34 Istanbul

3. Is the Bridge Really Necessary?

Boğaziçi University Civil Engineering Faculty Member Prof.Dr. Semih Tezcan's writing on the 3rd Bridge. Boğazray Tüpgeçit Project, without the need for even a dollar of foreign currency, was built by Turkish contractors at less than the cost of the 3rd bridge. [more…]

GENERAL

TCDD specializes, monopoly departs!

While TCDD decides to privatize as of 2012, it will raise rivals and abolish the monopoly in railway transportation. According to Turkey's 2012 program, radical targets were set in the transportation sector for the next year. TEKEL IS RISING In 2012, TCDD's [more…]

06 Ankara

10 'babayiğit' for the domestic train

The "domestic" requirement for the Ankara Metro tender has prompted Turkish companies to act. 10 “babayiğit” came together for the production of domestic tram and metro wagons. Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO) President Nurettin Özdebir is in Turkey [more…]