RAILWAYS

The Largest Electric Bus Fleet in Europe Will Be In Manisa

Test drives of environmentally friendly electric buses, which Manisa Metropolitan Municipality plans to implement in order to ease the traffic in the city and contribute to the environment, continue. With the delivery of all electric buses, Manisa Metropolitan Municipality will have broken new ground by owning the largest electric bus fleet in Europe. Infrastructure works on the road routes within the scope of the Transportation Master Plan [more…]

installation of electrification facilities in the port line
TENDER RESULTS

Result of the tender for the Establishment of Electrification Facilities on the Port Routes and the Salhane Connection Line Route

Port Roads And Salhane Connection Line Route Electrification Facilities Establishment Project Construction Work As A Result Of Tender Turkish State Railways Administration TCDD 3rd Region Purchasing and Stock Control Service Directorate 2018/431897 KIK numbered Port Roads and Salhane Connection Line with an approximate cost of 4.034.334,11 TL 2 companies bid for the tender for the Project of Establishment of Electrification Facilities on the Route [more…]

16 Bursa

KARSAN Adds Electric Motor Version to Gesture Model

Showcasing Jest for the first time in 2013, Karsan added an electric motor version to the Jest+ model it introduced last year. Jest Electric, which closely follows the technology with its 10'' touch screen and digital display, uses a single ratio gearbox while the BMW electric motor produces 170 HP power and 290 Nm torque. [more…]

RAILWAYS

GOLD WINNER Selected at Metro Istanbul SAP Quality Awards

GoldWinner was selected in the “Business Transformation” category of Metro Istanbul SAP Quality Awards Turkey! With the SAP Business Transformation project, which started in 2017 and the first phase of which was implemented on January 1, 2018, a successful study was put forward in terms of improving the business processes of Metro Istanbul. With the ongoing 2nd Phase applications being put into the live service environment as of October 1, 2018. [more…]

RAILWAYS

UTİKAD Re-Approves at FIATA World Congress

UTIKAD, the Association of International Forwarding and Logistics Service Providers, successfully carrying out its task of representing the Turkish logistics industry on international platforms, achieved a great success at the FIATA World Congress held in India between 26-29 September 2018. The delegation chaired by UTIKAD Chairman of the Board Emre Eldener decided that FIATA Diploma Training, which will be held for the fourth time in the 2018-2019 academic year in Turkey, will be given by UTIKAD. [more…]

ASIA

Syria, Turkey and Iraq to Extend railways up to the border

Syrian Railways Damascus Department Head Ridvan Tikriti said that they are planning to extend the railways to the borders of Turkey and Iraq within the framework of the plan to revive the railway transportation in the country. Making statements to Sputnik on the subject, Tikriti noted that the Syrian administration also plans to build a railway from Damascus to the Jordanian border in order to provide uninterrupted transportation from Europe to the Gulf countries. Tikriti said, “The target of the Syrian Railways is to connect the provinces in the country. [more…]

371 Latvia

International Transport and Logistics Conference in Turkmenistan

"HEAVY TURKMENISTAN 2018 International Conference" on the transportation of heavy loads and logistics has started in the city of Awaza, located on the Caspian Sea coast of Turkmenistan. In the international conference “HEAVY TURKMENISTAN 2018”, the delivery and installation of heavy project loads to Turkmenistan, the possibility of receiving cargo at the Turkmenbashi port, the state of the road and railway infrastructure, experience issues and all the details of logistics are discussed. Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, USA, [more…]

Intercity Railways

Erzincan-Trabzon Railway Works Started

The pre-qualification applications for the Erzincan-Trabzon Railway Survey, Project, Engineering and Consultancy Service Procurement consultancy service business were collected on May 16, 2018, and the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) carried out the pre-qualification tender for the study and application project of the Erzincan Trabzon railway. There has been a new development regarding the Erzincan-Trabzon Railway, for which the survey and implementation project has been carried out. acquired by 61saat.com [more…]

RAILWAYS

Kalın: "Istanbul New Airport will reach October 29"

