The history of railways in Turkey, began on September 23, 1856 with the concession of 130 km Izmir-Aydin railway line. Now, it serves the Turkish people with a line length of thousands of kilometers.
line length of railways in Turkey is increasing every year. Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) announced that according to statistics, in 1994, 8 thousand 452 kilometer railway trunk line length, the year of 2018, 12 thousand 740 kilometers out.
The length of the High Speed Train (YHT) lines was 2009 kilometers in 397. Between 2010-2013 888 kilometers of YHT line length 2014-2018 years in the thousand thousand 213 kilometers recorded.
The number of people traveling from YHT to 2009 has reached approximately 45 million.
In which province is the longest railway?
The statistics shared by TCDD included railway lengths by provinces.
Ankara ranks first with 823 kilometers in length of railway. It is followed by Konya with 688 kilometers, Eskişehir with 622 kilometers and Sivas with 618 kilometers.
The distribution according to age rails in Turkey as follows:
0-10 years - Percent 79
11-20 - Percent 11
21-30 - Percent 5
31 and above - Percent 5
Source: TRT Haber