Capacity Doubles on Toulouse Metro Line A

Siemens Mobility and Toulouse metro operator Tisséo have doubled the capacity on the city’s Line A. They have achieved this by doubling the length of the trains from 26 to 52 metres. Tisséo Collectivités has inaugurated the new XXL Line A. The contract to double capacity on the metro by increasing

DB Cargo Purchases 50 Toshiba Hybrid Locomotives

DB Cargo is purchasing 50 Toshiba hybrid locomotives to make its shunting fleet more sustainable. This will make its overall rail freight operations more environmentally friendly. Following a successful feasibility study on the joint development of a new hybrid locomotive, DB Cargo is now ordering the first 50 vehicles. The freight

Complexity and risks of HS2 were ‘under-estimated’

Photo: HS2/PA Wire HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because its complexity and risks were under-estimated, according to the Whitehall spending watchdog. The National Audit Office (NAO) warned that it is impossible to “estimate with certainty what the final cost could be”. It published a report urging the Government and HS2 Ltd

24 January: news in brief

Staff vote in favour of more SWR strikes A STRIKE ballot which the RMT was legally obliged to hold again on South Western Railway has returned a vote in favour of continuing the long-running industrial action over on-train staffing and the role of guards. Around four out of five of those

New Australind Railcar Design Unveiled

The current McGowan Government blames the former Liberal National Government for a lack of investment in the Australind rolling stock, saying that this has allowed problems such as a build-up of corrosion to occur, leading to cancelled services. Australind Action Plan In response to passenger feedback, the McGown Government has put into

Great Central Railway to restore Thornbury Castle

Unrestored Collett ‘Castle’ No. 7027 Thornbury Castle is to be restored for operation at the Great Central Railway (GCR) following its sale to a private buyer by Jonathan Jones-Pratt. The 1949-built 4-6-0 was purchased by Mr Jones-Pratt’s firm, JJP Holdings, from music mogul Pete Waterman in 2016, but has not received

Coming Soon: The IRFC 2020 Conference

The opening ceremony will be kicked off by the conference organiser, the OLTIS Group Company; by one of the Vice Presidents of the European Parliament, Mrs Dita Charanzova; European institutions representatives; and representatives of the Czech Chamber of Deputies as well as those of the Czech government. The technical programme is

IGW Awarded ZELC Outstanding Supplier of 2018

Our IGW plant in Suzhou is very honoured to be awarded the title of “Outstanding Supplier of 2018” by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (ZELC). We are very grateful to ZELC for its support and recognition of our work in all aspects. BMT drive solutions employees accepting the ZELC ‘Outstanding Supplier’ award ©

Bob Harvilla Joins PowerRail Board of Directors

PowerRail, an AAR M-1003 quality certified company, has announced the recent appointment of Bob Harvilla, Vice President of Sales, to the PowerRail Board of Directors. Bob started his career with General Electric Company in May of 1973. During the course of his 22+ years at GE, Bob held various Sales and

23 January: news in brief

Channel Tunnel operator’s revenue hit by Brexit and French unrest CHANNEL TUNNEL operator Getlink has estimated that its revenue in 2019 was reduced by about 18 million Euros, because of the uncertainties surrounding Brexit and social unrest in France. Shuttle revenue was down by 2 per cent to 629.9 million Euros,

SWR no longer sustainable, admits transport secretary

TRANSPORT secretary Grant Shapps has admitted that the South Western Railway franchise is ‘no longer sustainable’. There has been an immediate backlash from the rail unions, who are calling for SWR to be renationalised. In a written statement to Parliament Mr Shapps said: ‘South Western Railway’s recent financial statements have indicated

CZ Loko Continues Locomotive Upgrades for Estonian Operail

C30-M Modernisation Packets The modernisation packets include all assemblies above the level of the main frame. CZ Loko will perform all manufacturing associated with this contract in Jihlava. The components it will manufacture include diesel engine blocks with alternators, cabs, hoods, cooling systems, brake systems and control blocks. CZ Loko will

22 January: news in brief

New Veterans’ Railcard to go on sale this year RETIRED HM Forces personnel will be able to take advantage of discounted rail travel when a new railcard goes on sale from Armistice Day in November. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced the latest railcard at St Pancras International, where he was joined

What is Engineered Leather and How to Work With It?

