Ankara İzmir YHT 2022 Year Completes; Minister of Transport and Infrastructure 2020 year budget discussed in the Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission made a presentation to the Minister Turhan, the last 17 annually, 137.5 billion pounds of railways investment has been reported.
Turhan stated that they started to operate High Speed Train (YHT) as of 2009 and that they renewed existing conventional lines as well as new line construction. “In the year 2020, we will prepare an efficient operating model with newly acquired YHT sets and we will shorten the travel time by half an hour on express flights on Ankara-Istanbul line.”
Turhan stated that they emphasize the liberalization of the railways and said that they aim to increase competition and increase the share of railways in passenger and freight transportation.
Turhan pointed out that there was an increase in freight transport with the renewal of the main lines.
Turhan pointed out that the share of private sector freight transportation on the railway approached to 11 this year, and that freight transportation would increase both with electricity and signal projects and the transportation costs would decrease.
“Ankara-Sivas YHT 2020 is planned to be commissioned in the first half of the year”
Turhan said that Ankara-Sivas YHT line has achieved physical progress in 94 percent in infrastructure construction works. Thus the railway travel time will decrease from 2020 hours to 12 hours. ”
“Ankara-Izmir YHT 2022 is completed at the end of the year”
Turhan, Ankara-Izmir high-speed railway construction work continues in all sections, said:
“We aim to complete the Polatlı-Afyonkarahisar section at the end of 2021, and Afyonkarahisar-İzmir section at the end of 2022. We will reduce the rail travel time between Ankara and Izmir from 14 hours to YHT and 3 hours to 30 minutes. 56 kilometer Bursa-Gölbaşı-Yenişehir section 73 percent progress in infrastructure work. With the completion of Bursa-Yenişehir between 2022 at the end of 2023, both Ankara-Bursa and Bursa-Istanbul will be approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.
"Halkalı- Kapıkule high speed train line construction continues ”
Minister Turhan, Halkalı - 153 kilometer Kapıkule- which will be constructed with the support of IPA of Kapıkule High Speed LineÇerkezköy the construction of the sector continues, Halkalı-Çerkezköy said that the tender process is continuing.
Ilk The first transit train arriving from China to Europe by crossing the Marmaray showed the importance of its investments. ”
Turhan stated that the first freight train traveling from China to Europe using Baku-Tbilisi-Kars and Marmaray lines traveled the 11 thousand 500 kilometers of railway route in a day. that it is better understood.
Turhan explained that they produced and towed vehicles locally and nationally. “We established the Aluminum Body Production Factory in Adapazarı for high speed train and urban rail system vehicles and put into service in June. We aim to accelerate our domestic and national railway move with the Rail Transportation Technologies Institute we have established. ”
Gebze with Marmaray-Halkalı Time between 185 minutes to 115 minutes
5 9 the rail project undertaken by the Ministry in the province contribute to Turkey's economy 15,5 billion pounds voicing Turhan provide, "Daily 285 373 thousand Seferle mean that people travel Gebze-Halkalı With the commencement of the commuter train line, the time elapsed on the road decreased from 185 minutes to 115 minutes. Some days we have passed 500 thousand and even our goal is to carry 700 thousand passengers. A significant portion of Istanbul's urban rail system network has been undertaken by our ministry. Bulundu
Turhan, after the Marmaray and Eurasia, the new tunnel under the Bosphorus, the new tunnel, the Great Istanbul Tunnel pointed out that they have completed the study, "6,5 million passengers will use the total 11 different rail system line will connect." He said.