Ankara LRT System Design, Engineering & Training

Ankara/Turkey, 1991-1997

The city of Ankara concluded to supplement its public transport system by a Light Rail system with a length of 9 km. For this project, LRTC has taken over the preliminary design of  the alignment, 11 stations, the depot and the workshop.

In the framework of the detailed design, the horizontal and vertical alignment including intersections have been elaborated. Also the project management has been provided.

After the testing and final acceptance inspection of the track system, the operation and maintenance concept has been introduced. This included the elaboration of all operational procedures and the preparation of the company organisation structures.

Finally, the training of management and operation staff has been executed and operation assistance during the first year of operation has been given.


Client: City of Ankara/Turkey; Siemens AG, Germany