TCDD attaches great importance to road renewal to bring trains to normal speeds and provide more comfortable and safe operation.
One of the targets determined by the railways is the renewal of the existing system. Because TCDD, which has not been given sufficient allowance for many years, could not renew its current system, it had been delayed by reducing the speed of trains.
TCDD, which has become the sector first since 2003, attaches great importance to road renewal works in order to bring trains to normal speeds and to provide more comfortable and safe operation. In this context, all regional directorates undertake a road renewal within a certain program. One of them is carried out between Sabuncupınar and Kütahya stations. 37 April 22 was started on 2009 to replace rails and concrete sleepers in XNUMX km.
UIC 60 rails and B 70 type concrete sleepers will be used for road renewal. The ballast of the road will be reinforced and after the necessary repairs, the works will be completed.
Road renewal works are carried out entirely with the facilities of TCDD and its approximate cost is 10.709.000.00 TL. After the completion of the works, the speed and comfort of the trains will increase between Sabuncupınar-Kütahya stations. In addition, in the 10 km section between Alayunt and Kütahya, II. The construction of the line will also be carried out.
Source: Transportation Online