33 million euro tunnel boring machine lies under YHT tunnel

The 33 million Euro tunnel boring machine lies under the YHT tunnel: The tunnel boring machine, which was stated to be worth 33 million Euros, remained under the collapsed tunnel during the construction of the High Speed ​​Train (YHT) line in Bilecik, could not be removed for 5 years.

In 2009, a dent occurred when the first kilometer of the YHT Line Tunnel No. 6,2, which was planned to be built in the Ahmetpınar Village area between Bilecik and Bozüyük, was 26 kilometers long. the tunnel boring machine remained inside the tunnel where the dent occurred.

The tunneling machine named TBM, which is worth 33 million Euros, could not be recovered until today. The route of the YHT line in this region was also changed due to the migration.

The company continues to work on the YHT line under construction, the company is attempting to remove the dent underneath, a company from abroad to remove the machine 1 million liras claiming that the claim was made.

It is stated that tunnel 26, where the machine was left due to the dent, was temporarily suspended, a line was laid from this place to another area, which will decrease the speed of the YHT up to 70 kilometers when passing in this region.

YHT line that continues to work in the construction of the machine under the relocation of the 6,2 kilometer tunnel will be restarted in order to open the work is expressed.