Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Ankara-Sivas High-Speed Train (YHT) project, said the work continues, at the end of the year test drives will begin to give the good news.
Ankara-Sivas YHT Project in the town of Yozgat Akdagmadeni Minister Turhan who examined the construction site, then joined the study of Sorgun district rail welding.
Turhan stated that they received information about the construction works from the contractor companies of the project and said, uz We are approaching the end step by step. In this project, rail laying has accelerated. Between Yerköy and Sivas, 100 found approximately kilometers. Between Yerköy and Kırıkkale, we started the rail laying works. A section of the 8 kilometer was also completed there. ”
Turhan said that the works will go faster then, 404 kilometer Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train Line has an 66 kilometer length 46 tunnel structure. There are 27,5 viaducts with a length of 53 kilometers. 611 bridges and culverts and 217 underpasses and overpasses were built within the scope of this project. Total artwork 930 pieces. 100 million cubic meters of excavation was carried out in this project. 30 million cubic meters of fillings have been produced. ”
Turhan explained that the infrastructure works have been completed to a great extent and said:
“We continue to work on our viaducts and tunnels and will be completed in the coming months. By the end of this year, I hope we will have started test drives on this line. Then we plan to open this line to traffic. Of course, high-speed train, an important service given to our nation during the AK Party government. We are one of the 6 countries in Europe and 8 countries in the world. In the previous years, we introduced the Ankara-Istanbul line and the Ankara-Konya line with high-speed train service. Here, I would like to thank everyone from the worker, engineer and technician to the project engineer who provided this service. Of course, Mr. President is at the beginning of these services. We are also trying to achieve the goals 2023, 2053 and 2071 have shown us. Our aim is to serve our nation. To give him the quality and standard of living he deserves..
After the announcement, Turhan made a short-term journey with the vehicle that brought the rail axis to balance.
Minister Turhan, after the investigations, who lost his mother and buried the mother of the Constitutional Court President Zühtü Arslan visited Sorgun condolences visit to his home.
Investigations, AK Party deputies Bekir Bozdag Yozgat, Yusuf Baser and AK Party Sivas Deputy Habib Soluk was accompanied.