Light appeared in the Akdağmadeni tunnel, the longest part of the Ankara-Yozgat-Sivas High Speed Train line. Minister Yıldırım made the opening. Minister of National Defense İsmet Yılmaz, Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Binali Yıldırım also attended the ceremony.
Akdağmadeni T9 tunnel is the most challenging part of Ankara Yozgat Sivas High Speed Train project. Akdağmadeni tunnel, with a length of 120 thousand XNUMX meters, is the longest of the nine tunnels located in the Yerköy-Yozgat-Sivas stage.
Approximately one hundred thousand cubic meters of concrete and six thousand 250 tons of iron were used in the construction of the tunnel with double lines and 200 speed, and about 65 million pounds were spent for the tunnel so far.
ANKARA - YOZGAT- SİVAS YHT LINE WILL BE IN SERVICE IN 2018
Ankara-Yozgat-Sivas High Speed Train project in Yerköy-Yozgat-Sivas section of the total of two thousand 485 meter viaduct, eight overpass, 11 underpass, 84 culvert is available. The line, which is built with all own resources, is aimed to be completed in 2018.
The Ankara-Sivas railway will be shortened by 141 kilometers and will fall to 461 kilometers over Yozgat with the implementation of the project, which continues its route. Travel time by rail will decrease from 12 hours to two hours 51 minutes, and the rail transportation between Istanbul and Sivas, which is 21 hours, will decrease from five hours to 49 minutes…