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Is Marmaray Earthquake Resistant?

The Marmaray Project, which is defined as a hundred-year project, was built to withstand an earthquake of magnitude 9. Istanbul is approximately 20 kilometers away from the North Anatolian Fault Line extending from the east to the southwest of the Islands in the Marmara Sea. [more…]

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Map of Marmaray

The Marmaray Project, one of the most important projects in the world, is designed to ensure that Istanbul continues its urban life in a healthy way, to offer a modern urban life and urban transportation opportunities to the citizens, and to preserve the natural historical characteristics of the city. [more…]

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Istanbul's Skyline is Reshaping

The article of Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan titled “Istanbul's Silhouette Reshaped” was published in the July issue of Raillife magazine. HERE IS MINISTER TURHAN'S ARTICLE To seal time, space and therefore history [more…]

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The Endless Project of the Century: "Marmaray"

Project of the Century Marmaray faced problems due to faulty and incomplete planning. Now the same problem continues in the construction of the city's suburban lines. Technical problems still remain in lines announced at the end of this year's construction 2004 [more…]


Eyüpsultan Jumps in Age

Eyupsultan; It is the center of attraction of Istanbul with its spiritual atmosphere, historical and geographical beauty. With the investments made in the transportation area of ​​the district, which is the first settlement center established outside the city walls after the conquest of Istanbul, [more…]

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Sirkeci-Kazlıçeşme Commuter Line Tender Canceled

TCDD canceled the tender for the renewal of the old suburban railway line between Sirkeci and Kazlıçeşme after the Maintenance Workshop was forgotten to be included in the tender file. The lack of sufficient competition in the tender was also effective in the cancellation of the tender. 1955-2013 in Istanbul [more…]

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KadıköyDate Under The Rails In Turkey

Kadıköy Mayor Aykurt Nuhoğlu visited the archaeological site discovered during the ongoing restoration work around Haydarpaşa Station. Archaeological site for about 2 months at three different locations, including the platforms at Haydarpaşa Station [more…]

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Backbone of Turkish Railways Connected to Two Continents

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that the survey project works of the Kars-Iğdır-Aralık-Dilucu Railway Line, which will connect the east-west railway corridor, which is the main backbone of Turkey's railways, to both Asia and Europe, will be completed by the end of the year. [more…]

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Topbaş's One Project is Rafa

Another project of Kadir Topbaş, former mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, who resigned from his position controversially, was shelved. When the project to convert the train line between Sirkeci and Kazlıçeşme into a tram was abandoned due to the Marmaray project. [more…]

Gebze Halkalı Marmaray Stops and Shuttle Hours
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150 Million Euro Additional Credit to Marmaray

The Undersecretariat of Treasury and the European Investment Bank signed a loan agreement worth € 150 million to finance the subproject under the Marmaray Project. The announcement of the agreement is announced on the website of the Undersecretariat of Treasury. [more…]

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The Route of the Channel Istanbul Project Announced!

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Ahmet Arslan stated that the works on the Canal Istanbul Project will be continued on the Küçükçekmece-Sazlıdere-Durusu corridor route from now on, and said, “The build-operate-transfer model includes other alternatives of public-private cooperation [more…]

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Marmaray Project Completes 2018 Year

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said, “Gebze-Halkalı 67 percent of the Commuter Line Project is completed, 33-6 portion of the remaining percentage will be completed in a monthly period, then the project in August with fine workmanship, September [more…]