Enver İskurt, Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, chaired the technical meeting on the Ankara-Sivas YHT line, whose work is in the final stage. In the meeting, the construction of the line, electromechanical, stations, train wagons, operation studies were discussed. TCDD General Manager Ali ihsan Uygun, TCDD Transportation General Manager Hasan Pezük gave information to İskur.
The final touches are being put on the line, which is planned to be opened in June by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Deputy Minister İskurt, who received information from the technical team and managers at the meeting, examined the works to the finest detail. İskurt said, “Under the leadership of our President, we offer a fast and comfortable modern service to our people. Thank you to all my friends who contributed. They achieved success by working day and night.” The technical committee and the managers working in the field gave detailed information about the business. Before the opening, the calendar for the completion of some productions was determined, the final data of the test results were also evaluated.
TCDD Deputy General Managers Metin Akbaş, Öner Özgür, TCDD Teknik AŞ General Manager, Murat Gürel, TÜRESAŞ General Manager Mustafa Metin Yazar, TCDD Modernization Vice President Mücahit Lek, TCDD Capacity Vice President Zülkane Süzer, Railway Construction Department Head Suat Güllü, Vice President Özgür Karabacak, Deputy Head of International Relations Department, Abdullah Çorak.
BRIEF ANKARA-SIVAS YHT (Between Kayaş-Sivas)
Length: 393 km. (151 km: Kayaş-Yerköy / 242 km: Yerköy-Sivas)
Number of Stations: 8 (Elmadağ, Kırıkkale, Yerköy, Yozgat, Sorgun, Akdağmadeni, Yıldızeli and Sivas)
Tunnel: 49 tunnels
Tunnel length: 66,081 km.
- Tunnel completed: 46
- Total length of tunnels opened: 63,6 km.
- The longest tunnel: 5125 meters.
- Viaduct length: 27,211 km.
- Longest viaduct length: 2220 meters.
Total Excavation Amount: 114 million cubic meters.
- The amount of excavation completed: 114 million cubic meters,
Total Fill Amount: 30,9 million cubic meters.
- The amount of filling completed: 30,9 million cubic meters.