Turkey to Open Eskisehir-Kosekoy Rail Line in 2013

14 July 2010 (Last Updated July 14th, 2010 18:30)

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

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.