Works on YHT Projects Full Gas: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that the infrastructure works in YHT between Ankara and Sivas reached 75 percent. Turkey's side of a four-speed train (HT) and High Speed Train (YHT) bakanarsl stating that connects with the line, "Until now, the construction of 213 thousand kilometers YHT line was completed. Construction of the 3 thousand kilometer YHT and HT line continues. In addition, we are continuing the study and project studies of 5 kilometers of YHT and HT lines. ” Underlining that the investment allowance allocated for railways for this year is over 277 billion liras, Arslan said, “We are especially making our investments to create the high-speed train and high-speed train infrastructure of our country.” said.
ANKARA-IZMIR LINE IN 2019
Arslan stated that they are continuing their work at Ankara-Afyonkarahisar-Uşak-Manisa-İzmir YHT line, which are under construction, and that they are planning to complete the construction of the line in 2019. Explaining that the construction continues on the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Yozgat-Sivas YHT line, which is one of the most important rings of the uninterrupted railway project from Beijing to London with the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Railway project, Arslan said, “We anticipate the completion of the project by the end of 2018. Infrastructure work at the YHT project, which will reduce Ankara-Sivas to 405 kilometers, has reached the level of 75 percent. ” said.