TCDD slows down in construction of high speed lines after starting many of them at the same time. According to 2016 investment program, progress in all high speed line projects will be behind the expectations.
By the end of 2016, Ankara-Sivas high speed line construction will be very close to opening. On the other hand, there will be not big progress in Istanbul-Ankara, Ankara-Izmir and Bursa-Osmaneli high speed lines. Below map shows all the high speed lines in investment program:
Below graph shows the progress in these projects:
|(million TL)||Investment before 2016||Investment in 2016||Remaining||Completion by end of 2016|
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There are also three projects which are in “analysis phase”: Eskisehir-Antalya, Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars and Kirikkale-Corum-Samsun. The budgets for these three projects are also limited, where 15%-35% of the analysis works will be completed. Here are the details of analysis works:
|Investment in 2016||Remaining||Completion by end of 2016|
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