Construction works at Marmaray, which almost stopped for last 2 years, had restarted, but is progressing very slowly.
Although railway projects had a fund of TL 7bn this year, many projects will not be able to be commissioned this year. Here are the projects that will progress this year, but not be commissioned.
Marmaray project, which stopped for 2 years, seems to progress fast this year. Transport Ministry allocates TL 1.4bn (€ 0.4bn) for the project.
Marmaray project is taking interest of many people from Turkey and outside who wants to travel or carry load between Europe and Asia. Here are the most frequently asked questions about Marmaray Project and answers:
The ridership in Marmaray hits another record in December 2015, and reached 6 mn passengers.
Some of the expected and frequently asked railway projects will not be able to completed in 2016. Here are them:
Here are highlights from what will happen in Turkish railways this year:
A new schedule is announced about suburban lines of Marmaray, where construction works had stopped since 2014.
The passengers using suburban services in Turkey’s three biggest cities of Turkey had exceeded 130 million last year.
Istanbul has the biggest urban transport system by rail in Turkey..
When Marmaray project will be completed?
A lot of Marmara rail cars are waiting at depots which recently caused discussions..
Railway professionals may face with lots of changes in 2015..
There were claims about suspension and delay of Marmaray Project in media. Is Marmaray Project really behind the schedule?
The opening of Halkali Terminal, which has been closed for more than 1 year may be postponed..