İzmir Ankara Blue Train, which is preferred due to its route with natural landscapes, economy and comfort, hosts 3 stops in 6 regions and 43 cities. The pleasant journey is completed in 14,5 hours. Some use trains because they are comfortable and cheap, while others use trains simply because they are enjoyable.
The Izmir Blue Train, which shuttles between Izmir and Ankara, contains all of these factors. The Izmir Blue Train, which leaves Izmir's famous Basmane Station, reaches Ankara Station, another historical building, after a journey of 3 regions, 6 cities and 43 stops.
İzmir Blue Train, which reaches Ankara after İzmir, Manisa, Balıkesir, Kütahya and Eskişehir respectively, covers 824 kilometers in 14,5 hours. Izmir Blue Train has been in service since May 17, 1983. İzmir Blue Train, which offers the opportunity to watch many natural beauties on its 824-kilometer route, is shown as one of the important train routes that can be compared with the Eastern Express.
Blue Train Route
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Diesel and electric locomotives
Two types of locomotives are used during the journey on the train. Diesel or electric locomotives.
While electric locomotives are used between İzmir and Balıkesir, diesel locomotives are used between Balıkesir-Kütahya due to the renewal of electrical installations.
After this stage, electric locomotives are again activated between Kütahya and Ankara.