Samsun-Sivas railway line was closed to railway traffic in September of 2015 due to renovation works. 378 kilometers long 420 kilometers including the Samsun-Sivas (Kalın) railway line stations, while the work continues rapidly.
Within the scope of the works, 80 percent of which has been completed, a 383 km rail was laid. It is stated that the total cost of the project is 1,2 billion TL, while freight traffic in the north-south corridor will be transferred to the railways.
While it is stated that it is 1,2 billion TL, freight traffic in the north-south corridor will be transferred to the railways. 1,2 percent of the 58 billion TL was financed from the EU Grant Fund resources, and the remainder from its own resources. The number of trains, which are 20 on the line, will be increased to 30 after the project.
Source : I www.samsunhaber.co