First Train in Ankara YHT Station Welcomed President Erdoğan: Ankara's giant project Ankara High Speed Train Station was put into service. The total 8 floor will be connected to the city, Ankara, Başkentray and Keçiören subways.
Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) Station opening ceremony was held with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan stated that Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) Train Station will serve 50 thousand people and 15 million people a day. whatsoever from anywhere in Turkey, from Ankara YHT Station, which can be easily spent time here, you will be able to travel, and passengers will be able to meet their farewell, "he said.
“ANKARA YHT GARI WILL SERVE 15 MILLION PEOPLE PER YEAR”
Arslan stated that the railways became a state policy and that the Ankara-Konya, Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-İzmir and Ankara-Sivas lines will be opened and will be opened one after another and used the expressions of “50 thousand people will be served daily at Ankara YHT Station”.
Ankara YHT Station, which is constructed considering national and international standards, will be connected to Ankaray, Başkentray and Keçiören metro lines. The new station, which has been taken care of preserving its historical value and built without touching the existing Ankara Station, will take its place among the prestigious works of TCDD and Başkent Ankara with its architecture, social facilities and ease of transportation.
Built by Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model for the first time by TCDD and completed annually in 2, the 19 will be operated by the Ankara Railway Station (ATG) for a period of 7 months and will be transferred to TCDD in 2036.
The 50 platform and 12 railway line, where the 3 YHT set can dock, is available for up to 6 thousand passengers per day. Ankara YHT Station, 194 thousand 460 square covered area with basement and ground floors, including a total of 8 floors.
The Ankara YHT Station, which was built on the land between Celal Bayar Boulevard and the existing railway station, was planned not only as a transportation station but also as a shopping, accommodation, meeting center and meeting point in the most central part of the city.
Ankara YHT Station, which has an investment value of 235 million dollars, has 134 hotel rooms, 12 leasable offices and 217 leasable commercial areas.
In addition to the units for transportation services, there are shops, commercial areas, cafes-restaurants, business offices, multi-purpose halls, masjid, first in Ankara YHT Station where a total of 850 vehicles parking lot will be provided, of which 60 are closed and 910 are open. Aid and security units and social and cultural facilities such as hotels.
Garda TCDD services were provided with a total area of 5 square meters, 690 ticket office for disabled people, a total of 1 ticket sales booths, 27 work offices and a parking lot for 28 vehicles, 2 of which belong to the disabled. In this area, there is also a counseling, meeting room, staff rest room, dining hall, waiting room, left-luggage unit, kitchen and warehouse unit, technical room, material and cleaning room, dispatcher room, control room and guard room.