Photo: Benjámin Zelki

TURKEY: Construction has started on an extension of Ankara’s Başkentray suburban railway from the current western terminus of Sincan to Yenikent.

The 8 km northwestern extension is being funded from public sources. Completion of the TL353m project is due by the end of June 2022.

From Yenikent a single-track line is to be built to the Kazan Soda Elektrik factory to the north. Construction of the 6·8 km alignment is being funded by the factory.