Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train (YHT) Line found in the construction.
İR ANKARA-SİVAS, THE MOST IMPORTANT CUTTING OF THE IRON SILK ROAD “
Stating that the project is included in the first 100-day action program of the Presidential Government System and until the end of this year, infrastructure and superstructure works will be completed and trial runs will start in 2019, and pointed out that the line is located in the middle corridor of the Iron Silk Road connecting Europe to the Far East. He stated that it constitutes one of the most important parts of the transportation corridor from Edirne to Kars.
“ANKARA-SİVAS TRANSPORTATION WILL DECREASE IN 2 HOURS”
Turhan emphasized that the project will be integrated with the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line and the Iron Silk Road, not only with Sivas but also following Erzincan and Erzurum.
“The investment cost of our project is 9 billion 749 million liras. Our trains will operate at an operating speed of 250 kilometers per hour. Transportation between Ankara and Sivas will be reduced to 2 hours. We will provide convenience for our passengers who will travel on the Ankara-Sivas line, both economically and in travel time. ”
2003 91 has been invested in the XNUMX billion liras since today, pointing out that an important part of these investments are high-speed train projects.
“YHT COMFORT WILL COME TO PROVINCES IN THE EAST OF ANKARA”
Turhan, a thousand 213 kilometers high-speed railway line has been opened to service so far, the Ankara-Izmir and Ankara-Sivas YHT lines, especially a thousand 889 kilometers high-speed, one thousand 480 kilometers and 612 kilometers of the conventional total 3 thousand kilometers over a thousand kilometers the studies are continuing.
Emphasizing that the Ankara-Sivas YHT Project will bring high-speed train comfort to the provinces in the east of Ankara, Turhan said:
“This project will be connected to Kayseri. It will extend to Mersin, Gaziantep and Diyarbakır through the Konya line. It will reach Samsun again through Delice. These are projects that will bring important conveniences in the lives of our country and our people, and enable our underdeveloped regions to develop rapidly with rapid transportation. ”