323 - Yerköy Yozgat Sivas demiryolu

Ankara Sivas very high speed line

The scope, route, stops, phases and history of Ankara-Sivas very high speed line under construction:

Project overview

Owner: Turkish State Railways
Project cost: TL 2.8 bn
Contractor: China Major Bridge Engineering – Cengiz – Limak – Kolin (Yerköy-Sivas), Kolin-Cengiz-Limak-Mapa (Kırıkkale-Yerköy), Doğuş (Elmadağ viaducts)

Target commission date: 2019

  • 1st phase: Yerköy-Sivas (253 km)
  • 2nd phase: Kırıkkale-Yerköy (79 km)
  • 3rd phase: Kayaş-Kırıkkale (62 km)
  • 4th phase: Ankara-Kayaş (12 km)

Cover Photo: Cengiz İnşaat ©

Next page: Route and project details

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

One comment

  1. Interesting that the Ankara-Kayaş section is to be part of the Başkentray project BUT why wasn’t any work done on this project when the Ankara Banliyö was shut long for a very long period a few years ago? A perfect opportunity wasted. Now travellers will have to be inconvnienced once again.

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