622 - Samsun Kalın demiryolu -OnurRailway Infrastructure

Samsun Kalın railway project

The scope, route, stops, targets and history of Samsun-Kalin railway of which modernization works continue:

Project overview

Owner: Transport Ministry/Turkish State Railways (TCDD)
Project cost: EUR 258.8 mn
Contractor: Çelikler – Gülermak – AZD Praha
Duration: 900 days
Target commission date: 9/2018

Cover Photo: Onur Uysal ©

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  1. Map shows westward extensions from Samsun Gar to Çarşamba and the industrial park. Will these be reopened or should they be deleted from the map?

    • Thanks for quick reply – you are right that the tramway from Samsun Gar through the industrial park to Tekkeköy is running now and is being extended to the airport. But as far as I know the train line to Çarşamba has been disused for some time.

  2. Yes, but not due to Samsun-Kalin project.

    By “open”, I mean there exists a line and no engineering works on that line.

    There is most probably no traffic because it would be inefficient to run locos on that closed network with that little traffic.

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