10 February 2017
Turkey finalises survey for a new high speed rail project tender
Turkish Railways (TCDD) announced the finalisation of a survey for the proposed Gölbaşı-Adıyaman-Kahta new high speed line. TCDD also said that interested bidders were waiting for the survey. When the line is completed, unlike other high-speed train lines, it will be used both for passenger and freight transport.
The General Directorate of TCDD made preparations for the Gölbaşı-Adıyaman-Kahta high-speed train line. The feasibility study will be done after the result of the survey.
The length of the railway line is 100 kilometers and will have both passenger and freight trains will run on conventional speed. From Gölbaşı district to Kahta district, TCDD will offer service in the transport area with high speed trains. Passenger transport and transport services will be accelerated and facilitated while freight transport will also be a major contribution to business in