The Presidency made a statement after the cabinet meeting sözcüSü İbrahim Kalın announced that the opening of the new airport will take place on October 29th. Presidency sözcüsü Kalın announced that 97 percent of the Istanbul New Airport has been completed and that the opening will take place on October 29, as previously stated. In the statement made by the State Airports Authority (DHMI), it is stated that the transfer to the new airport with the "Big Bang" method, which is expected to be carried out on October 30-31, [more…]

RAILWAYS

Transfer Date of Third Airport Postponed

It has been reported that the relocation procedures for the third airport, which will be opened on 29 October, will be carried out on 30-31 December 30, which is envisaged on 31-2018 October. Funda Ocak, General Manager of the State Airports Authority (DHMI), called a meeting of aviation organizations, including airlines, regarding the relocation to Istanbul New Airport, which will be officially opened on October 29. In the article about the meeting, the Istanbul New Airport will be held on October 29. [more…]

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Chinese Demand Shares of Astaldi, the Italian Partner of YSS Bridge

According to the sources, the negotiations of the Chinese investor group for the 33 percent Astaldi share in the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge gained momentum. Sources stated that Rome-based Astaldi aims to achieve the agreement by the end of the year. While Astaldi wants to sell its shares in the third bridge and connection roads, other Chinese companies are also negotiating to be included in the buyer consortium, according to sources. Chinese investor, according to a source [more…]

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Why does Kartepe Municipality Hold 5 Million Pounds to Make a Cable Car?

Kartepe Municipality received 5 million liras from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism by saying "We will build a cable car". The municipality, which deposited in the money account in 2016, has not spent a single cent from this money for 2 years. Public money awaits its fate in the bank account A surprising detail about Kocaeli was recorded in the 2017 reports of the Auditors of the Court of Accounts. According to the information contained in the reports of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the ministry [more…]

Intercity Railways

Expert of Çorlu Train Accident Receives Tender from TCDD

While it was revealed that Karaşahin, the expert in the Çorlu train accident, was the consultant for the renewal project of the line, it was noted that Yarman received a tender. A new one has been added to the expert scandal regarding the train accident in which 25 people lost their lives in Çorlu. Journalist Mustafa Hoş, Prof. He said that Sıddık Binboğa Yarman, like the other expert Mustafa Karaşahin, was in the committee that cleared the Pamukova train disaster in which 41 people lost their lives. [more…]

RAILWAYS

Wrong Park Eden Cars Stopped the Tram, Immediately Seven

A white car parked on the tramway in the People's House area turned the traffic upside down. The driver's pleasure was waited for 15 minutes for the road to be opened. A white car parked on the tramway in the Izmit Community Center region turned the traffic upside down. Citizens who saw the car blocking the passage of the tram first called the owner of the vehicle. When the owner of the vehicle is not found, the police are informed. [more…]

06 Ankara

Visit from Transportation Officer-Sen to TCDD Deputy General Manager Uygun

Transport Officer-Sen Chairman Can Cankesen paid a congratulatory visit to Ali İhsan Uygun, who was appointed as the Deputy General Manager of TCDD. Cankesen wished the Deputy General Manager Uygun success in his new position, expressed his satisfaction for his appointment and wished him success in his work. Deputy General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun paid kindly visits to the Chairman of the Board Can Cankesen and the Transportation Officer-Sen delegation. [more…]

07 Antalya

Türel: Varsak-Otogar Tram Line will be in service in New Year

Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Menderes Türel said that the 3rd Stage Rail System works are continuing at full speed. Stating that the rail laying works continue, including at night, Mayor Türel emphasized that the works were carried out at a pace that broke world records. Turel “3. We are planning to complete the Stage Rail System in a way that will run our trains on the rails betweenvark and Otogar and even in December-January," he said. Stage Rail System [more…]

GENERAL

Today in History: 4 October 2005 Council of State, TCDD

Today in History October 4, 1860 Constanta-Chernova (Bogazkoy) line was put into operation. The voyage has begun. (64,4 km.) October 4, 1872 The Haydarpaşa-Tuzla line, the first part of the Haydarpaşa-İzmit railway, was completed within 14 months and put into service with a ceremony. October 4, 1888 Deutsche Bank, headed by Georgevon Siemens, received the concession to extend and operate the Haydarpaşa-İzmit Line to Ankara. The right of concession is 99 years and the construction [more…]