It’s engineered for performance meaning it is scuff and scratch resistant and due to controlled stretch, it maintains its form and shape with no bagging, even after a prolonged period of use. This translates into a longer lifetime and a reduced need for replacements. Our patented production process ensures consistent colour

From The Archive: Sir Allen Sarle

Original article excerpt from The Railway Magazine, January 1898 Illustrated interviews: Sir Allen Sarle, General Manager, London, Brighton and South Coast Railway. The retirement of Sir Allen Sarle in the course of the next few weeks means the disappearance of an old familiar face from the management of the London, Brighton and

21 January: news in brief

Network Rail put on warning over poor performance THE Office of Rail and Road has issued a warning to Network Rail over the level of performance in the North West and Central region. As a national average, Network Rail’s contribution to passenger train delay minutes was 58 per cent, a fall

From the Archive: A Dales delight

In 1965, the Skipton to Ilkley line was closed by Dr Beeching. The line reopened 16 years later as the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and has gone from strength to strength. It is now bidding to reach Skipton. Mark Smithers tells the story.  IN less than four decades of

Rail Associations Sign Digital Automatic Coupling Charter

The associations’ central goal is for all European freight wagons to couple automatically by 2030 at the latest. Freight trains must be digitally connected throughout, from the locomotive to the last wagon. The associations recognise, however, that a Europe-wide rollout of Digital Automatic Coupling is both complex and expensive. The

Schaltbau Invests in New Optical Measuring System

Schaltbau Machine Electrics have recently invested in a new optical measuring system to improve productivity and quality, particularly for parts used in the latest C310 AC & bidirectional DC contactors. The Keyence system combines the speed and flexibility of a vision system with the accuracy of a double telecentric lens and

ERTMS: 200km/h Tests on Warsaw-Gdansk Line

With speeds of 200km/h, rail journeys between Warsaw and the port city of Gdynia will become shorter from mid-2020 onwards. A further benefit will be the increase in capacity on the line. Experts from PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. and the Polish Railway Institute ran dynamic tests to ensure the

15 January: news in brief

Battery train sets British record A BATTERY train from Vivarail has achieved a British first by travelling 64km on battery power alone, and the feat has been repeated many times during tests. The Class 230 units are conversions and upgrades of former London Underground D-stock cars and have been produced with

Handheld Nautiz X6 Certified on Major Canadian Cellular Carrier

The Nautiz X6 rugged phablet features an 8-core processor, Android 8.0 (Oreo), a built-in u-blox NEO-M8N receiver, a high-speed 2D imager (optional), and 13-megapixel/5-megapixel dual cameras. It’s IP67-rated for waterproof, dust-tight performance, plus a broad operating temperature range. Its 6-inch sunlight-readable capacitive touchscreen is both beautiful and functional, featuring super-hardened

14 January: news in brief

Chaudhry-van der Velde to leave troubled West Midlands THE managing director of West Midlands Trains Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde is leaving the troubled company at Easter ‘to take a career break’. His replacement has been named as WMR director Julian Edwards, who is joining now and will work alongside Mr Chaudhry-van

Ankara’daki yüksek hızlı tren kazası davası: Sanıklardan 2’si için tahliye kararı verildi

Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesinde görülen yüksek hızlı tren kazası davasına ilişkin duruşmaya, tutuklu ve tutuksuz sanıklar ile taraf avukatları katıldı. Savunma yapan sanıklardan Ankara YHT Gar Müdür Yardımcısı Kadir Oğuz, 2006'dan itibaren Ankara'da görev yaptığını, bu görevin çoğunluğunu daire müdür yardımcısı sıfatıyla sürdürdüğünü belirtti. 'Kaza olduğunda evimdeydim' İddianamede kendisine yöneltilen suçları kabul

