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Konya high speed train station project


The scope, location, connections, targets and history of new high speed train station under construction at Konya:

Project details

Owner: Turkish State Railways
Project cost: TL 30 mn
Contractor: Altındağ
Duration: 450 days
Target commission date: 2018

Location
Project details

Station is constructed on 75k sqm area with 32.5k sqm covered area. Station will have 7 lines, 3 platforms, restaurants, cafes, bank, post office, VIP/CIP lounges and car park for 117 cars.

Connections

Ankara, İstanbul, Karaman high speed trains will use this station. The new HST lines (Mersin-Gaziantep and Antalya-Nevsehir-Kayseri) will go through this station. Station will be directly connected to tram service.

Targets

Station is planned to be used by 3 mn passengers after completion of all planned HST lines.

History
  • 24th June 2014: Preliminary qualification tender.
  • Tender date postponed to August 2015, and finally to May 2016 after 9 postpones.
  • 24th May 2016: Offers delivered for tender.
  • 30th July 2016: Altındağ İnşaat is awarded. Project will last 450 days. Target commission date: 2017.
  • 19 August 2017: Construction works started.

Cover Photo: Konya Governorship ©

Written by Onur Uysal

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

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