• Istanbul T14 (T26?) Tunnel

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Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.

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  by Jeff Smith
 
https://www.raillynews.com/2020/05/anka ... 6-minutes/
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Explaining that the tunnel between Bozüyük and Bilecik on the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train Line will be completed after 14 minutes, Karaismailoğlu said that there was a great revolution in the railways under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and that he has been working with great devotion for years.

Referring to the works on the railways, Karaismailoğlu continued his words as follows:

“We completely renewed a 400 km line between Samsun and Sivas. Here we completely removed the rails of a line built in 1930; electric, signaled and commissioned. Again, there is a very feverish work between Ankara and Sivas. I hope we will have put our 400-kilometer high-speed train line into operation this year. Currently, the work of our 1200 km high-speed train line continues. Our whole goal is to increase this to 2023 kilometers in 5. Thus, we will have a railway line of 500 thousand 17 kilometers. It reduces traffic congestion when the railway lines are finished and put into operation. In addition, there is a great gain in energy, savings and fuel. Again, high-speed train lines cause huge changes in the economical and social terms in the cities where they are located.
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