Ankara’daki yüksek hızlı tren kazası davasında ara karar açıklandı

Başkentte 13 Aralık 2018'de meydana gelen ve 3'ü makinist 9 kişinin hayatını kaybettiği, 107 kişinin yaralandığı yüksek hızlı tren (YHT) kazasına ilişkin 10 sanığın yargılandığı davada mahkeme heyeti ara kararını açıkladı. Sanıklardan 2'sinin tahliyesini kararlaştıran mahkeme heyeti, duruşmayı 24 Ocak'a erteledi. Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesinde görülen duruşmaya, tutuklu ve tutuksuz

Son dakika haberi… Ankara’daki YHT kazasında ara karar açıklandı – Hürriyet

Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesinde görülen duruşmaya, tutuklu ve tutuksuz sanıklar ile taraf avukatları katıldı. Savunma yapan sanıklardan Ankara YHT Gar Müdür Yardımcısı Kadir Oğuz, 2006'dan itibaren Ankara'da görev yaptığını, bu görevin çoğunluğunu daire müdür yardımcısı sıfatıyla sürdürdüğünü belirtti. İddianamede kendisine yöneltilen suçları kabul etmediğini beyan eden Oğuz, olay günü nöbetçi olduğu

Ankara’daki tren kazası davasında 2 sanığa tahliye kararı – Sözcü

Ankara’da 13 Aralık 2018’de Ankara-Konya seferini yapan YHT, Marşandiz istasyonuna girişi esnasında kılavuz tren ile çarpıştı. Kazada 3’ü makinist 9 kişi hayatını kaybederken, 107 kişi de yaralandı. Ankara Cumhuriyet Başsavcılığınca kazaya ilişkin başlatılan soruşturma sonunda 10 kişi hakkında dava açıldı. Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesince davanın ilk celsesi görüldü. Davaya tutuklu

Hızlı tren kazası davası başladı! Sanık makasçıdan şok ifade: Bana eğitim verilmedi …

Ankara'da 9 kişinin yaşamını yitirdiği hızlı tren kazasına ilişkin dava başladı. Duruşmada savunma yapan sanık makasçı Osman Yıldırım, sinyalizasyon sistemi olsa kazanın önlenebileceğini söyledi. Ankara'da 13 Aralık 2018'de meydana gelen 9 kişinin ölümüyle sonuçlanan hızlı tren kazasıyla ilgili 3'ü tutuklu 10 sanığın yargılanmasına başlandı. Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesi'nde görülen davaya,

Ankara’daki Yüksek Hızlı Tren kazası davasında tutuklu sanıklar savunma yaptı

Ankara'da 13 Aralık 2018'de 3'ü makinist 9 kişinin hayatını kaybettiği, 107 kişinin yaralandığı Yüksek Hızlı Tren (YHT) kazasına ilişkin 10 sanığın yargılandığı davanın ilk duruşmasında tutuklu sanıkların savunmaları alındı. Ankara 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesinde görülen duruşmaya, tutuklu ve tutuksuz sanıklar ile taraf avukatları katılıyor. Duruşma, kimlik tespiti ve iddianamenin okunmasının ardından olay

Emergency windows on Caledonian Sleeper locked shut

ONE of the vehicles in a new Caledonian Sleeper train is reported to have emergency windows that cannot be opened. Serco, which owns the franchise, has attributed the problem with the high-tech windows to a ‘circuit fault’, but added that ‘guest and staff safety is always our number one priority’. The windows

Ten handy gadgets for rail travellers

For the regular commuter or avid traveller, trains are not always the most convenient of places. Seats can be uncomfortable, amenities are often limited and long journeys can be boring. Here’s a selection of handy gadgets to make those tiresome train journeys just a bit more manageable. 1. Rest in comfort with

TranPennine introduces ‘Nova 2’ into service

SATURDAY, November 30 saw the third and final TransPennine Express (TPE) train fleet finally entering passenger service, when Class 397 ‘Nova 2’ set No. 397007 worked the 08.10 departure from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh.  An incident-packed journey saw the train finally arriving at Edinburgh significantly behind time because of an overhead

