The trip between Sivas Samsun will decrease from 9,5 hours to 5 hours by rail: Sivas-Samsun railway line renovation works, which were renovated in 2015 and will cost 228 million Euros, continue at full speed. Mehmet Habib Soluk, who came to Sivas for the logistics village project at the weekend, made good news statements for the Sivas-Samsun railway project.
As a result of the renovation works of the Samsun-Sivas railway line, the works on the route which is closed to the train traffic for 3 year is continuing uninterruptedly.
While the modernization project of Sivas Samsun railway line has the distinction of being the largest budgeted project realized outside the EU borders with EU grants, a 228 million Euros of EU grant and 39 million Euros of domestic resources were allocated for its modernization.
With the implementation of the project, the speed of passenger trains accelerated to 40 km 80 will speed up to km. The travel time between Samsun and Sivas will also decrease from 9,5 hours to 5 hours. The daily capacity of the line will be increased from 21 train to 54 train, level crossings will be made automatic barrier and will be improved to EU standards in accordance with the disabled access of platforms located at stations and stops.
Ak Habib, a Sivas deputy who came to Sivas to investigate at the new location of a Logistics Village project at the weekend, and also the head of the Zoning Public Works and Tourism Commission said that the work on the Sivas samsun route will be completed by the end of this year. Soluk, “Thank you, undersecretary Bey Kalin-Sivas-Samsun came from the railway control. By the end of December 27, 2017, when a tender of 258 million Euros was held, the railway between Sivas-samsun will now be easily reached in 9,5 and a half and 5 hours, not 6 hours. Hopefully he has to be finished by the end of this year. ”