Kapikule Railway Terminal, Photo: Rail Turkey

Kapikule Terminal

Terminal is the most important border crossing to Europe at Turkish-Bulgarian border.

All of the container lines and most of the conventional train trafic pass through this terminal. It’s connected to Svilengrad Terminal at Bulgaria, where all rail traffic between these two stations are done by BDZ and private operators.

Kapıkule Terminali

Sınır İstasyon Kodu (Border Station Code) : 703

Yük İstasyon Kodu (Freight Station Code) : 08993 – 8

Logistics Mng : Sami Gür (Tel: +90 284 238 23 12)

Coordinates : 41.719, 26.361799

Rail Distance to Borders

  • Kapıkule / Svilengrad (BG) : 2 km
  • Uzunköprü / Phytion (GR) : 98 km
  • Kapıköy / Razi (IR) : 2034 km
  • Nusaybin / Kamichli (SYR) : 1900 km *
  • Islahiye / M.Ekbez (SYR) : 1366 km *
  • Çobanbey (SYR) : 1600 km *
  • Doğu Kapı (AM) : 2109 km *
  • Ahılkelek/Akhalkalaki (GE) : 2060 km **

* Rail border crossings to Syria and Armenia are closed
** Border crossing to Georgia is under construction

Open to Freight Traffic : Yes

Open to International Traffic : Yes

Kapıkule Terminali

Border Crossing Hours of Operation : 7/24

Freight Terminal Hours of Operation : 08:30-17:30

Sidings

  • 15 lines
  • Loading siding with transshipment platform : 2 hat/lines (200 m)
  • Loading siding with level access : No
  • Shunting sidings : 12 000 m

Storage Area

  • Container Storage Area: No
  • Dangerous Goods Storage : No
  • Bulk Loads Storage: No
  • Warehouse : No
  • Bounded Area : Yes
  • Weighbridge : Yes

Logistic Service Providers

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