806 - 2018 kolaj

What will happen in Turkish railways in 2018?


Logitrans fair will be held at Istanbul.


The second phase of Marmaray project, the surface lines, will be commissioned. Continuous rail transport between Gebze and Halkali will start.

746 - Marmaray - Onur

High speed trains will arrive Haydarpasa and Halkali (European side). Trains to Halkali will use Marmaray tunnel.

Istanbul train station (Sirkeci) will open. Sofia trains will start departing from Sirkeci again.

733 - Sirkeci İstasyonu - Steve

Samsun-Kalin railway, which was kept closed for renewal works, will open.

Cover Photos: Steve Hobson, Onur Uysal ©

Written by Onur Uysal

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

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