The High Speed Train (YHT) line, which has been completed to a great extent between ANKARA and Sivas, is planned to open on September 4th.
Work continues in the YHT project, which covers the distance between Ankara and Sivas and has a length of 393 kilometers. 49 tunnels, 53 viaducts, 217 under and overpasses, 61 bridges and culverts were built on the YHT line. Performance tests, which were initiated with the completion of most of the YHT line between Ankara and Sivas, continue. The YHT line is expected to open on September 4th.
‘WE START STARTING, WE’RE WORKING’
Providing information about the works, Transportation Officer-Sen Sivas Branch President Ömer Vatankulu said, “Test drives on the Ankara-Sivas line continue. It was conducted on a difficult geography of 393 kilometers. We are now experiencing the last days of the Ankara-Sivas YHT line. Presumably, as of September 4, we will meet all YHT with Yiğidolar, “he said.
Stating that there are difficulties in YHT studies due to pandemic restrictions, Vatankulu said, “After the completion of the 393-kilometer project between Ankara and Sivas, the 12-hour transportation time between the two cities will be reduced to about 2 hours. We are working hard to bring the high-speed train to Sivas. With the coming of, faith, history and cultural tourism will increase and add value to our city.