From the archive: Restoring an armoured Simplex

Greensand Railway Museum Trust (GRMT) was formed in 2000 and completed restoration of Baldwin 4-6-0T WDLR No. 778 to steam in 2007 – the only operational Baldwin class 10-12-D in Britain, indeed the world, in as-built steam locomotive form. Now, the GRMT has its eyes firmly fixed on another ‘war veteran’

Stadler sets spread their wings in the east

GREATER Anglia introduced Class 755 units on Ipswich to Felixstowe services from November 19. The move is part of the expansion of operations of Stadler bi-mode units. Greater Anglia is in the process of cascading its remaining Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ units to Transport for Wales, and the rollout of

Locomotive Services buys Class 86 and 87 from ETL

TWO former West Coast AC electric locomotives have been bought by Locomotive Services Limited from Electric Traction Ltd (ETL). The last mainline Class 87 – No. 87002 Royal Sovereign – along with 86101 Sir William A Stanier FRS had been hired by ETL to GB Railfreight for working empty stock from the Caledonian

OEBB Cityjet Eco to Be Deployed in Greater Vienna

Since September 2019 OEBB has been testing the Cityjet Eco in passenger operations to gain insights in order to develop a series-production version. Starting on 13 January 2020 OEBB will test the prototype train in the Vienna area for a period of two months. OEBB and Siemens Mobility have been investing

January 2020 issue on sale!

Britain’s best-selling rail title The Railway Magazine is back for another month of award-winning photos, news, features and exclusives from the rail industry, past and present. This month’s The Railway Magazine features an insight into the retro look for LNER’s HST finale! Plus, Pacers and Mk4s are scrapped and we have

Canadian National celebrates centenary

CANADA’s largest rail operator – Canadian National (CN) – celebrated its centenary in 2019 and gave some of its locos a special ‘CN100’ livery. Here, ‘CN100’ livery GE ET44AC No. 3217 leads another GE-built loco (No. 3811) with an eastbound intermodal train north of Kamloops on September 28.  CN

Retro livery for rebuilt Canadian Pacific locos

CANADIAN Pacific (CP) has given several recently rebuilt locomotives its original original Tuscan red, grey, and gold livery, the first locos appearing in mid-October. The ‘new’ SD70ACU locos are rebuilds of earlier EMD SD9043MAC locos, retaining an overhauled EMD 16-cylinder 710 engine, uprated to 4,500hp, but with new electronics, cabs,

New GE and EMD locos for FCAB in Chile

CHILEAN mining railway Ferrocarril de Antofagasta (FCAB) has received the first of five new General Electric (GE) C23 EMP locos, having already taken delivery of seven brand new ‘EMD’ GT42 locos (numbered 3201 -3207) built by Progress Rail in Muncie, Indiana.     The ‘GE’ locos, ordered before GE

Unique Austrian line to lose passenger services

THE 21.2km-long Feldbach to Bad Gleichenberg line, east of Graz, in south-eastern Austria, is closing in December 2020.  The line is owned and operated by regional rail operator Steiermärkische Landesbahnen (STLB) and has used 1,800V DC electrification since it opened in 1931.  The two single-car EMUs used to operate

Last few months for Polish scheduled steam?

SCHEDULED steam passenger trains on the Polish main line may cease completely from mid-2020.  The last remaining public passenger mainline steam services anywhere in the world are in Poland, operating from the famous museum depot at Wolsztyn, west of Poznan.  The end of Polish steam has been reported previously,

7 January: news in brief

TPE season ticket holders get 3% rebate COMPENSATION for poor performance is to be paid to TransPennine Express season ticket holders that the operator said ‘cancels out the annual regulated fare increase’. TPE passengers who held a season ticket between 1 October and 31 December last year will be eligible for

HS2 costs ‘completely out of control’

