718 - Turkrail first train

New container train to Europe

A new container line kicked off on Europe-Turkey route.

The train is owned by TurkRail Demiryolu Tasimacilik, running between Halkali and Wien. First train departed from Halkali on 14th of July and arrived Wien today (18th of July).

After Metrans ended its service, only one container train operator left on Turkey-Europe route.

TurkRail is the second Turkish company to operate container train to Europe after Balo.

Tudemsas’s new generation container wagons are prefered for this train.

Partner operators of this train in Europe are Bulmarket and Hupac.

Cover Photo: TurkRail ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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