Turkey stated that they give priority to strengthening its links with the world in all modes of Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu every age productive in the railway area, which is the quick and comfortable alternative, he said huge investments and innovations made.
Stating that in the last 19 years, they transferred 1 percent of the 18,8 trillion budget allocated to transportation and communication investments to railways, Karaismailoğlu said, “We increased the railways investment rate from 2013 percent in 33 to 2020 percent in 47, and only in 2020, railways will reach 13,6 billion. We invested in lira. "We made the railways a state policy again and started the Railway Reform."
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they have implemented very important and big projects in High Speed Train; Ankara- Sivas High Speed Line, Ankara-İzmir High Speed Line, Bursa-Yenişehir-Osmaneli High Speed Line, Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla High Speed Line, Mersin-Adana-Gaziantep High Speed Line and Kapıkule-Çerkezköy He stated that the construction work on the high speed train line of 3 thousand 515 kilometers, including the High Speed Line, is continuing.
Stating that the Ankara-Sivas line is approaching the end, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We are doing our final tests on our line. As of June, I hope we will bring all our citizens together with the Ankara-Sivas YHT line. "We are continuing our work quickly and successfully on our Ankara-Izmir high-speed train line," he said. Karaismailoğlu added that with the completion of the line, the travel time between Ankara and Izmir will decrease to 3 hours 30 minutes.