List of iron steps that Atatürk put in fifteen years
1-Ankara-Sivas Line- is 602 km. The construction was started in the First World War, the last rail was replaced in 19 July 1930 and the 30 was put into service with a big ceremony in 1930 August.
2-Samsun-Sivas Line - The construction of the 372 km line, which lasted for seven years, was put into operation at 30 September 1931. It even has 4.914 tunnel with 37 m length.
3-Kütahya-Balıkesir Line-23 This line installed in April 1932 is 242 km.
4-Ulukisla-Kayseri Line- is 172 km long and was put into service at 2 September 1933.
5-Yolçatı-Elazığ Line- 11 The line opened at 1934 in August is 24 km long.
6-Fevzipaşa-Diyarbakır Line-504 line-length line was opened at 22 November 1935. There are 13.609 tunnels, 64 station, 37 culvert and bridge on 1910 m.
7-Filyos-Irmak Line is - 390 km. 12 was completed on November 1935.
8-Afyon-Karakuyu Line-25 The line opened at 1936 is 112 km.
9-Bozanönü-Isparta Line-13 kilometer line 26 was opened in March 1936 and connected Isparta to the country's railway network.
10-Sivas-Erzurum Line- is 548 km. 4 1933 20 1939 22.422 138 2 27.000 14 996 300 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX There is a full XNUMX tunnel, XNUMX iron bridge, which has a total length of XNUMX m. The number of workers working in a day in summer is XNUMX. The total number of workers working in the six-year period is XNUMX million XNUMX bin XNUMX.
The 11-Malatya-Çetinkaya Line-140 is a kilometer long and the 16 was opened in August 1937.
These are the lines that were put into service during Atatürk's lifetime. Their total length is 3.119 km. Diyarbakir-Kurtalan line of 520 km continues. When we add that, the figure increases to 3.639. 242.6 km of railway construction per year; this is a record and it has not been broken since then. Let alone breaking it, it could not even be approached. As well as advancing technology, gigantic construction machines and all the republic's kazandespite their not broken.
Ataturk era to the country kazanThe railway network it has built is not limited to these. There are also those bought (nationalized) from foreigners. Except for the Hejaz Railway line, all of the railways built during the Ottoman Empire were built with foreign capital - in return for incredible concessions or concessions - and are operated by foreigners. The Republic has liquidated these long-term concessions by paying their prices and nationalized both the ownership and the operation of the lines. The total length of these lines is 3.840 kilometers. The nationalization of 3.435 km of this was carried out during Atatürk's lifetime. In other words, Atatürk's fifteen years in this country. kazanThe total length of the railway network is 7.074 kilometers. This means 471.6 km of road per year.
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