Istanbul Metro awards train contract

CAF and Mitsubishi Corporation have won a €119 million contract to supply metro cars to Turkey’s largest city.

Istanbul Metro has procured 21 six-car trains. In 2009, the operator awarded CAF a contract for 30 metro trains for the automated Kadikoy-Kartal line (M4).

CAF has previously supplied 12 high-speed trains for  the Ankara-Istanbul corridor, 14 trams for the coastal town of Antalya and 33 suburban trains for Izmir.