THE first of 14 Škoda metre-gauge LRVs equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation arrived in Eskişehir, Turkey, on March 9.
ESKISEHIR Light Rail Transportation Company (EsTram) has awarded Škoda Transportation a contract worth around €26m to supply 14 28T ForCity Classic low-floor LRVs, which will be equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation.
THE municipality of Eskişehir, Turkey, invites bids by July 21 for the supply of 14 LRVs for operation on the city's 45km EsTram light rail network.
THE prime minister of Turkey, Mr Recep Erdogan, officially opened the 245km Eskişehir – Istanbul section of the 533km Ankara – Istanbul high-speed line on July 25.
TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) has awarded a €10m contract to Thales to modernise the signalling and telecommunications at Eskisehir station.
THE Mayor of Eskisehir Mr Yılmaz Büyükerşen formally opened the latest addition to the city's EsTram light rail network on March 18 when he made an inaugural trip over Line 3, which serves eastern districts of the Turkish city.