12 percent of physical progress was achieved in the infrastructure works of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train Project, which will reduce the travel time between Ankara and Sivas from 2 hours to 94,74 hours.
Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan said in a statement, approaching the step-by-step end of the Ankara-Sivas YHT project, one of the important axes of the railway corridor that connects Asian countries along the Asian route on the Silk Road route, has reached approximately 100 kilometers between Yerköy and Sivas.
Yerköy-Kırıkkale between the start of the rail work and the 8 kilometer section has been completed there, transferring Turhan, said the work is accelerated further.
Üst The superstructure electrification and signaling telecommunication systems of the project are continuing ”
Turhan, 405 kilometer line, 66 kilometer-long 49 tunnel structure by drawing attention to the 27,5 kilometer-long 53 viaduct, 611 bridge and culvert structure, 217 units under and overpass said.
Pointing out that the total art structure is 930, Turhan said, “In this project, approximately 110 million cubic meters of excavation was carried out. Filling was produced in 30 million cubic meters. ” shared his knowledge.
Minister Turhan said, “12 percent of physical progress was achieved in the infrastructure works of the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train Project, which will reduce the travel time between Ankara and Sivas from 2 hours to 94,74 hours. The superstructure electrification and signalization telecommunication systems of the project continue. Overall physical progress was recorded at 7,72 percent in Kayaş-Yerköy and 28,72 percent in Yerköy-Sivas. 222 kilometers of single track rail laying has been completed. ” he spoke.
“Ankara-Sivas YHT line is planned to be put into operation in 2020 Ramadan Feast”
Turhan emphasized that the infrastructure works have been completed to a great extent and said that the viaducts and tunnels will be completed in the coming months.
Turhan also explained that test drives will be started on this line near the end of this year, “Then we aim to open this line to traffic in stages. The project is planned to be completed and put into operation until the Ramadan Feast. ” said.
Minister Turhan pointed out the high speed train and said, “We are one of the 6 countries in Europe and 8 countries in the world in this field. I would like to thank everyone from this worker to his engineer, from his technician to the project engineer. Our President is at the head of these services. We are working to achieve the 2023, 2053 and 2071 goals that it shows. Our goal is to serve our nation. To offer him the quality and standard of life he deserves. ” made evaluations.