Halkalı-Kapıkule high-speed line section

Turkey readies tunnel boring machines for high-speed line to Europe

Turkish Transport minister Abdulkadier Uraloglu set the work in motion on Tuesday. 2023, twitter.com/a_uraloglu

The Turkish ministry of Transport and Infrastructure held the kick-off ceremony for work on a key piece of high-speed infrastructure on Tuesday. A new tunnel on the outskirts of Istanbul should help facilitate faster train travel to the Turkish-Bulgarian border and, thus, to the EU.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

Former Chief Editor of RailTech.com

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