In addition to 2 high speed lines in operation, engineering works continue in 7 lines and 4 more lines are in plans.
The investment budget of 2021 for 12 high speed lines has become clear.
“High speed train projects” is one of the topics shown interest most in 2019 investments plans.
Although high speed train projects have a considerable share from 2017 railway investment budget of TL 8 bn (over € 2 bn), the development will be far behind the targets.
While many keep eyes on Turkey after repelling the coup attemp and declaring “OHAL – state of emergency” for 3 months, Transport Minister Mr Ahmet Arslan made statements about the way that Turkey’ll follow.
Among the long list of railway investments, there are some projects with almost no considerable fund within this year from the total railway investment budget of TL 7bn.
The route of Kirikkale-Samsun high speed line is declared by Yuksel Proje, the company awarded for the preliminary analysis of the line.
About 23.5 billion US-Dollars will be invested in infrastructure and rolling stock until the 100 year anniversary of the Republic of Turkey in 2023..
All high speed lines of Turkey including already completed, under construction, planned or even declared..
The tender for 10 new high speed train sets was cancelled last month. Now what will happen?
TCDD got the biggest share from investment funds of Government for state-owned enterprises for 2015-2017. Will that be sufficient for mega projects?