Ankara-Sivas high-speed train project to be completed in 2016

📩 24/11/2018 12:01

High speed train project to reduce the time between Ankara and Sivas to 3 hours

While Yerköy-Sivas infrastructure works progressed by 50 percent, tender for the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Yerköy section will be launched this year. A high level official from TCDD stated that the Ankara-Yerköy raw tender was delayed due to the road project, which continues the main route works in the form of excavation, embankment, sub-base layer, amount of concrete, excavation, tunnel. It is stated that this means that the road and the railroad projects coincide with each other. In the statement made by TCDD, it was stated that the project will be completed in 2016.


In the tender for the Yozgat (Yerköy) -Sivas section of the high-speed train between Ankara and Sivas, the lowest bid was made with a joint venture group formed by China Major Bridge Engineering (China) - Cengiz İnşaat - Limak and Kolin İnşaat. The winner of the tender will perform earthworks such as excavation and filling, culverts, under and overpasses, crossing bridges, highway crossing bridges, 839 viaducts and 4 drilling tunnels. The line is expected to be completed within 7 years.

Source: Meltem Gündüz / World

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