The passengers who used Başkentray, which has reduced the travel time between Kayaş and Sincan to 49 minutes, stated that they were pleased with the fast and safe service given in the comfort of the subway.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is President of Turkey, Binali Yildirim who is Prime Minister and Ahmet Arslan who is Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister attended the ceremony, which took advantage of Başkentray opened on April 12, evaluated the service offered.
THANKS FOR THOSE WHO CONTRIBUTED
Firdevs Gürleyik stated that transportation provided by dolmush the before the opening of the capital, and she said, “It is better than the dolmush, it does not enter the traffic, I am glad that it opened.”
Hanifi Yilmaz who is emphasizing that Baskentray is faster and more comfortable than the previous trains said that he could comfortably ride the train with his disabled daughter. Yilmaz thanked for those who contributed.
TRAVEL TIME DECREASES
Investment capital of 1 billion 227 million TL within the scope of Başkentray Project, along with a 36-kilometer-long railway line, the high-speed train station and 23 suburban stations were built. The stations were planned to serve the disabled and made unobstructed.
A total of 156 kilometers of new electrical railway with a 5-lane signal between Ankara-Kayaş and 6-lane signal between Ankara-Behiçbey was constructed. 12 highway underbridge, 10 pedestrian overbridge, and 70 culverts were constructed. While the safety of the passengers was improved by underbridge and overbridge passageways built along the line, waiting times in the traffic were removed. The travel time between Başkentray and suburban Kayaş-Sincan fell from 59 minutes to 49 minutes.