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Marmaray project


The scope, route, stops, targets, cars, ridership figures and history of Marmaray project, 1st phase of which was commissioned and 2nd is under construction and which will connect Asian and European side of Istanbul by rail via tunnel under Bosphorus:

What’s inside?

Project overview
Route
Project details
History
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Cover Photo: Onur Uysal ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

2 comments

  1. Very much enjoyed perusing your blog about Turkish railways — a subject about which I know little, unfortunately! But from what you’ve written and from the little I’ve read over the past year or so, Turkey is now an exciting place to be for the railway buff! The tunnel under the Straits linking Europe and Asia is a wonderful development, given that it brings rail freight transportation between China and Europe on step closer!

  2. Once again, thanks for the update on these remarkable construction projects — projects that should shorten the distance between European and Asian railway networks!

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