Railway Tunnel Built on the Eastern Anatolian Fault Line

The railway tunnel was built on the eastern Anatolian fault line.
The railway tunnel was built on the eastern Anatolian fault line.

Professor Dr. Uğur Doğan said that in the previous years, they discovered that the railway tunnel in the district of Palu is directly above the East Anatolian Fault line and that they placed fault monitoring devices in this tunnel.


Following the 6,8 magnitude earthquake in Elazig, scientists continue their studies in the region.

He is one of the scientists. Dr. Uğur Doğan said that in the previous years, they discovered that the railway tunnel in the district of Palu is directly above the East Anatolian Fault line and that they placed fault monitoring devices in this tunnel.

Slight damage occurred in the tunnel on the actively used train line due to fault mobility.


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