RAILWAYS

Member of Parliament from Ağbaba Visit to Demiryol-iş Union

Railway-İş Union Visit from Deputy Ağbaba: Republican People's Party Malatya Deputy Veli Ağbaba said, “The arrival of the high-speed train to Malatya will affect Elazığ and Adıyaman as well.” Deputy Ağbaba, together with his party members, visited Nurettin Öndeş, the Representative of Türk-İş Malatya and the Regional President of the Railway-İş Union. Speaking at the visit, Öndeş thanked Ağbaba for his visit and said, “Although Malatya is a metropolitan city, its political mission [more…]

34 Istanbul

Maintenance of Bosphorus bridges after Marmaray

Maintenance of Bosphorus bridges after Marmaray: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Yıldırım stated that the maintenance of Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges will be done on the most suitable date after Marmaray opens. Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, answered AA correspondent's questions about the maintenance of the Bosphorus bridges. For the maintenance of the Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet (FSM) bridges, after the Marmaray opens, the most suitable [more…]

06 Ankara

Ankara Station comes narrow to the disabled

Ankara Station is too narrow for the disabled: The historical Ankara Station, which has become more attractive with the YHT flights, could not make the disabled people smile alone. The visually impaired who want to reach TCDD are left in the middle with the yellow stripes ending. Citizens with walking disabilities struggle to cross both the parked vehicles and the pavement to reach the disabled ramps. Historical Ankara Train Station, High [more…]

Deutsche Bahn and TCDD
RAILWAYS

Opening of Railways to Private Sector | The Eye of the World is in TCDD's YHT Pastry

Opening the railways to the private sector: French, German, Japanese and South Korean giant companies started to compete to get a share of the cake in the railways to be opened to the private sector. The regulation envisaging the opening of the railways to the private sector mobilized the world's giants. Deutsche Bahn and SNCF are the hottest companies. Thales, Thalys, Mitsubishi and Hyundai Rotem are also looking for new opportunities. Specialized freight and passenger transport on railways [more…]

GENERAL

Kardemir's subsidiary signed a contract for the production of Kardökmak Locomotive and Wagon Wheel

Kardemir's subsidiary Kardökmak signed a contract for the production of Locomotive and Wagon Wheels: Kardemir's subsidiary Kardökmak signed a final contract with the German Schuler Group for the project of manufacturing 200,000 locomotives and wagon wheels per year. In the statement made by Kardemir to the Public Disclosure Platform, it was stated that the project is included in Kardökmak's investment plan. Kardemir's shares increased by 2.52 percent after the announcement. [more…]

34 Istanbul

Description of the ropeway project from top to throat

Description of the ropeway project to be built from Topbaş to the Bosphorus: Kadir Topbaş, in response to a question about the ropeway project planned to be built in Istanbul, noted that they arranged the transportation systems in Istanbul within the transportation master plans and that the transportation networks were ready. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş, who examined the Maltepe Coastal Embankment Project on site, answered the questions of the press. Topbaş, stating that Maltepe Municipality has a stance against the project [more…]

34 Istanbul

Description of the top-of-the-line ropeway project

Topbaştan ropeway project description: Kadir Topbaş, in response to a question about the ropeway project planned to be built in Istanbul, noted that they arranged the transportation systems in Istanbul within the transportation master plans and that the transportation networks were ready. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş, who examined the Maltepe Coastal Embankment Project on site, answered the questions of the press. Topbaş stated that Maltepe Municipality has a stance against the project and said, “I hope so. [more…]

34 Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen Airport One Year After Metro Marmaray

Metro to Sabiha Gökçen Airport One Year After Marmaray: Sabiha Gökçen Airport CEO Gökhan Buğday said that after the opening of the Third Airport, Sabiha Gökçen will become a city airport. After Sabiha Gökçen Airport broke the historical record in terms of the number of passengers and planes last holiday, CEO Gökhan Buğday answered the questions on live broadcast. WE HAD A PERFECT HOLIDAY TIME Buğday said, “Especially the departure of the holiday and [more…]

34 Istanbul

Tunnel of Marmaray (Video)

