M. Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that the Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train (YHT) Project, which will reduce the travel time between Ankara and Sivas from 12 hours to 2 hours, provides physical progress in 94,74 percent in the infrastructure works. In the year 2020, it is planned to be completed and opened to operation until the Feast of Ramadan. ”
Minister Turhan, said in a statement, Asia Minor on the Silk Road route that connects the Asian countries, one of the major axes of the railway corridor Ankara-Sivas YHT project approaching the end of the step by step approaching, Yerköy and Sivas in the speed-gaining work between the 100 kilometer, he said.
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.
Turhan, 405 kilometer line, 66 kilometer-long 49 tunnel structure, 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 pieces, Turhan said, yaklaşık In this project, approximately 110 million cubic meters of excavation was done. 30 has also produced fillings in million cubic meters. ”
Minister Turhan said: “12 physical progress has been achieved in the infrastructure works of Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train Project, which will reduce the travel time between Ankara and Sivas to 2 hours. The superstructure of the project continues to electrification and signaling telecommunication systems. 94,74 percent in Kayaş-Yerköy and 7,72 percent in Yerköy-Sivas. The 28,72 kilometer single line rail laying has been completed. ”
Test Test drives will begin at the end of this year ”
Minister 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 stated that test drives will be started on this line near the end of this year and said, “We aim to open this line to traffic in stages. The project is planned to be completed and opened to operation until the Eid al-Fitr. ”
High-speed train, the AK Party under the rule of the nation was an important service given to our nation Turhan, “in this field 6 in Europe, 8 country in the world are one. 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. Mr. President is at the head of these services. We are also trying to achieve the goals 2023, 2053 and 2071 have shown us. Our goal is to serve our nation. To give him the quality and standard of living he deserves. Inde (UAB)