High Speed ​​and High Standard Railway Lines

High Speed ​​Train (YHT), on high-speed rail line started in Turkey TCDD presented by high-speed train sets operated by TCDD Transport is a fast train service.

The first flight of the Ankara - Eskişehir YHT line, the first YHT line, was made on March 13, 2009, at 09.40 from Ankara Station to Eskişehir Station, with a train that included the then President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. This time with Turkey, the country has been using 6-speed train in the world and 8th in Europe. Following the first YHT line, the Ankara - Konya YHT line on 23 August 2011 and the Ankara - Istanbul YHT and Istanbul - Konya YHT lines (up to Pendik) on 25 July 2014 were put into service. On March 12, 2019, with the completion of the railway line between Gebze and Halkalı within the scope of the Marmaray project, YHT services started to pass under the Bosphorus to Halkalı.

To determine the name of the TCDD high-speed train service, it made a survey for one, and decided on the name of High Speed ​​Train among the names such as "Turkish Star", "Turquoise", "Snowdrop", "High Speed ​​Train", "Steel Wing", "Lightning". explained that it was made.

High Speed ​​Train lines

  • Ankara - Eskisehir High Speed ​​Train
  • Ankara - Konya High Speed ​​Train
  • Ankara - Istanbul High Speed ​​Train
  • Istanbul - Konya High Speed ​​Train

Ankara - Eskisehir High Speed ​​Train

Ankara - Eskişehir High Speed ​​Train (Ankara - Eskişehir YHT), azamIt is a YHT line operated by TCDD Tasimacilik on the 250 km route between Ankara YHT Station and Eskisehir Station, on the Ankara - Istanbul YHD line, suitable for a speed of 253,360 km / h. This carries the distinction of being the first high-speed train line in Turkey, even the first time on March 13, 2009 Time 09.40't is made by moving from Ankara YHT.

Ankara - Eskişehir YHT line has 4 stations. These are Ankara YHT Station, Eryaman YHT Station, Polatlı YHT Station and Eskişehir Station, respectively (departing from Ankara). HT 65000 high speed train sets are used in the YHT line. The average trip time between Ankara and Eskişehir is 1 hour 26 minutes, and between Eskişehir - Ankara is 1 hour 30 minutes.

There are 5 trips each day, 8 of which are Ankara - Eskişehir and 13 of which are Ankara - Istanbul.

  • Within the scope of coronavirus measures, the number of voyages was temporarily reduced to 2 between Ankara and Eskişehir and to 4 between Ankara and Istanbul.

Ankara - Konya High Speed ​​Train

Ankara - Konya High Speed ​​Train (Ankara - Konya YHT), azami Suitable for 250 km / h Ankara - Istanbul YHD and azamIt is a YHT line operated by TCDD Tasimacilik on the 300 km (310,112 mi) route between Ankara YHT Station and Konya Station, on the Polatlı - Konya YHD lines suitable for a speed of 192,7 km / h. The first flight on the YHT line was made on August 23, 2011.

Ankara - Konya YHT line has 4 stations. These are Ankara YHT Station (from Ankara), Eryaman YHT Station, Polatlı YHT Station and Konya Station. HT 2011 high-speed trains were used on the YHT line between 2015 and 65000. Nowadays azamHT 300 high-speed train sets that can speed up to 80000 km / h are used. Average travel time is 1 hour 48 minutes between Ankara and Konya, and 1 hour 47 minutes between Konya and Ankara.

There are 8 trips each day.

  • Within the scope of coronavirus measures, the number of flights has been temporarily reduced to 2.

Ankara - Istanbul High Speed ​​Train

Ankara - Istanbul High Speed ​​Train (Ankara - Istanbul YHT), azamIt is a YHT line operated by TCDD Tasimacilik on the 250 km (625,845 mi) route between Ankara YHT Station and Halkalı Train Station, on the Ankara - Istanbul YHD line, suitable for a speed of 388,9 km / h. The first voyage on the YHT line was made between Ankara and Pendik on 25 July 2014, and as of March 12, 2019, with the opening of the railway line between Gebze and Halkalı within the scope of the Marmaray project, it started to travel from under the Bosphorus to Halkalı.

  • However, on the part of the YHD line between Pamukova and Arifiye, conventional lines are used for YHT flights andzami speed drops to 160 km / h.

