Samsun-Sivas Railway Ends Ending

The works on the Samsun-Sivas (Kalın) Railway line, which was closed to traffic approximately three years ago in Samsun, have come to an end. The teams started trial runs on the line they placed. The line is planned to be opened in a few months.

Samsun-Sivas (Kalın) Railway line has reached its final stage. In September, 2015 is closed to railway traffic, and the maintenance and maintenance of the Samsun-Sivas railway line, which has a distance of 378, is being carried out on the 420 kilometer.

The total cost of construction is 1,2 billion liras.

With the activation of the signaling system, the line capacity will be increased and the freight traffic in the north-south corridor will be transferred to the railways. It was aimed to increase the train speed, line capacity and capability in line with high load transportation potential and to make maintenance more comfortable, safe and fast and to reduce maintenance costs. Before the project, the number of trains with 20 will be increased to 30, which will result in an increase in line capacity of 50. In September, 2015 was completed in modernization works in Samsun-Sivas railway line which was closed to railway traffic. Test runs on the tracks laid on the line. Railway workers conduct test runs at night when traffic is available.

Source: Zekeriya FIRAT -


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