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Polatli Konya very high speed line


The scope, route, stops, statistics and history of Polatli-Konya very high speed line:

Project overview

  • Owner: Turkish State Railways
  • Phases:
    1. 1-100 km
    2. 101-212 km
  • Contractor: Yapı Merkezi
  • Contract duration: 540 days
  • Contract value: TL 1.1 bn
  • Commission date: 23rd August 2011

Route

Polatlı - Konya yüksek hızlı tren hattı
Polatli – Konya very high speed line route

Stops/connections

Konya (connections to Karaman and Adana passenger trains) – Polatlı (connections to Ankara-Istanbul and Ankara-Eskisehir HSTs)

Trains

Project details

The double-lane, electrified very high speed line (250 km/h) connecting Konya to Ankara-Istanbul high speed line.

  • Line length: 212 km
  • Travel time: Ankara-Konya: 100, İstanbul-Konya: 260 min

Rolling Stock

CAF sets (HT65000, 6-cars, 413 seats) and Siemens Velaro sets (HT80000, 8-cars, 446 seats)

Ridership

  • 2011: 0.41 mn
  • 2012: 1.37 mn
  • 2013: 1.74 mn
  • 2014: 1.92 mn
  • 2015: 2.46 mn
  • 2016: 2.46 mn
  • 2017: 2.95 mn

Cover photo: Onur Uysal ©

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