Posted on 14 February 2011
Turkish government plans high-speed train network
The Turkish government plans to establish a network of high-speed train connections across the country, Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim said on Monday (January 5th), adding high-speed trains will begin test runs by the end of February. The government allocated 1.46 billion euros for the project with the aim of having all lines operational by 2023. It plans to reduce the travel time between Istanbul and Ankara to three hours.
Southeast European Times 9 January 2009