With the super-high-speed train line project, which will start after the election between Ankara and Istanbul, the travel time between the two cities will be reduced to 89 minutes.
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Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made statements on the subject.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they plan not only the present but also the future in railways, as in all modes of transportation, and said, “Railways are a part of our lives. Our goal is to develop it, to spread the comfort of high-speed trains throughout Turkey and to pass a new age in railways to Turkey.”
The Line Will Be 344 Kilometers Long
Karaismailoğlu stated that the super high speed train line will be built on the Ankara – Nallıhan and Sakarya route, “We have made the feasibility and prepared the projects. The length of the super high speed train line will be 344 kilometers. Within the scope of the project, we will construct 19 viaducts with a length of 14 kilometers and 52 tunnels with a length of 120 kilometers. The train will reach a speed of 350 kilometers per hour.
Travel time with the super-high-speed train line to be built between Ankara and Istanbul will take 89 minutes, ie 1.5 hours. After the election, we will start our project. We will continue to use our existing high-speed train line,” he said.