The Ankara - Istanbul YHT line has 14 stations. These are Ankara YHT Station (departing from Ankara), Eryaman YHT Station, Polatlı YHT Station, Eskişehir Station, Bozüyük YHT Station, Bilecik YHT Station, Arifiye, İzmit Station, Gebze, Pendik, Bostancı, Söğütlüçeşme, Bakırköy and Halkalı. HT 65000 high speed train sets are used in the YHT line. Average travel time is 4 hours 37 minutes between Ankara - Söğütlüçeşme, 5 hours 27 minutes between Ankara - Halkalı, 4 hours 40 minutes between Söğütlüçeşme - Ankara and 5 hours 20 minutes between Halkalı and Ankara.
There are 1 trips every day, 7 of which is Ankara - Halkalı and 8 of them Ankara - Söğütlüçeşme.

  • Within the scope of coronavirus measures, the number of flights has been temporarily reduced to 4.

Istanbul-Konya-High Speed ​​Train

Istanbul - Konya High Speed ​​Train (Istanbul - Konya YHT), azami Suitable for 250 km / h, Ankara - Istanbul YHD and azamIt is a YHT line operated by TCDD Tasimacilik on the 300 km (729,506 mi) route between Halkalı Train Station and Konya Station, on the Polatlı - Konya YHD lines, suitable for a speed of 453,3 km / h. The first voyage on the YHT line was made between Pendik and Konya on December 17, 2014, and as of March 12, 2019, with the opening of the railway line between Gebze and Halkalı within the scope of the Marmaray project, it started to travel from under the Bosphorus to Halkalı.

  • However, on the part of the YHD line between Pamukova and Arifiye, conventional lines are used for YHT flights andzami speed drops to 160 km / h.

Istanbul - Konya YHT line has 12 stations. These are Halkalı, Bakırköy, Söğütlüçeşme, Bostancı, Pendik, Gebze, İzmit Train Station, Arifiye, Bilecik YHT Station, Bozüyük YHT Station, Eskişehir Station and Konya Train Station, respectively (departing from Istanbul). On the YHT line azamHT 300 high-speed train sets that can speed up to 80000 km / h are used. Average travel time is 4 hours 53 minutes between Söğütlüçeşme - Konya, 5 hours 45 minutes between Halkalı - Konya, 5 hours between Konya - Söğütlüçeşme and 5 hours 44 minutes between Konya and Halkalı.

There are 1 trips every day, one of which is Halkalı - Konya and 2 of them are Söğütlüçeşme - Konya.

  • Within the scope of coronavirus measures, the number of flights has been temporarily reduced to 2.

High Speed ​​and High Standard Railway lines

Active YHD lines

  • Ankara - Istanbul high speed rail
  • Polatlı - Konya high speed rail

YHD and YSD lines under construction

  • Ankara - Sivas high speed rail
  • Bursa - Osmaneli high standard railway
  • Polatlı - İzmir high standard railway
  • Yerköy - Kayseri high standard railway

Ankara - Sivas line

With this project, a double-line, electrical, signal high-speed train railway is being built between Ankara - Kırıkkale - Yozgat - Sivas. The line is planned to open at the end of 2020.

It is planned to extend the Ankara - Sivas line to Kars and connect it to the Baku - Tbilisi - Kars railway. In this context, the Sivas-Erzincan high standard railway stage, which is 245 km long of the line, has been designed.

Bursa - Osmaneli line

It is a high standard railway line that will be integrated with the Ankara - Istanbul YHD line when completed. High standard railway is being built between Bursa - Yenişehir - Osmaneli within the scope of the line.

The line is built for a speed of 250 kilometers. However, even high-speed passenger trainszamIt is planned to run at a speed of 200 km / h. When the project is completed, the distance between Bursa and Bilecik is planned to decrease to 35 minutes. Within the scope of the project, a high-speed train station will be built in Bursa and Yenişehir, and a high-speed train station will be built at the airport in Bursa.

Polatlı - İzmir line

The line is planned to pass through Ankara, Afyonkarahisar, Uşak, Manisa, İzmir, respectively. After passing Polatlı YHT, it will be forked in Afyonkarahisar direction at the 120th km of Polatlı - Konya YHD in Kocahacılı neighborhood location.

When the line is completed, the travel time between Ankara and Izmir is planned to be 3 hours 30 minutes and the travel time between Ankara and Afyonkarahisar is planned to be 1 hour 30 minutes.

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