The renewed suburban train service of Ankara opens today.
Baskentray, the modernization project of suburban trains of Ankara is about to be commissioned.
Annual ridership in suburban trains in Turkey reached to 160 mn in 2015.
The engineering works of Baskentray Project will start today on Ankara Main Station-Kayas section.
Hard days will start for citizens using public transport to/from suburbs of Ankara on 11th of July.
The scope, route, stops, connections and history of Baskentray project which includes modernization of railway lines within Ankara to provide high quality suburban service:
The railway section going through Ankara will be closed for 18 months due to Baskentray Project.
The legal problems which stopped Baskentray project since 2012 has been solved.
The passengers using suburban services in Turkey’s three biggest cities of Turkey had exceeded 130 million last year.
The capital of Turkey, Ankara, has 3 different rail systems for urban transport..