Trading on the Turkish railway infrastructure companies established in Turkey according to the Law freight and passenger trains operating could become stressed.
Apaydın pointed out that the process of restructuring has reached its final stage.
- "State money was not wasted"
Answering the criticism and questions of the commission members following his presentation, Apaydın said that the state's money was not squandered in the preparation and implementation of the projects, and that there could be changes in the ground studies during the implementation of the projects.
Stating that the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line ends in Pendik, Apaydın HalkalıHe mentioned that the rehabilitation works of the suburban train line extending to Turkey were carried out by the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments. Stating that these studies are closely followed, Apaydın noted that the studies will be completed within two years.
After the meeting, the accounts of TCDD General Directorate for the years 2013-2014 were released. The subsidiaries of General Directorate of Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. (TULOMSAS), Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. (TÜVASAŞ) and Turkey Railway Machines Industry AŞ (TÜDEMSAŞ) a portion of the accounts for 2013-2014 were discharged, was presented to the general opinion thereon.

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    1. Bandırma Balıkesir Kütahya, which will be completed by the end of June, will be attained by one of the largest districts, which are as big as these cities, due to the fast and comfortable flights in connection with the Eskişehir Highways from Bandırma to Balıkesir. When the electrification works in Balıkesir İzmir DY, which is still in progress, are completed, transportation of YHT trains between İzmir and ankara will be possible on 7.5-8 hours. Also planned Bandırma Bursa Ayazma Osmanman line should be extended to Çanakkale after Bandırma where no geographical obstruction is possible.

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