TCDD’s high speed train tender has finally announced as January 2018.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is commissioned.
The railway is connecting Turkey to Caucasus, Central Asia and China via Kars, Tblisi and Baku. It’s also a new connection to all world for Central Asia and Caucasus.
Target is to transport 6.5 millon tons of freight. Passenger train services will also begin with brand new sleepers next year.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is planned to get some share from China-Europe traffic is doubling every year.
Details and articles about the project are at Rail Turkey.