Travel Time Will Be Shortened in Ankara Istanbul YHT Line

travel time on ankara istanbul yht line will be shortened
travel time on ankara istanbul yht line will be shortened

Travel Time Will Be Shorter on Ankara YHT Line; Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan, Ankara-Istanbul line with high-speed train (YHT) will shorten the transportation time in the first phase of Doğançay ripage will be put into service at the end of next year, the tunnel between the two cities completed the travel time between the two cities reported that travel time will be reduced to 4 hours.

Minister Turhan, thanks to combined transport operations launched by the YHT 13 provinces and Turkey said it benefited from comfortable and fast transportation of 42 percent of the population.

To date, 52 has welcomed more than million passengers, said that the satisfaction rate of passengers traveling by trains 98 percent Turhan, YHT operating in the total 1213 kilometer network, 22 thousand thousand 25 thousand passengers per day, said the service.

Recalling that YHT business started with Ankara-Eskişehir line in 2009 and continued with Ankara-Konya lines in 2011, Eskişehir-Konya in 2013 and Eskişehir-Istanbul and Konya-Istanbul lines in 2014, Turhan said that these services were carried out with 19 YHT sets. He stated that the first of 12 train sets ordered to be delivered and that he will start to serve next year.

5 viaduct construction completed

Emphasizing that the number of passengers carried by YHTs will increase with the introduction of trains to be delivered one month each month, Turhan noted that the construction works are continuing in Doğançay's archaeological work on the Sapanca-Geyve line of Sakarya under the Ankara-Istanbul YHT Project.

Turhan gave the following information about the project: “Doğançay ripple, which will shorten the transportation on the Ankara-Istanbul line by approximately 30 minutes, consists of 3 stages. The first phase of the ripple, which is 14 kilometers long, is planned to be completed and commissioned by the end of 2020. Thus, it is aimed to shorten the travel time between Ankara and Istanbul by 10 minutes. When all stages of the tunnel come into service, travel time between two cities will decrease from 4,5 hours to 4 hours. ”

Round trip length of the 28 kilometer in the ripage 2 culvert, 8 underpass and overpass indicating that Turhan, the first section of the project, the excavation and coating of tunnels and the main line and conventional connection 5 viaduct construction is complete, he said.

Turhan, superstructure, electrification, signaling and telecommunication work also reported that the progress of 15 percent.

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