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October 30, 1897 Egyptian Supreme Commissioner Ahmet Muhtar Pasha proposed to start the shymnifer line from Damascus to Suez Canal and Konya to Damascus immediately after the failure he wrote to Sultan Abdulhamid. i was handled in Vükela. The necessity of the line was confirmed.
With the October 30, 1918 Mondros Armistice, the Entente States seized all German railways and the Germans were sent to their countries. The French occupied the Konya-Adana-Aleppo-Nusaybin- and the British occupied the Haydarpaşa-Ankara and Eskişehir-Konya lines. The Taurus tunnels were also under the control of the Entente States. Ottoman guard continents in Hicaz, Asir, Yemen, Syria and Iraq required surrender to the nearest Allied Powers. Thus, he broke with the Middle East Ottoman State together with Hicaz Railway. Except the Erzurum-Sarıkamış-Border line, 8343 km of railways were built during the Ottoman period, 4587 km of these lines remained outside the borders of the country, and on this date, 3756 km of companies were 356 km from the Russians, a total of 4112 km. There was a railroad. The number of all locomotives available was 280, the number of passenger wagons was 720, and the freight car was 4500. 25 percent of them were in need of repair. Fuel was the most important problem. 31.428 people were needed to provide uninterrupted fuel demand.
October 30, 1937 New Ankara Station was opened. The architect of the station is Sekip Sabri Akalın, 25 years old.
30 October 2017 century project esi Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line opened.
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TCDD Tasimacilik AS suspended the High Speed Train (YHT), regional train and mainline train services, which were suspended due to the coronavirus epidemic. YHT services, which have opened in the past months, continue in a controlled manner, but there is still no improvement as to when the regional train and mainline train services will start! TCDD Tasimacilik plans to restart flights on some of these lines as of March 23, 2021. Request detail ...
During the pandemic process, passengers can only use the High Speed Train. Apart from this, all other passenger transport trains are out of service. For details Click here...
Eastern Express and Touristic East Express flights cannot be made due to the pandemic!
Ticket prices are offered for sale for one-way 480 lira for one person and 600 lira for two. In order to buy discounted tickets, 20% discount is offered to those who buy round-trip and 'young tickets' on both trains. Young people between the ages of 13-26 can benefit from the 'young ticket' discount.
Apart from this, teachers, military passengers, groups of at least 12 people, those with a press card, disabled people, children between the ages of 12-18 and their spouses who work in TCDD and retire will receive 20 percent discount, 65 percent discount over 50 and free travel for TCDD employees. .
|Full (Single)||480.00 tbsp|
|Full (Two People)||600.00 tbsp|
|Young (Single)||384.00 tbsp|
|Young (Double)||489.00 tbsp|
|Over 65 (Single)||240.00 tbsp|
|Over 65 (Double)||300.00 tbsp|
HEPP Code Travel Permit Document Does Not Substitute! You need to buy both HES codes and travel permit documents. TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş shared a video about how to get High Speed Train (YHT) tickets with the code obtained from Hayat Eve Sığar (HEPP) application. In the video, the citizens who have “Travel Permit Certificate” are also told how to get tickets with the code they received through Hayat Eve Sığar (HEPP) application. For video and picture narration Click here...
Write HES and leave a space between them, respectively; You can get HES code for foreigners by writing nationality (IRN) passport number, date of birth (in Year) surname and lastly the number of days and sending an SMS to 2023. For details Click here ...
Traveling on Ankara-Kırıkkale-Kayseri-Sivas-Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars route and 1310 kmCompleting the road in 24.5 hours (1 day 30 minutes), Doğu Ekspresi stops at many stations. The average speed, including stops, is approximately 55 km / h. The maximum speed reached by the train is 80 km / h.
There are also two toilets in the sleeping car. The situation may change, as the number of people traveling in couchette and pulman wagons is high.
It exits Ankara and reaches Kars from Kırıkkale, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzincan and Erzurum. Waiting for 5-10 minutes at the central stations, the Eastern Express departs from Ankara Station every day at 17.55 and arrives at Kars Station at 18.30 the next day and stops at the following main stations:
According to the Train Machinist Regulation, the mechanics course is given only by organizations authorized by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. This is clearly stated in the 31th article of the TRAIN MECHANIST REGULATION on 2016 December 20:
ARTICLE 20 - (1) Train driver's license and / or train driver's trainer training is given by the railway training and examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(2) Train driver's license exam is administered by the Ministry and / or the railway examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(3) Train driver's badge exam is administered by the railway training and examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(4) The procedures and principles regarding the qualifications of the railway training and examination center are determined by the Ministry.
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