The scope, route, stops, targets and history of modernization project of Samsun-Kalin railway:
While many keep eyes on Turkey after repelling the coup attemp and declaring “OHAL – state of emergency” for 3 months, Transport Minister Mr Ahmet Arslan made statements about the way that Turkey’ll follow.
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:
The railway section going through Ankara will be closed for 18 months due to Baskentray Project.
Conventional wagons will be able to arrive Halkali again after 3 years.
Due to engineering works for rail bridges on Halkali-Cerkezkoy-Corlu railway, Halkali is getting prepared for another closure.
Bulgaria completed the modernization of two sections on 154-km-long Plovdiv-Dimitrovgrad-Svilengrad-Kapikule railway.
Tekfen-Dogus consortium was awarded for the engineering works of Afyon-Usak section of Ankara (Polatli)-Izmir (Menemen) very high speed line.
The scope, route, stops, phases, targets and history of Ankara-Izmit very high speed line under construction:
Ahmet Arslan is assigned as Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister in new government of Turkey, where last Transport Minister Binali Yildirim is the Prime Minister.
After opening for container block trains at the beginning of this year, Halkali now gets prepared for the conventional traffic.
Halkalı Terminal may again be closed to rail traffic due to problems in bridges.
Turkish Government had set the deadline for completing all legal steps about liberalization of railway transportation by 21st of June, 2016.
Renewal and signalization of Zonguldak-Karabuk section of Zonguldak-Irmak project opened on Wednesday with a ceremony.
Among the long list of railway investments, there are some projects with almost no considerable fund within this year from the total railway investment budget of TL 7bn.
The first network statement prepared by TCDD is announced to be published by the end of this month.
Halkali, Turkey’s most important export customs, has started to serve only trains. The new address for trucks is now Catalca.