TCDD CELEBRATES as high speed line nears completion

Schmid, Felix
February 2007
Railway Gazette International;Feb2007, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p72
Trade Publication
The article discusses progress on the first sections of the Ankara-Istanbul high speed line in Turkey. A brief historical background of the construction of the first railway which began at Smyrna (Izmir) in 1856 is presented. Now nearing completion, Phase I runs for 251 kilometers (km) from Sincan on the outskirts of Ankara to Inönü, 30 km west of Eskisehir.


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