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Turkey to Open Eskisehir-Kosekoy Rail Line in 2013

15 July 2010

Turkey's Transport Minister Binali Yildirim said the country is planning to open the Eskisehir-Kosekoy high-speed railway in 2013.

The 187km double-track railway is expected to be part of the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed line.

China Railway Construction Corporation is part of the consortium that is building the Eskisehir-Kosekoy section and the Chinese Government has granted a loan of $730m to fund the project, according to railwaysafrica.com.