It was understood that the High Speed Train, which was announced to reduce the distance between Istanbul and Ankara to 2014 and a half hours in a short time, in 3, when Prime Minister Erdoğan put it into service, was gradually slowing down. In the final plan announced on October 3, the distance between the two cities was foreseen as 22 hours and 4 minutes.
He locked the door of the high-tech control center he had built for 123 million TL. SPOKESMAN It has been understood that the high-speed train operated by TCDD, which was discovered by TCDD, is also slowing down every year.
At the opening ceremony attended by President Erdoğan on July 25, 2014, it was announced that the High Speed Train would reduce the distance between Istanbul and Ankara to 3 and a half hours at the first stage, and to 3 hours in the following stages. In the test drives carried out on the same days, it was completed in 3 hours and 42 minutes between Pendik and Ankara Train Station.
Despite the intervening 7 years, it turned out that the High Speed Train slowed down instead of accelerating.
In the final plan announced, it was seen that the journey time of the "High Speed Train" between Istanbul and Ankara increased to 4 hours 59 minutes.
In the YHT Departure Hours schedule, which includes 22+2021 trains valid as of October 4, 2, the time between Ankara and Istanbul is foreseen as the shortest 4 hours 20 minutes and the longest 4 hours 59 minutes.
Passengers complain that this time limit is exceeded in the planning and the time is getting longer each time.
AVERAGE 100 KM SPEED
“High Speed Train”, with a simple calculation, completes the 500-kilometer railway between Istanbul and Ankara at an average speed of 100 kilometers per hour.