Category Archives: Marmaray

38 trains bought for Marmaray sit idle at Haydarpaşa

38 trains bought for Marmaray sit idle at Haydarpaşa :Thirty-eight trains, bought at a cost of 12 million euros each to transport passengers between Gebze and Halkalı, remain idle at the Haydarpaşa railway station in Ä°stanbul’s Kadıköy... ...

Spanish firm slows down rail project in Istanbul ,asks for more money

Spanish firm slows down rail project in Istanbul ,asks for more money :Spanish firm OHL has slowed down the Marmaray 2 railway project due to a rise in costs, similar to the previous contractor in the project, according to sources familiar with the... ...

Number of train sets are increasing in Marmaray | Turkey

Number of train sets are increasing in Marmaray :In Marmaray that is connecting Asia to Europe with a tunnel under the sea, now 10 car train sets will be used instead of 5 car train sets. In Marmaray which commenced operation on 29th October 2013 and... ...

Europe and Asia united with Elektro-Thermit

Europe and Asia united with Elektro-Thermit :True to our motto “We unite the world”, on 27 June 2013 the last Thermit® weld was completed on the railway track through the Marmaray Tunnel in Istanbul, so creating a continuous rail-connection... ...

Road cracks open during Marmaray construction in Ä°stanbul

Road cracks open during Marmaray construction in Ä°stanbul :A crack formed on a road in Ä°stanbul’s Zeytinburnu district on Monday during the construction of a new section of the Marmaray, the world’s first underwater rail link between two... ...

La Farga joins two continents under the sea

La Farga joins two continents under the sea :The underwater rail link joining East and West, with La Farga rail technology.La Farga is supplying the cables for the railway electrification of the Marmaray project, a new 76 km rail link between Halkali... ...

Marmaray connecting Asia to Europe

Marmaray connecting Asia to Europe : Turkey has opened an underwater railway tunnel linking Europe and Asia, and the two sides of Istanbul, realizing a plan initially proposed by an Ottoman sultan about 150 years ago. The Marmaray tunnel runs under the... ...

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