420 Czech Republic

GSM-R supports open access to shipping corridor in Czech Republic

Infrastructure manager SŽDC signed a GSM-R communication contract with Kapsch CarrierCom for the design and supply of 2013 km – Ústí nad Labem – Melnik – Vsetaty – Dein- Kolin line until June 172. The contract, announced on February 20, covers 22 new and seven existing base stations. SZDC GSM-R roll-out communication systems [more…]

34 Spain

FGC Jaén helps with tram operations

Jaén Mayor José Enrique Fernández de Moya announced that they reached an agreement on February 4.7 with FGC President Enrico Ticó for the inspection and contracting of the Catalan region and the city's 27 km light rail line. According to officials, the Agreement will take effect from March 1 to June 30 and the FGC will work for the commission system, undertaking trials without passengers. FGC [more…]

98 Iran

Mashhad - Electrification project of the line was started

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development attended the electrification project ceremony of the Mashhad-Tehran line, which was officially launched on February 1. The first part of the project is expected to be completed in 24 months. With electrification and infrastructure upgrades, passenger trains can be accelerated between 200 km / h and 160 km / and the journey time of the 926 km line is 12 hours from 6 hours. [more…]

31 Netherlands

European Railway Agency (ERA) - Must be the only railway administration in Europe

The European Railway Agency (ERA) said that according to the common vision for the future presented by the European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and supplier industry association on February 28, it should be transformed into a single safety certificate and vehicle authority for Europe. In the proposal, it is planned to propose a law within the scope of the 'Fourth Railway Package' being carried out by the General Directorate of the European Commission. Thus, ERA local [more…]


Awarded with TÜVASAŞ International Quality Award

Türkiye Vagon Sanayi A.Ş (TÜVASAŞ) (BID) Business Initiative Directions was deemed worthy of the 'International Quality Award', defined as the 'World's Greatest Quality Summit Award', in the Gold Category. BID organizes gold, platinum and diamonds every year in order to appreciate and encourage companies and institutions that spread over 117 countries and become leaders in their sectors with the importance they attach to quality. [more…]

34 Istanbul

Women's eyes on Metrobus

6 female drivers working in the bus station of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality attract great attention from the passengers. In Istanbul Kadıköy- 6 women who are IETT drivers working on Fenerbahçe expeditions attract great attention from passengers. Firstly, the passengers, who are surprised by the female drivers when they get on the bus, tell the satisfaction they feel from the female drivers when they get off the bus. They were successful by participating in the selection in the "Woman Driver in the Metrobus" project by the Municipality, but [more…]

7 Russia

Bombardier and Uralvagonzavod create joint venture for tram

Train and armored vehicle manufacturer Uralvagonzavod signed a joint venture intent agreement with Bombardier to build a tram line in Yekaterinburg. Uralvagonzavod will assemble a rail system vehicle with a floor height of 350 mm and a capacity of 210 passengers on the railway. Group subsidiary Ural Transmash already teams up for the Russian market, including some bogie cars with a low floor section [more…]

Intercity Railways

Çankırı-karabük Railway was opened for transportation.

The Çankırı-Karabük railway, which was closed due to heavy snowfall and snow, was opened to transportation. The continuous snowfall in Çankırı for 2 days affected life negatively. State Railways staff worked all night to open the Çankırı-Karabük railway, which was closed to transportation yesterday evening due to snowfall and its type. As a result of the works, the railway was opened. Freight train carrying iron ore from Çankırı to Karabük, Batıbeli [more…]

06 Ankara

Yesterday and Today's High-Speed ​​Train in Turkey

Turkey's forty-year-old dream high-speed train started its Ankara-Eskişehir flights. A new line of 76 kilometers was built. Half of the existing railway line was renewed. Investment expenditures, which were 2002 million liras in 111, increased to 2010 billion 2 million liras in 500. The Ministry of Transport plans 'fast' transportation to many cities of Anatolia in 2023. The target is 9 thousand 978 km high-speed train in the centennial of the Republic. [more…]


The second cable car is being built in Ereğli!

Knowing that Ereğli Mayor Halil Posbıyık could not do it, there is no one who does not know the word of the cable car to Göztepe in the election brochures! Posbıyık's mention of this cable car was even a joke in Ereğli from time to time… Hold on tight! Halil Posbıyık also made a new cable car project to Ereğli! As it is known, Kdz. Everyone in Ereğli is waiting for the zoning revision… The company that will implement the Zoning Revision briefed the City Council Members yesterday. [more…]

16 Bursa

The goal of the Tram in Bursa is to reach the sites

The answer to the tram doubt! Metropolitan Mayor Recep Altepe said that there are no technical obstacles to the planned tram line to the city center. Answering our questions on AS TV, we conveyed the allegations and doubts that the project was not possible due to the high slope. He stated that there are high inclination applications in the world and they are solved by engineering methods. He emphasized that the wagons were also prepared according to this feature. in Bursa [more…]

