Turkey: high-speed rail network boosts station construction

Ankara_viitoarea gara_n_70563_1Turkey’s sprawling high-speed railway network will also boost train station construction across the country, as a total of 21 new stations are planned at routes through which trains pass. At the first stage, stations at Ankara, Eskişehir, Bilecik, Bozöyük, Sapanca, Arifiye and Pamukova are planned to be renewed to meet initial demand.
In the upcoming period, new stations at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen airport and Söğütlüçeşme will be linked to the existing lines. The number of passengers carried on high-speed railway lines is expected to reach to 79 million by 2016.

Photo: The construction of the station in Ankara is planned to be finished by 2016.

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