Turkey

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…
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…
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