Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, made a statement on the Ankara-Sivas high-speed railway line, which is one of the important routes of the iv Middle Corridor Ulaştırma.
Minister Arslan emphasized that the management of the high speed railway line of 1213 kilometers is still continuing successfully and said, “We continue our work in Ankara, Kırıkkale, Yozgat, Sivas railway line in order to expand this more, to weave high-speed train networks on the east-west, north-south axis.” found the assessment.
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Stating that the work on the Ankara-Sivas high-speed railway line is continuing intensively and they aim to complete and put into service at the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, Minister Arslan said, “Ankara-Sivas takes about 603-7 hours with the existing 8-kilometer line. Moreover, we are currently working to make the existing line electric and signaled. Therefore, the train does not work. With YHT, the distance between Ankara and Sivas will fall to 2 hours. YHT is currently operating between Ankara and Pendik. When the part of the YHT up to Haydarpaşa is finished, the passenger leaving Sivas will arrive at Haydarpaşa in 5 hours. " he stated.
With the Ankara-Sivas high-speed rail line 30 Baku opened for business in October-Tifllis-Kars railway line Sivas-Erzincan, Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars will be integrated with the high-speed train line, so to Beijing from London "Central Corridor" in Turkey Arslan pointed out that the Ankara-Sivas YHT Project will construct a new YHT line with an 250 kilometer / hour speed, double-track, electric, signal.