Marmaray tunnel: TBMs were used in two different ways between Ayrilikcesme and Uskudar, Sirkeci-Yenikapi and Sirkeci-Yedikule. 5 TBMs worked on the project. EPB type is 1 and the other 4 are also cemented TBMs. EBP-TBM (with close face shield and ground pressure compensator) were used only between Yedikule-Yenikapı (2,2480 m). The reason for this is the risks that may arise from the historical peninsula. Cementing TBMs Ayrılıkçeşme-Üsküdar (2,4210 m) and Yenikapı-Sarayburnu [more…]

16 Bursa

Bursa Airlines will start flights in 3 months

Bursa Airlines will start flights in 3 months: Metropolitan Mayor Recep Altepe announced that Bursa Airlines (BHY), established by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, will start flights within 3 months at the latest. The provincial organization of the AK Party celebrated the feast with a ceremony held at the Merinos Atatürk Congress Culture Center Great Terrace. Deputy Prime Minister attended the ceremony hosted by AK Party Provincial Chairman Sedat Yalçın. [more…]

06 Ankara

Railways carried 60 thousand passengers during the feast

Railways carried 60 thousand passengers during the feast: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yildirim, stated that 11 million 500 thousand passengers have been transported by high-speed train since the day it was opened, and said, “We transported 60 thousand passengers during the feast. 660 trains a day carried our citizens safely," he said. Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, announced that the train services that took place during the 'Ramadan Feast' [more…]

06 Ankara

Bayramda YHT expeditions full

YHT services were full during the holiday: During Ramadan Feast, there was a great intensity for departures and returns, especially at the Konya Intercity Bus Terminal, with the arrival of the high-speed train at the train station. The bus station officials we talked to on the subject stated that there are 2 bus trips per day between 2 days before and 1200 days after the Ramadan Feast. Old Garage expeditions are not included in this [more…]

06 Ankara

When to open the Ankara Istanbul high-speed train line

When will the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train line be opened: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, stated that the trains worked perfectly and fully as planned during the Ramadan Feast, and said, “Railway investments will continue to increase. We will experience the real feast on October 29 with the opening of Marmaray and Ankara-Istanbul YHT line. Reminding that when the only means of transportation is the train, the expatriates go to the home only by train. [more…]

994 Azerbaijan

The Turkic Council Will Meet To "Bring Distant Nearly"

Turkic Council Will Convene to “Bring the Fars Closer”: At the 15rd Turkic Council Summit to be held in Gabala, Azerbaijan on 16-3 August with the participation of President Gul, transportation and connection issues will be discussed. We stopped on the Caspian crossing. A truck coming out of Central Asia should use the Caspian crossing instead of passing through Iran and Russia”-“Our aim is to first remove the non-physical barriers and then [more…]

34 Istanbul

Marmaray project won the tender

Marmaray project won the tender: ThyssenKrupp Elevator Turkey will supply a total of 36 units, 155 escalators and 191 elevators for 346 stations and additional buildings, according to the contract signed with OHL and Dimetronic Joint Venture (ODJV) in the Marmaray Project, which is seen as the project of the century. Marmaray Railway Tube Tunnel and Suburban Railways Public Transport System in Istanbul [more…]

GENERAL

Fındıklı: Our Expectations for Kastamonu Railway

Fındıklı: Our Expectation for Kastamonu Railway: After 54 years of longing, it finally reached Kastamonu Airport on 19 July 2013. It was officially opened with a magnificent ceremony by our Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. At the opening of the airport, the Minister of Transport said that Kastamonu has now "winged" and "take off". Indeed, with the opening of the airport, Kastamonu has now become winged, “flying” and “rising”. witnessing history [more…]

GENERAL

Saudi Rail Forum 2013

Saudi Rail Forum 01 – 03 December, 2013 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is a country that has made significant breakthroughs and investments in the railway sector. According to the national transport plan, it was planned to invest 2010 billion SA rials between 2040 and 365. SAR 63 billion (approximately US$ 17 billion) between 2010 and 2025, especially for the country's railway infrastructure [more…]