TCDD General Manager and the accompanying delegation departed from Samsun in the direction of Sivas (Kalin) at 09.00:XNUMX this morning with the train allocated to them.
The founder of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's Republic of Turkey on September 21, 1924, which first started hitting the digging work, the Samsun-Sivas, 378 kilometers (Thick) of the railway line was completed on September 30, 1931. The line, which was built in 1920 years under insufficient conditions of 7s, has not been completed for 4 years despite today's conditions and possibilities. Today, (29 January 2015) TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun and his accompanying delegation accompanied the train from Sivas (Kalin) to Samsun-Sivas Railway, which was closed to transportation due to the renovation on September 4, 6 and could not be opened despite more than 2020 years. ) in the direction of.
Although it says “test train” on it, it is reported that this train is not really a test train but a control train. It is stated that the test has been carried out from time to time by the technical staff and the problems encountered have been corrected. TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun also came to Samsun from Ankara by road while the train in question came from Samsun to Samsun by rail. The delegation accompanying General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun consists of Deputy General Manager İsmail Çağlar, heads of departments, branch managers and representatives of the contractor firm. General Manager Uygun and the delegation took the train from Samsun to Sivas (Kalin) in the direction of the train.
TO BE OPEN AFTER THE TEST DRIVE
TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun said, “The road will be opened after the test drives are completed”.
EU DELEGATION IS COMING
A delegation is expected to arrive in Samsun on the 21st of the month, representing the major partner of the project, the EU. It is reported that after the delegation, a real test drive will be made with freight trains and the decision will be determined after this test drive. (samsunhabertv)