563 - İzmir HST line - TCDD

Ankara Izmir very high speed line

The scope, route, stops, phases, targets and history of Ankara-Izmit very high speed line under construction:

Project overview

Owner: Turkish State Railways
Project cost: TL 4.5 bn
Contractor: Sigma-YDA-Makimsan-Burkay (Yenice-Afyonkarahisar), Tekfen-Doğuş (Afyonkarahisar-Banaz)

Target commission date: 2019 (Polatlı-Uşak)

  • 1st phase: Yenice-Eşme
  • 2nd phase: Eşme-Manisa

Cover Photo: TCDD ©

Next page: Route

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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