CAF will Supply 30 Metro Car for Istanbul

CAF will Supply 30 Metro Car for Istanbul
September 20, 2009 9:15 am

Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer CAF has won a €139m contract in Turkey to supply 30 four-car metro trainsets for the city of Istanbul.

The 90m-long trainsets feature 1,500Vdc catenary pantograph energy pick-up, video entertainment and CCTV surveillance system and can accommodate 1,300 passengers.

The vehicles will be used on the city’s under-construction 22km 16-station Kadikoy-Kartal metro rail line. The rail line is being built by a consortium of Astaldi, Gülermak and Makyol and is expected to be finished in 2011. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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