Nexans will Supply Cables for Istanbul Railway Line

Nexans will Supply Cables for Istanbul Railway Line
October 15, 2009 8:45 pm

Nexans will supply 1,350km of specialised railway cables to Alstom for installation on the Turkish city of Istanbul’s Marmaray tube-Bosphorus rail line.
The €3.3m contract includes the manufacture and supply of signalling cables such as the ZPAU, digicode and eurobalise as well as low-voltage power cables K25.

The 76.3km rail line connects Halkalı on the European bank of the Bosphorus to the suburb of Gebze to Istanbul’s urban transport network and is scheduled to enter service in 2013.

The project’s phase 2 is being carried out by a consortium led by Alstom, which as the team leader, is handling the project coordination and general engineering, track installation and electrification and signalling.

Manufacture of the cables will begin shortly and finish by the end of 2010. The installation is scheduled for 2010–11. 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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