Turkey will open a high-speed rail line to the northwestern province of Bursa.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc; Transportation, Maritime & Communication Minister Binali Yildirim; Suleyman Karaman, the director general of Turkish State Railways (TCDD); signed the contract with YSE Yapi-Tepe Insaat consortium in Ankara.
YSE Yapi-Tepe Insaat consortium will construct the Bursa-Yenisehir part of Bursa High-Speed Train Project.
The project envisages construction of 20 tunnels, 20 viaducts, and 44 underpasses and overpasses. There will be three stations in Bursa, Gursu and Yenisehir.
Infrastructural works are expected to be completed in two and a half years, and the construction of Yenisehir-Bilecik line will begin synchronously.
In August 2011,YSE-Tepe consortium won the bid to constructed 75-km Bursa-Yenisehir part of Ankara-Istanbul high-speed train project with 393.17 billion Turkish liras (TL).
The separate clashes have taken place in southeastern Turkey's Mardin and Sirnak provinces
PM Davutoglu says Turkey does not intend to escalate situation post downing of Russian aircraft
Without resorting to the niceties of diplomatic language, Tsipras blasted Turkey's shooting down of the Russian plane, Davutoglu's answer was not long to wait
Turkish dailies cover Monday EU-Turkey summit in Brussels and funeral service of slain lawyer Elci
Ankara promises to regularize refugee flow to Europe 'as much as possible'; EU offers money and visa-free travel for Turkish citizens
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says EU and Turkey will 'share destiny of our contintent' at summit in Brussels
Turkey is set to win a deal for the opening in December of a new chapter in Turkey's stalled accession talks for the 28-nation bloc
Turkey's largest airport, Ataturk Airport is set to become Turkey’s first air hub to appear on Google Street View
Turkey has issued a travel warning, advising its citizens to delay trip to Russia following the downing of Russian warplane on Tuesday
Local Bar Association president killed amid gunfire in Diyarbakir province
In a sign of rapprochement gaining momentum between the two sides, Russia is backing the Syrian affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization, PYD, in Azez
IOM staff on the ground both in Turkey and Greece believes a large-scale Turkish coastguard training operation 'have disrupted some of the traffic'
'Our policy remains unchanged and the claims, therefore, are inaccurate,' a government official says
Construction of Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline on schedule for completion in 2018, says Turkish FM Cavusoglu
Turkish president accuses Moscow of striking opposition groups in Syria under pretext of fighting ISIL