16 October 2008, 12:00 pm

Ansaldo STS (STS; MI), through a joint venture by its subsidiaries Ansaldo Segnalamento Ferroviario and Ansaldo Trasporti Sistemi Ferroviari, has been appointed as preferred bidder by the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) to design, build, test and commission signalling and telecommunications equipment for the line sections of Bogazköprü-Ulukisla-Yenice and Mersin-Toprakkale.

The contract will be signed within November 2008 according to the tender procedures. The contract, one among the biggest in Europe, is worth EUR 126 million.