Those in charge of the HS2 project have been been accused of “fiddling the figures” by the deputy chairman of the project’s review panel. Parliament was “seriously misled” over the costs of HS2, which would be poor value for money and bad for the environment, the former Labour transport spokesman

West Coast looks forward with Avanti

By Ben Jones NEW trains, more services and a better customer experience are the priorities for Avanti West Coast (AWC), which replaced Virgin Trains on December 8.  First-Trenitalia’s West Coast Partnership joint venture will operate the country’s busiest inter-city railway until March 31, 2031, during which time it will

Stadler to Deliver 14 Trams to Darmstadt

Stadler has won a tender for the delivery of 14 trams for the German city of Darmstadt. The contract, which is with HEAG mobilo GmbH, also includes an option of up to 30 additional vehicles. The new trams will enter service in mid-2022. HEAG mobilo GmbH operates the trams in Darmstadt.

Bodmin’s whole main line fleet is displayed

THIS view, dated October 13, shows all the main line diesel locos currently operated by the Bodmin & Wenford Railway. On the right, Class 37 No. 37142 pulls a ‘dead’ Class 50 – No.50042 Triumph – towards Bodmin General station. On the left is Class 47/3 No. 47306 The Sapper in Railfreight Distribution

New look for Perry Barr?

Birmingham’s Perry Barr station looks set to be transformed as part of a wider regeneration of the area it serves. The development of a new rail and bus interchange will see a modern new station building constructed, featuring new lighting, CCTV, accessible toilets, covered waiting areas, live travel information screens, lifts

NR devolves signalling and track projects to regions

Network Rail’s new geographic regions are now accountable for the delivery of all capital projects within their borders, including track and signalling.  Introduced on November 11, this second phase of NR’s devolution process sees more teams transfer to the regions, to NR’s new Network Services division as well to the Route

Storm breaks after Berkeley publishes his HS2 review

RAILWAY industry sources and politicians have been defending the need for HS2, after Lord (Tony) Berkeley published his own version of the forthcoming Oakervee Review, which is understood to be in favour of the scheme in spite of its sharply rising costs. Parliament was ‘misled’ over the budget, alleged Lord Berkeley,

İzmir Müze ve Sanat Galerisi ‘Türk demir yolları tarihi’ne yolculuk yaptırıyor

❮❯Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD) tarafından yeniden düzenlenen İzmir Müze ve Sanat Galerisi, ziyaretçilerini Türk demir yolları tarihinde yolculuğa çıkarıyor. Telgraf makineleri, telefonlar, göztaşı kullanılarak elektrik üreten sıvı pil kapları, haberleşme belgeleri, Türkiye'de imal edilen ilk iki buharlı lokomotif olan "Bozkurt" ve "Karakurt"un isimlikleri gibi çok sayıda malzemenin yer aldığı

Final trains operate at Bursledon Brickworks

HAMPSHIRE Narrow Gauge Railway Trust (HNGRT) operated public trains for the final time at Bursledon Brickworks museum, near Southampton, on October 27.  After being actively involved in preservation for 58 years the organisation is now being wound up and its assets distributed to other narrow gauge lines (RM Nov).

Coastal repairs secure future of Wicklow line

SPECIALIST contractors and Iarnród Éireann-Irish Rail (IÉ) workers have completed essential coastal defence repairs on the scenic stretch of the former Dublin & South Eastern Railway line between Greystones and Bray. The work at Bray Head saw the line temporarily closed between Bray and Greystones over the Bank Holiday weekend (October

New Year curtain call for Gloucs-Warks 2807

CHURCHWARD ‘28XX’ 2-8-0 No. 2807 will work the last trains of its current 10-year boiler certificate at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway on December 31-January 1. No. 2807’s ‘ticket’ expires on March 10, but the 1905-built veteran will be withdrawn on January 2 to enable work on its overhaul to begin. 

