Railways and Light Rail Systems
Project No 9305
Project Title Tatvan - Van High Speed Railway
Client Ministry of Transportation DLH General Directorate
Start - Finish 1993 - 2000
Alone or Joint-Venture Alone
Detailed Description
238 km. Double Lane High Speed Railway
Maximum Slope : % 012.5
Minimum Curb Radius : 1,000 m
1/25,000 Scale Topographic Survey
1/2,000 Scale, 600 m Wide Topographic Survey
Application and Crossections
Total 1,250 Hectare Land Acquisition and Expropriation

Soil Investigations
Total 13,042 m Soil Boring (10-130 m)
Total 962 m Investigation Pit
Seismic and Resistivity Tests
Laboratory, Pressiometer, Piessiometer Tests
Geological Map, 1/2,000 Geologic Plan and Profile

Tunnels (4.8 m Dia, 20-40 cm Concrete Thickness)
24 Tunnel, Total 12,692 m, Longest Tunnel : 2,170 m

Structures
Viaduct : Total 2,065 m, 5 each, 35 m Foot Interval, Prestressed Precast
Longest Viaduct Length : 595 m
357 Box Culvert, 70 Overpass, 107 Underpass

9 each Station Facilities
Sarikum, Ahlat, Adilcevaz, Karsiyaka, Heybelikoy,
Ercis, Unseli, Halkali, Guvecli Station Buildings (532 sqm)
Platform (11 Station x 540 sqm)
Pedestrian Underpass (11 Station x 180 sqm)
Warehouse (9 Station x 303 sqm)
Open Storage (9 Station x 2,250 sqm)
Administration Building (5 Station x 682 sqm)
Highway Catanery Building (5 Station x 315 sqm)
Chief Operation Building (3 Station x 235 sqm)
Dormitory Building (3 Station x 855 sqm)
Heating Center (3 Station x 230 sqm)
Personnel Lodgings (11 Station, Total 16,000 sqm)
Railway Car Building (3 Station x 168 sqm)
Transformer Building (3 Station x 100 sqm)
Services Provided By ESER
Environmental Impact Study
Detailed Engineering
Cost Estimations
Feasibility Study
Tender Documentation
Geophysical Studies
Geotechnical Studies
Basic Engineering
Topographical Surveys
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