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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…
THE first of eight LRVs being supplied by Durmazlar, Turkey, to Samsun arrived in the Turkish city on October 26 after completing its road journey from the company’s plant in…
ISTANBUL has moved a step closer to its target of completing 400km of metro line by 2019 with the opening of the 4.5km extension of Line M4 from Kartal to…
THE first of 19 metro trains being supplied by CRRC Corporation to Izmir arrived in the Turkish city on September 10.
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