Son dakika: Ankara’da tren kazası – Sözcü

Ankara’da, Doğu Ekspresi treninin boş olan lokomotif ve jeneratör vagonu raydan çıktı. Kazada ölen ve yaralanan olmadı. Temizlik ve bakım için Marşandiz’de bulunan atölyeye giden boş trenin, bir lokomotif ve bir jeneratör vagonu 06.30 sularında raydan çıktı. FOTO: AA Ankara ile Kars arasında sefer yapan Doğu Ekspresi treni, Ankara Garı’ndan boş olarak hareket edip,

Alstom Delivers First Prima M4 Locomotive to Morocco

To close off 2019 Alstom has delivered the first Prima M4 locomotive to Morocco. Alstom signed a contract with ONCF, Morocco’s national railway operator, for the delivery of 30 electric Prima locomotives back in 2018. The 30 locomotives are being manufactured in France. However, Alstom’s team in Morocco will oversee the

Sika Opens Third Plant in Indonesia

Sika has commenced operations at its third plant in Indonesia in a step which saw it align local production capacities with the strong demand for building materials. The new plant is in Bekasi, which is to the east of the capital city Jakarta. Two existing Sika plants were already supplying concrete

Bombardier JV to Build 160 CR400AF Train Cars for China

Bombardier Transportation’s joint venture, Bombardier Sifang Transportation Ltd (BST), has won a contract from China Railway for 160 CR400AF cars. These new Chinese-standard high-speed train cars will operate on China’s growing high-speed rail network. The 160 cars will be put together into ten 16-car trainsets and will operate at 350km/h. In

Kırım – Rusya demiryolu köprüsü: Avrupa ve Ukrayna, Moskova’yı kınadı

Telif hakkı Getty Images Rusya Devlet Başkanı Vladimir Putin, Kırım'ı Rusya'ya bağlayan dev bir demiryolu köprüsünün açılışını yaptı. Avrupa Birliği ise Ukrayna'nın egemenliğinin ve toprak bütünlüğünün ihlal edildiği gerekçesiyle açılışı kınadı. Rusya 2014'te Kırım'ı Ukrayna'dan ilhak etmişti. Ukrayna cephesinde de açılış kınandı ve Kremlin'in uluslararası hukuku çiğnediği

Kırım Köprüsü’nden geçerek Sivastopol’e gidecek ilk tren Saint Petersburg’dan kalktı

Saint Petersburg-Sivastopol seferini yapacak olan ‘Tavriya’ adlı 7 hızlı trenin yolculuğa hazır olduğu bilgisini alan Putin, “İyi yolculuklar ve iyi şanslar” dedi. Saint Petersburg’daki Moskovskiy Garı’ndan yerel saatle 14.00’te (TSİ ile aynı) harekete eden tren 530 yolcu taşıyor. Saint Petersburg ile Sivastopol arasındaki toplam 2 bin 741 kilometrelik mesafeyi kat

Putin, Kırım Köprüsü’nün demiryolu kısmını hizmete açtı

Açılış töreninde konuşan Vladimir Putin, Rusya'nın gelecekte Kırım Köprüsü'ne benzer projeleri hayata geçireceğinden emin olduğunu söyledi. 'Rusya'nın bu tür projeleri gerçekleştirecek güçte olduğunu kanıtladınız' Köprünün inşasında yer alan çalışanlara hitap eden Putin, "Rusya'nın bu tür küresel ölçekli altyapı projelerini gerçekleştirebilecek güçte olduğunu yeteneğinizle, kararlılığınızla ve azminizle kanıtladınız. Bu, uzunluğu bakımından sadece Rusya'nın

Mayors demand answers over future of Northern Rail

The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have called for “clarity” after a Sunday newspaper was told Northern Rail would be stripped of its franchise. The Sunday Times was briefed that private train operator Northern Rail was to lose the franchise and, under plans reported by the weekly title, an “operator of last resort”

