Ankara-Sivas YHT Line will be put into service at the end of 2018: TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın“There is an important manufacturing between Ankara and Sivas consisting of approximately 62 kilometers of tunnels. 55 progress has been achieved across these productions. Especially since the Yerköy-Sivas section goes ahead, we will start the superstructure of this place this year. I hope that at the end of 2018 we will aim to finish the tests and put them into operation. ”
Apaydin, Turkey Railway Machines Industry AŞ (TÜDEMSAŞ) to make observations came from Sivas, Sivas-Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) Project gave information about the work.
Apaydın transfers the infrastructure works of YHT from Kayaş to Sivas at the last speed and said that the electromechanical part of the superstructure of Yerköy-Sivas line is planned to be started and started to work within a month. Apaydın, “I hope, during this time, very important steps have been made. There is an important manufacturing between Ankara and Sivas which consists of approximately 62 kilometers of tunnels. 55 progress has been achieved across these productions. Especially since the Yerköy-Sivas section goes ahead, we will start the superstructure of this place this year. Hopefully, at the end of 2018'in aim to finish testing and commissioning. ”
Apaydın reminded that Ankara-Sivas takes about 10 hours by conventional train and said:
“The high-speed train from Ankara to Sivas will drop to the 2 hour. Of course, this is not only the connection between Ankara and Sivas, but also connected to Istanbul. Therefore, between the Istanbul-Sivas 5 hours will fall. It also has connection to Konya, Izmir, Bursa. Our route from Sivas to Erzincan and Kars will be connected in the same way. Sivas will be a center on the high-speed train. It will be connected to all arteries, both east and west. ”
High speed train in Kayseri
Apaydın stated that a new 142 kilometer from Yerköy to Kayseri is currently being designed and said, imiz Our goal is to complete this project in the middle of the year. Our corridors are now known, our drilling works are continuing. 2 of the year after the end of the project as of the end of the year. Our goal is to start the production tender at the end of this year and I hope to start manufacturing at the end of this year ”he said.
Apaydın also made evaluations about the logistics village project to be established in Sivas and said that Sivas is in the investment programs as a logistics center.
Apaydın stated that the selection of the site was completed and said, “Our drilling works will start in the second half of March. This year's 2. We will finish the project work in half and go to the construction tender. Our goal is to start construction by the end of the year. ”