Events

Rail Systems Events 14-21.10.2012 Newsletter

Railway Activities: Middle East and North Africa Railway Project 2012 Abu Dhabi Railway Activities: Railway Return Conference - Los Angeles Railway Activities: North American Railway Summit - Montreal Rail System Activities: ASME Rail Transportation Division Data Management Symposium Railway Activities: Cost Optimization - Electrification Infrastructure Congress 2012 – London Railway Events [more…]

61 Australia

Is the George Street tram project suspended?

In order to relieve Sydney central traffic, it was envisaged to take the buses underground and the tram line to be established on George Street, and the work had started in this way, but the O'Farrell Government thinks that this project will not be beneficial. NSW Infrastructure Minister Nick Greiner said in a statement: “In our view, a light streetcar line on George Street will be inefficient. Too slow to run and enough passengers [more…]

34 Istanbul

Work speed for Taksim-Yenikapı metro line

A new one is being added to Istanbul's metro network. Work continues on the construction of the Taksim-Yenikapı metro. At one of the stops, the Golden Horn, the feet of the bridge began to appear. When the new metro line is completed, it will be possible to reach Yenikapı from Sarıyer without interruption. The construction of the new line that will connect the Istanbul metro with Yenikapı continues. When the metro line is completed, it will consist of Taksim-Şişhane-Unkapanı-Şehzadebaşı-Yenikapı stops. When the new line is opened; A passenger taking the metro from Sarıyer-Hacıosman, transferring to Yenikapı without interruption [more…]

07 Antalya

Germans admire Olympos ropeway investment

Attracting all the attention with its feature of being the longest cable car in Europe, Olympos Cable Car is the center of attention of local and foreign visitors this season as well. Olympos Cable Car, which is one of the places that tourists from all over the world want to visit when they come to Antalya, is one of the places that especially Germans show great interest in the last period. With the end of summer, [more…]

RAILWAYS

Planning and feasibility studies for light rail system between Samsun and Tekkeköy continue

Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Sefer Arlı said that the light rail system works for Tekkeköy district are continuing. Arlı also stated that negotiations are continuing with the existing public buses, minibuses and minibus lines. 23 new buses are coming between the university city center. On the other hand, planning and feasibility studies continue for the light rail system planned to be built between Samsun and Tekkeköy. SAMSUN-TEKKEKOY LINE [more…]

07 Antalya

Germans admire Olympos cable car investment

Known for being the longest cable car in Europe, Olympos Cable Car is the focus of attention of local and foreign visitors this season. Olympos Cable Car, which is one of the places that tourists from all over the world want to stop when they come to Antalya, is one of the places that especially Germans show great interest in the last period. With the end of the summer season, more and more third-year-old tourists [more…]

RAILWAYS

Ordu University Rector offers Light Rail Transition

Ordu University (ODU) Rector Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarlgaç said that students are no longer transported to universities by minibus anywhere in the world, and that Ordu should establish a light rail system. Rector Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarlgaç, in his statement to the Ordu Journalists Association, stated that the transition to the minibus stop on the Black Sea Coastal Road was troublesome for the students and said, "It was not possible to transport students on an international road until 16 months ago. [more…]

GENERAL

I.International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop Ended

I. International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop Prof. Dr. Paper presentations continued throughout the day in Bektaş AKGÖZ Conference Hall, Science Faculty Conference Hall and Technology Faculty Seminar Hall. prof. Dr. In the presentations made at Bektaş AGIRGÖZ Conference Hall, TCDD Electric-Electronics Load. Engineer Sedat BEKİROĞLU “Regenerative Braking Energy Restores in Railway Applications [more…]

35 Izmir

Trains to be used in Izmir will be selected by public vote

İZBAN, which has been providing rail public transportation service in İzmir since 30 August 2010, will decide with the votes of the people of İzmir on the design of 40 new train sets to be made by Hyundai Rotem. Designs named "Kingfisher", "Bay Dolphin" and "Deep Blue", http://www.izban.com.tr It was presented to the public through a survey on the website. By participating in the survey, which will remain open for one week, the people of Izmir, both outside and outside of the new İZBAN trains. [more…]