Governor Salih Ayhan and Mayor Hilmi Bilgin laid the foundation of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk at the 88 annual Samsun-Sivas (Thick) railway line, which was initiated with the support of the European Union (EU) grants from the 4 year ago and completed the modernization studies. 4. Regional Deputy Director Cemalettin Gültekin'dan received information.
Stating that the test and commissioning process will be opened in the coming days, Governor Ayhan said, Samsun Samsun-Sivas (Thick) line, which is one of the two railway lines of the Black Sea which opens to Anatolia, will also be used for cargo transportation as well as passenger transportation. ”
The founder of the Republic of Turkey, the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, 21 September xnumx't to the first start digging hitting work, 1924-kilometer Samsun, Sivas (Thick) of the railway line, 378 reminiscent completed in September 30 governor Salih Ayhan, "by Ataturk passenger and freight transportation between the Black Sea and Anatolia started with the service line. 1931 for the railway line prepared a modernization project with the support of EU grant funds years ago. With the project, the infrastructure of the railway platform platform was renewed by making 4 meter ground improvement. The 6.70 bridge on the route was demolished and the 38 bridge was restored. 40 thousand 2 meter length of 476 tunnel, rail, sleeper, ballast, scissors superstructure of the line was improved, ”he said.
Stating that the passenger platforms of the stations and stations have been renewed in a way to enable the transportation of the disabled, Governor Ayhan said, sinyal Signaling and telecommunication facilities were established in EU standards. The 121 level crossing was renewed and the gate was integrated into the signaling system with automatic barrier. The 260 million Euro portion of the project, which has cost € 148.6 million, was financed by EU grant funds. The test and commissioning process is ongoing, the line will be opened again at the end of August. The Samsun-Sivas Kalın line, which is one of the two railway lines of the Black Sea to Anatolia, will also be used for cargo transportation from ports in the region. Starting from the port city of Samsun, reaching the Kalin Village of Yildizeli district of Sivas, the railway line gained a suitable infrastructure with the technology of the day, as well as the art structures. This line will make an important contribution in transportation, trade, employment and production if merged with Logistics villages in Samsun province. The duration of passenger transport will also be shortened. " said.
High Speed Train Test Drive to Begin
Governor Salih Ayhan stated that the high speed train under construction is planned to be started as of the end of 2019 and said, asıyla A rapid socio-economic change will be observed in our city with the commencement of high-speed train services in 2020. In this process, our OIZs, tourism and agriculture sector should be prepared. We're happy, we're excited. May these investments be beneficial to Sivaslılar and our country. I would like to thank Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, who contributed and supported the project, Sivas Deputy İsmet Yılmaz and other deputies, bureaucrats, managers, technical personnel and workers' brothers.