Due to the High Speed Train (YHT) project between Istanbul and Ankara, the train services between Eskişehir and Haydarpaşa were completely removed from the date of 1 February 2012. Istanbul-Izmit between work and school to be economical and safe because of the trains who went by train, therefore, at least one line was asked to keep open. When no work was performed on the rails for about a month, the reactions grew. The first work on the rails was photographed, and the work was officially documented.
In order to adapt the physical conditions of the rails between Köseköy and Gebze to the High Speed Train Management, 122 started to be dismantled for the first time after the year. With the help of railroad machines, the removed rails are loaded onto the wagons, while the concrete blocks and gravels on the floor are also transported by trucks. Due to the YHT project planned to be transported to Istanbul-Ankara train to 3 hour, there will be no train service for 24 months.
Recently, rails have been dismantled since Gebze and reached to Kirazliyali Station. Concrete blocks on the floor and gravel are sent to the area for road construction works in Bilecik. If the rails are disassembled at this rate, the whole distance will be finished within one month.
On the other hand, the General Directorate of State Railways responded to the criticisms in the national press and in the local press in the local press in Kocaeli. The statement, the work schedule and work schedule, any delays, hitches, stressing that there is no question in the highlighted, "the project to be seen by the public opinion, EU visibility principles are necessary," the statement said. YHT project, the 56 kilometer Köseköy-Gebze axis, the European Union grants are made with.
Source: Özgür Kocaeli