Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, stated that for the first stage of the High Speed Train (YHT) Project, which will reduce the number between Izmir and Ankara to 3,5 hours, the bids will be received in 28 December 2011 and the second stage will be awarded next year and will be built on both sides of the project. reported.
Minister Yıldırım, said in a statement, the Ministry of transport will take place for Izmir between 35 project between Izmir and Ankara YHT Project, which is the first step in the Ankara-Afyonkarahisar stage of the proposals for the 28 December 2011 will be received, the proposal will be started with the construction of the line will be started.
Yildirim said that the project of Izmir-Afyon part of the project is continuing to be the best organization for the high-speed train. Ini We plan to tender the İzmir-Afyonkarahisar department next year. In this way, the project will be built on both sides. As we promised step by step we connect Izmir to Ankara by high-speed train. Söz
Yıldırım said that Ankara-Izmir YHT will reach İzmir via Afyonkarahisar.
Iyor The project aims to reduce the travel time between Xnumx and 824 between Ankara and Izmir and the 14 hour by train. When the studies are completed, the distance between the two cities will be reduced to 640 and the travel time will be reduced to 3,5 hours. Because we are making Ankara-Izmir YHT line in double line and at least 250 speed. Within the scope of the project, 13 tunnel, 13 viaduct and 189 bridge are planned. When the project is completed, it is foreseen to carry 6 million passengers annually. Tamam
- ′ We aim to provide service until 2015 - -
stated that the project for Turkey's economy has great importance Lightning, line stated that they intended to be put into service until 2015.
Yıldırım said that they expect to employ about 4 thousand people in the project and said, Yıldırım The shortening of the travel period will be an important contribution to our economy. Only the Izmir-Ankara YHT line of vehicle operation, time and fuel savings from the economy will provide contribution to the economy annually 700 million pounds, "he said.
Lightning, the line between the two cities 8-9 hours, as well as the airport, taking into account the waiting time of the airport 3,5 hours will be an alternative to the flight reported.
Source: Last Minute