High speed trains will depart from Eryaman station at Ankara during January.
While the high speed train accident deeply saddens everybody, no decline is observed in demand of passengers for high speed trains.
New timetable for high speed trains is announced. Total number of services will decrease from 52 to 44.
It’s possible to travel to 30 cities in Turkey by train.
TCDD is getting prepared to run HST service till Halkali and Haydarpasa, and trains to Europe from Sirkeci next year.
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.
In 2015, Every one of four train passengers prefered high speed trains in Turkey.
2 more Velaro high speed train sets of Siemens have been delivered to Turkey.
First high speed train set produced by Siemens specially for Turkey, Velaro TR, has departed from Germany.
All high speed lines of Turkey including already completed, under construction, planned or even declared..