Cables were cut for the 3rd time on the Ankara-Istanbul YHT Line: The electric cables of the Istanbul High Speed Train (YHT) were cut three times by unidentified persons in the Kocaeli-Sakarya department.
A total of 28 kilometers of cables have been cut so far, and new cables will be replaced instead. Electric cables of Istanbul High Speed Train were cut by unidentified persons three times in Kocaeli-Sakarya section. A total of 28 kilometers of cable has been cut so far. New cables will be installed instead of cut cables. Lütfi Elvan, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, who made a statement on the subject, stated that they faced the problem of cutting cables on the YHT line in Sakarya and Kocaeli. We don't have any problems. ”
Stating that a certain part of the person who cuts the cable in Kocaeli is burned, Elvan stated that the person could not be found, but his security importance was increased. With the opening of the YHT line, which will reduce the rail transportation between Ankara and Istanbul from 7 hours to 3 hours, the number of passengers will exceed 20 million. Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Line will be integrated with Marmaray to provide uninterrupted transportation from Europe to Asia. Turkey's two largest cities, linking the city with this project include social, economic and cultural exchanges will increase, and the European Union accession process, Turkey will be ready in the transport infrastructure. With the opening of the Istanbul-Ankara YHT line, the number of passengers will exceed 20 million.