34 Istanbul

Marmaray workers won the case

The case of Marmaray workers regarding the work given by the Istanbul 4th Labor Court was approved by the Supreme Court. Upon the decision, Polat İnşaat accepted that it would take back 27 workers who were laid off and pay 4 months of idle time compensation. Marmaray workers, together with Tekstil-Sen, made a statement in front of the Marmaray construction site in Yenikapı. Speaking here, Tekstil-Sen President Engin Gül said, “We present this achievement to the entire working class” [more…]

34 Istanbul

Kabataş-Bagcılar tram line failure

According to the statement made by Istanbul Transportation Inc., Kabataş- In the Çapa district of Bağcılar tram line, a break in the catenary wire occurred. While the trips between Yusufpaşa and Topkapı cannot be made for a while, transportation on the line Kabataş-Yusufpaşa and Topkapı-Bağcılar could be done. After the fault is remedied in a short time KabataşTransportation on the Bağcılar tram line has returned to normal. Source : AA

35 Izmir

İZBAN Cumaovası-Torbali Railway Line infrastructure works continue

Cumaovası-Torbalı Railway Line infrastructure works entered Torbalı District. The news of infrastructure work, reaching the vicinity of Gökdağ Site in Torbalı District, created satisfaction among the people of the district. Infrastructure works of the Cumaovası-Torbalı Railway Line, whose groundbreaking ceremony was held in the past months and the works continue at full speed, entered Torbalı District. Its construction was completed in 1866 and a [more…]

34 Istanbul

Is this the Haydarpasa hotel?

The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and TCDD took the first critical decision regarding the Haydarpaşa Project, which has been controversial for years. Stating that the controversial Haydarpaşa Project tender will be realized by the Privatization Administration, TCDD General Manager Karaman said, “We will receive rent every year during the operation. Anyone who wants can go and visit the lower floor of Haydarpaşa Train Station.” The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and TCDD have been in discussions for years. [more…]

34 Istanbul

Taksim tram services vary according to the action on the square.

It is not easy to protect the trams on Istiklal Street, a frequent destination for protesters, tourists and students. The timetable of trams, one of the nostalgic symbols of the city, changes frequently due to activist groups. According to the activist groups, 9 warlords, each of whom has become a human money changer, are halting or delaying their expeditions. Two trams run reciprocally from Taksim and Tünel from 7.00 in the morning to 23.00 at night. on normal days [more…]


In Gaziantep, the driver of an alcoholic driver entered the tramway.

In Gaziantep, the car used by an alcoholic driver entered the tramway. According to the information obtained, Ertan Ö. (45) under the direction of the car, plated 27 J 5853, entered the tramway in front of the Provincial Police Department as a result of the driver's loss of steering control. The driver of the car, who got out of the vehicle after the accident, could not get over the surprise of the incident for a short time. Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident, but the driver of the car was seen. [more…]

06 Ankara

Long road suffering will end

“The black train is late, maybe it never comes.” The saying is now history. Until today, the name of the safest means of transportation in the world was always mentioned with delay. In the last eight years, the situation has reversed. When the targets are achieved, high-speed trains will pass through 29 cities including Yozgat, Trabzon, Diyarbakır, Malatya as well as cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Sivas, Bursa. The cost of this [more…]

06 Ankara

Station discussions at the Ankara-Tbilisi-connected Silk Road Train Project.

While the works within the scope of the "Silk Road High Speed ​​​​Train Project" with Ankara-Tbilisi connection were continuing, the discussions about the places where the station would be established came to a head. The Ankara-Yozgat-Sivas railway project, which constitutes the first leg of the Ankara-Tbilisi-linked "Silk Road High Speed ​​​​Train Project", has been changed, the station near the Doğankent region has been shifted to Sorgun district center, the station to be established in Divanlı Village is tried to be made passive. [more…]



Within the scope of the High Speed ​​​​Train project, the distance between Köseköy and Gebze was closed to train operation as of 01.02.2012 in order to make the road construction safer and faster. Naturally, this situation concerned the TCDD personnel working in this region as well as the citizens. On 28.02.2012, at the General Directorate of TCDD, Mr. General Manager Süleyman KARAMAN and all of his other senior executives and Trade Unions [more…]


Those who want to buy High Speed ​​Train Tickets cannot enter TCDD's website.

For those who want to buy a Fast Train Ticket to TCDD's website http://www.tcdd.gov.tr It was reported that he could not enter the Ticket Sales and Reservation section. When schools were on holiday in Ankara and some other provinces, everyone attacked the website of the State Railways to inquire about train tickets or high-speed train tickets. According to the information obtained by the correspondent of the Electronic News Agency (e-ha), the official website of the State Railways http://www.tcdd.gov.tr Although the homepage is opened, [more…]

34 Istanbul

Train Stop from Stop Stopping Haydarpaşa Tradesman

Within the scope of the high-speed train project, train services from Anatolia to Haydarpaşa Station were stopped. The owners of the buffet and restaurant serving in the station complain that they cannot make sales and cannot even pay their rent due to the lack of passengers. Stating that they also have an emotional attachment to the station, the shopkeepers state that the station should not undergo too much change. Gar Büfe Newspaper Dealer Erhak Yaka, with the cancellation of the flights [more…]