Metro tunnel, Ankara, Turkey
Ankara metro is one of the 4 underground railway networks in Turkey and currently has only one line, which links the south-eastern city centre with the north-western Batikent along a length of 14.6 kilometres.
MSD produced the equipment for transporting tunnelling materials and transporting persons for extension of Ankara's metro.
- 6 spoil containers 13 m³ – tippers
- 1 unloading unit
- 1 passenger car + bogie
- 1 mortar carrier + bogie
- 2 segment wagons
The wagons, with a maximum height of 2400 mm and a maximum width of 1400 mm, were equiped with spring-mounted axles, pneumatic brake systems and Willison 1’ couplings, so that the 350 mm diameter wheels optimally harmonise with the 750 mm track gauge.