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Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Çerkezköy - Kapıkule Section High Speed Train Project

Our project includes all electrification works for 152,906 km double lines between Çerkezköy-Kapıkule, station side roads and existing lines to be rebuilt.

There are a total of 6 stations in the project.

  • Cerkezkoy Passenger Station
  • Çerkezköy Freight Station
  • Buyukkaristran Station
  • Luleburgaz Station
  • Babaeski Station
  • Edirne Station

Within the scope of the project, the production of 2 new transformer centers for the supply of traction power and the renovation of the existing Edirne Transformer center, the installation of the catenary system of the entire line, including the modification of the existing line and the catenary at the connection points, auxiliary service transformers for power supply, low voltage panels, UPS, lighting, installation of all auxiliary equipment including air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems and their connections with SCADA, the grounding of the entire system in accordance with the electromechanical systems requirements, and the remote control of all Traction substation equipment at the Çerkezköy station with the SCADA system will be carried out in accordance with National and International standards.

Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project is among the largest infrastructure projects to be carried out by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in IPA II period within the framework of European Union-Turkey Financial Cooperation.

The IPA funds allocated to the project cover approximately 8% of the total funding allocated to Turkey during IPA II period and approximately 74% of the funds allocated to the transport sector.

Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project which will reach from Turkey’s border with Bulgaria to Istanbul is also important as it will provide EU-Turkey-Asia railway connection in accordance with the TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) corridor as well as budget size and technical specifications.

The whole project includes 3 sections which are;




Our contract covers the construction of 152.906-kilometer Çerkezköy- Kapıkule section and it will be carried out with in co-financing of the European Union and Turkey. A total of 275 million Euros of EU funds will be used, while the remaining 76 kilometers will be made simultaneously by the TCDD General Directorate with national budget possibilities.

Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Line Project symbolizing the binding of Turkey with EU is also important as it will provide EU-Turkey-Asia railway connection as well as having importance for Turkey and the EU.