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HEADS of state from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia convened at the Port of Baku on October 30 for a ceremony marking the official completion of the 826km Kars - Tbilisi…
TURKEY’s transport, maritime affairs and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan says that the long-delayed second phase of the Marmaray project in Istanbul will now be completed next year.
THALES has been awarded a signalling contract by a joint venture of Gülermak and Kolin for the modernisation of the 36km Sincan - Kayaş line in Ankara.
THE first modern light rail line in the Turkish city of Izmit was inaugurated on June 17, when Turkey’s defence minister Mr Fikri Işık, the governor of Kocaeli province Mr…
EUROTEM, the Turkish joint venture of Hyundai Rotem and Tüvasaş, has delivered the first of 17 trains for Istanbul metro Line M2.
ISTANBUL Metropolitan Municipality has launched a tender for a contract to supply 30 four-car trains for two new metro lines in the city.
A contract for the construction of two sections of metro line on the Asian side of Istanbul was signed in the presence of the city’s mayor Mr Kadir Topbaş at…
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…
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