Doktor çiftin atletizm tutkusu

Kırklareli'nin Lüleburgaz ilçesinde doktor Emrullah ve Reyhan Demirel çifti, yaşam biçimi haline getirdikleri atletizmde her güne zinde başlıyor. Lüleburgaz'da özel bir tıp merkezi müdürü ve iç hastalıkları uzmanı olarak görev yapan 60 yaşındaki Emrullah Demirel ile aile hekimi eşi 52 yaşındaki Reyhan Demirel, hafta içi sabah, hafta sonu ise öğle saatlerinde

Putin, Kırım Köprüsü’nün demiryolu kısmını tren geçişlerine açacak

Rusya Devlet Başkanı Vladimir Putin, Güney Federal Bölge’ye yarın düzenleyeceği iş ziyareti kapsamında Krasnodar ile Kırım Köprüsü’nün demiryolu kısmının yarın yapılacak olan açılış törenine katılacak. Rus lider, köprü yapımında yer alan çalışanlarla ve sektör yöneticileriyle bir araya gelerek, Rusya’nın güneyindeki trafik altyapısını geliştirme planlarını dinleyecek. Kırım Köprüsü araç geçişlerine Mayıs 2018’de açılmıştı. Yarın St. Petersburg’dan ve ertesi gün ise Moskova’dan yarımadaya

Fenerbahçe Beko Başantrenörü Obradovic’ten taraftara teşekkür

Tecrübeli başantrenör Zeljko Obradovic , ING Basketbol Süper Ligi'nin 13. haftasında Teksüt Bandırma'yı 89-79 mağlup ettikleri maçın ardından FBTV'ye açıklamada bulundu. Geçirdikleri zorlu süreçte Teksüt Bandırma karşısında elde ettikleri galibiyetin önemli olduğunu aktaran Obradovic, "Savunma açısından problemli anlarımız olduğu doğru ama bugün daha çok takım gibi oynadık. Bu şekilde devam etmemiz gerekiyor.

Türkiye Çin’e ‘ihracat treni’ gönderecek

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD) Genel Müdürü Ali İhsan Uygun, 6 Kasım’da Çin yük treninin Marmaray’dan geçerek Prag’a ulaşmasının ardından trenlerin devamının geleceğini belirterek "Ülkemizin farklı sektörlerine ait ürünlerin de yer aldığı bir ihracat trenini yakın zamanda Çin’e uğurlamayı planlamaktayız." dedi. TCDD Genel Müdürü Uygun, tarihi İpek Yolu’nun yeniden canlandırılması inisiyatifi

Pınar Karşıyaka Başantrenörü Ufuk Sarıca takımından memnun

ING Basketbol Süper Ligi'nde Beşiktaş Sompo Sigorta'yı 82-68 mağlup eden Pınar Karşıyaka'nın başantrenörü Ufuk Sarıca, dirençlerinin ve oyun anlayışlarının arka arkaya galibiyet almalarını sağladığını ifade etti. Sarıca, basketbol şubesinin internet sitesinde yer alan açıklamasında, ING Basketbol Süper Ligi'nde Darüşşafaka Tekfen'in ardından Beşiktaş Sompo Sigorta'yı, FIBA Erkekler Kupası'nda da Enisey'i mağlup ettiklerini

70 yaşında Avrupa ikincisi oldu hem çocuklarını hem de öğrencilerini şampiyon yaptı

Kocaeli'de yaşayan Uzak Doğu sporlarında 50 yıldır eşiyle milli takım antrenörlüğü ve uluslararası hakemlik yapan 73 yaşındaki Aşkın Kahveci, 5 çocuğunun da aralarında bulunduğu Avrupa ve dünya şampiyonu 52 milli sporcu yetiştirmenin mutluluğunu yaşıyor. Bugüne kadar yaklaşık 30 bin öğrenci yetiştiren, 70 yaşında katıldığı Avrupa şampiyonasında elde ettiği ikinciliğin ardından yarışmacı

20 December: news in brief

Union protests at proposed ‘draconian’ rail strike law PLANS to legally restrict the extent of rail strikes, requiring a minimum level of service, are being opposed by a rail union. The law was mentioned in the Queen’s Speech, as expected, and would require a ‘minimum service agreement’. If this is breached,