Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced that 95 percent physical progress has been achieved in the infrastructure works of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train line. When the project is completed, the rail travel time between Ankara and Sivas will decrease from 12 hours to 2 hours.
Providing information about the High Speed Train (YHT) lines, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said, "95% physical progress has been achieved in the infrastructure construction works of the Ankara-Sivas YHT line. Karaismailoğlu announced that loading tests have started in the Balıseyh-Yerköy-Sivas section and when the project is completed, the railway travel time between Ankara and Sivas will decrease from 12 hours to 2 hours.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they have made 47 percent physical progress in the infrastructure works of the Ankara-İzmir High Speed Train line, adding that they will reduce the railway travel time between Ankara and İzmir from 14 hours to 3,5 hours, when the line is finished, approximately 525 million passengers and 13,5 million tons of cargo per year at a distance of 90 kilometers. He said they wanted to move it.
Pointing out that they will once again integrate the two continents with the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge railway transportation, which has more than one critical value in terms of economy for Turkey, Karaismailoğlu said that they continue to improve the passenger and cargo carrying capacity of the railways uninterruptedly, in addition to the High Speed Train lines, as well as the conventional lines. stressed that they have increased