High Speed Train Lines Under Construction 1.889 Kilometers; Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara-Eskisehir-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya-Istanbul routes, approximately 52 million travels said.
Turhan said, “We have carried nearly 200 million passengers on all railways only this year. We are currently continuing the construction of a total of 1.889 kilometers of High Speed Train Line between Ankara-İzmir and Ankara-Sivas. In addition to the High Speed Train lines, we also build high speed train lines where cargo and passenger transportation can be carried out together. Bursa-Bilecik, Konya-Karaman-Niğde-Mersin-Adana, Osmaniye-Gaziantep, Çerkezköy-We are continuing the construction works on 1.626 kilometers of fast railway line, namely Kapikule and Sivas-Zara. A total of 429 kilometers of railway construction continues with 3 kilometers of conventional railways. ”