Turkish government is now working hardly on the completion of the fastest train project linking Istanbul to Ankara, with total estimated cost of $ 5 billion.
This trip duration, in this train, between Istanbul and Ankara, will take only one and a half hour. While travel on a plane takes almost double this period, because of the formal actions and procedures took place while traveling between two airports; in addition to the primary time of the trip by plane.
The new high-speed train with 359 km per hour will replace the current train with speed of 250 kilometers per hour. So the trip between the two cities will be shortened with almost 2 hours, which is a good news for passengers of this happy journey on board.
This pioneer project will be an important leap in the field of transport in Turkey, and it is expected to give way to new projects which will shorten the time and distance, and to avoid citizens a lot of hardship and travel costs.