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TANZANIA’s president Mr John Magufuli officially launched construction on April 12 of the first phase of the country’s 2561km standard-gauge railway project which will eventually link the Indian Ocean port…
THE mayor of Izmir Mr Aziz Kocaoglu inaugurated the 8.8km Karşiyaka - Mavişehir light rail line on April 11, adding 14 stations to the city’s expanding urban rail network.
ACCORDING to a study by SCI Verkehr, Germany, the world market for metro cars is set to grow at an annual rate of 1-2% from what it describes as a…
THE Turkish city of Izmit moved a step closer to opening its first light rail line on March 23, when the mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mr Ibrahim Karaosmanoglu officially…
THE City of Istanbul has issued a tender for 50 new four-car metro trains for Istanbul Metro.
Turkey’s railway sector entered a new era on June 20 2016. Turkish State Railways (TCDD) became solely responsible for infrastructure and traffic management, with TCDD Tasimacilik formed as a passenger…
THE mayor of Izmir Mr Aziz Kocaoglu officially unveiled the city’s new fleet of CRRC light metro trains on February 11.
THE government of Azerbaijan has secured a €277m loan from a consortium of Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and the French branch of HSBC Bank to purchase 50 locomotives for use…
ANKARA’s fourth metro line was inaugurated on January 5 by the president of Turkey Mr Recep Erdoğan, prime minister Mr Binali Yildirim, minister of transport, maritime affairs and communications Mr…
TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) inaugurated Ankara’s new $US 235m high-speed station on October 29 with a celebration that was attended by president Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and prime minister Mr…
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