805 - 2017 kolaj

What happened in Turkish railways in 2017?


July

New container train service started to Europe. Turkrail started with one train per week. Number of services from Halkali to Europe is again two.

718 - Turkrail first train

First phase of Nemrut Bay railway project is commissioned. First phase includes a railway connected terminal at the south of Nemrut Bay.

August

Istanbul-Belgrade train ended in practice, since Istanbul-Sofia and Sofia-Belgrade services could not synchronized.

727 - Belgrad İstanbul yolcuları - Onur

October

License is now a must for rail transportation. All forwarders and agencies should get license from now on.

751 - Ray vagonu - Onur

Kahramanmaras Turkoglu Logistics Center is commissioned.

Baku Tbilisi Kars railway is commissioned. First train carrying grain departed from Kazakhstan. Train completed Baku-Mersin stretch in 5 days.

770 - Bakü Mersin treni Ahılkelek - TCDD Taşımacılık

Next page: November-December

Written by Onur Uysal

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

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