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High-speed railway line opened in Turkey

13.01.2022

High-speed railway line opened in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoglu opened a 102-kilometer high-speed line Konya-Karaman connecting the two cities.
Turkish Railway project

28.12.2021

Ispartakule-Cherkezkoy Turkish Railway project got support

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has authorized $ 338. 02 million (€ 300 million) in financial assistance for the Ispartakule-Cerkezkoy railway project in Turkey.
railway infrastructure components

09.12.2021

Vossloh to supply railway infrastructure components to Turkey

The German manufacturer of railway materials Vossloh has signed a contract to supply 147 railway switches of various geometries, spare parts and additional track materials to Turkey.
Turkish Railways opens a logistics center in Kars

08.12.2021

Turkish Railways opens a logistics center in Kars

TCDD officially opened its logistics center in Kars, set up to serve the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway linking Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan, which opened in October 2017.
construction of a railway

25.11.2021

Turkey received a loan for the construction of a railway

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing the Turkish government with an additional € 150 million loan for the construction of the Ispartakule-Cherkezkoy section of the Halkali-Kapikule railway (Turkey-Bulgaria railway connection).
The first tunnel was built on the Ankara-Izmir high-speed railway in record time

29.10.2021

The first tunnel was built on the Ankara-Izmir high-speed railway in record time

Due to the creation of a high-speed line between Ankara and Izmir, travel time between cities will be reduced from 14 to 3.
high-speed train

06.10.2021

Mass production of the Turkish high-speed train will begin in 2022

Mass production of the Turkish high-speed electric train will begin in 2022. This was announced by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, who focused on the work carried out by TÜRASAŞ, which reduced Turkey's foreign dependence on railway vehicles.
Alstom delivers Turkey’s first locomotive equipped with ETCS Level 1 & 2

29.09.2021

Alstom delivers Turkey’s first locomotive equipped with ETCS Level 1 & 2

As part of a contract between TCDD and Alstom, Turkey’s first locomotive equipped with the ETCS Level 1 and 2 has been delivered by Alstom for operation on Turkey’s coastline.
Körfez Ulaştırma receives the first two EuroDual locomotives from Stadler

10.09.2021

Körfez Ulaştırma receives the first two EuroDual locomotives from Stadler

Körfez Ulaştırma, a subsidiary of Tüpraş, received the first two EuroDual hybrid locomotives from the railway rolling stock company Stadler.
electric train

22.06.2021

Turkish-made electric train will start running trials in August

The Turkish-made electric train will start running trials in August 2021, and by the end of the year it will switch to passenger transportation after passing certification, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said during a visit to the Turkish Railway Vehicles Industry Inc.
Siemens Mobility completes delivery of high-speed trains

08.06.2021

High-speed railway line in Turkey to be launched in June 2021

The high-speed railway line Ankara-Sivas will be launched in June 2021. Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey Enver Iskurt announced that the construction of the Ankara-Sivas high-speed line is at the final stage.
Siemens Mobility completes delivery of high-speed trains

07.06.2021

Siemens Mobility completes delivery of high-speed trains for operation in Turkey

Siemens Mobility has completed the delivery of high-speed trains for operation in Turkey. After Siemens completes the delivery of the Velaro Turkey high-speed trains ahead of schedule, the entire Velaro fleet is expected to be available for commercial services from June 2021.