The contract is signed for renewal and signalization project of Samsun-Kalin railway yesterday.
The project is told to be the biggest project funded by EU out of EU area. Celikler-Gulermak-AZD is the contractor of the project.
During the project, the first phase and second phase will be kept closed one after the other each for one year. With the assumption project starts today and tender terms followed, construction works are expected to be completed by Feb 2018. But end of 2017 is announced as completion date in the ceremony.
|Route Section||Samsun-Kalin (372 km)|
|Blockage Details||Nov 15-Oct 16: Samsun-Kizilca closed.
Nov 16-Oct 17: Samsun-Kizilca 5 days closed, 2 days open. Kizilca-Kalin closed.
Nov 17-Feb 18: Samsun-Kalin 5 days closed, 2 days open.
|Start Date||July 2015|
|Latest Projected Opening Date||Feb 2018|
|Reason for Blockage||Renewal and signalization|
|Affected Train Services||All trains running on full strecth will stop (including Samsun-Sivas regional train)
Partial usage of stretch will be possible (Samsun-Amasya and Amasya-Havza regional trains) during some periods
|More to Read||No Trains to Samsun for 2 Years|