Türkiye – Halkalı – Bulgaria High Speed Rail Project

Project Description

BOTEK has been completing the works for this very important and comprehensive railway project which is the connecting line of Europe and Turkey. This railway contributes great amounts to development and improvement of these mostly agricultural region and exportation of their production. For this reason, during the feasibility studies and planning stage, these vital subjects have taken into consideration for the economy, tourism and transportation sectors of Turkey. The project of 230 km long Halkali-Bulgaria Dual Line Railway includes the following studies:

  • 1/25000 scale route investigation
  • Preparation of 1/2000 scale maps with the route drawn of these maps.
  • Design of railway structures such as tunnels, bridges, viaducts, retaining walls etc., station buildings and the railway itself in accordance with the provision of the technical specifications.
  • Station design
  • Design of electrification, signaling and telecommunication
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environmental Impact Assessment report of the route
  • Preparation of expropriation plans
  • Execution of boreholes, laboratory testing and other soil investigation studies
  • Preparing of bill of quantities and tender documents

Maximum Design Speed: 250 km/h

Services Provided

  • Route Studies (Corridor Investigation)
  • Mapping and Expropriation Plans
  • Plans and Longitudinal Sections
  • Hydraulic – Hydrological Studies
  • Drainage System Design
  • Soil investigations
  • Final railway design
  • Preparation of the Detail Designs Regarding the Structures (Tunnels, Bridges, Retaining Walls etc.)
  • Cross-sections
  • Boreholes and Laboratory Testing
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Final Design Report