Installation and commissioning of the new signal interlocking between Eskisehir and Balikesir has been completed and is now in service.
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If new bill of law is accepted, competition in railway transport will be postponed to 2024 or later.
Turkey-Iran-Pakistan container train is planned to start this year.
In addition to 2 high speed lines in operation, engineering works continue in 7 lines and 4 more lines are in plans.
Results are started to be taken to transport containers of Balkan region via Tekirdag.
Trains will also accompany step-by-step normalization which will start by 1st of March in Turkey.
Total electrified rail network of Turkey is 5753 km long including the HST lines.
The plans for Ankara-Izmir HST project is changed with 2021 investment program.
The high speed line connecting Konya to Karaman will be soon commissioned.
CRRC introduced China’s first self-developed hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive last month.
The last Velaro set produced for Turkey is on way.
TCDD Tasimacilik will spend 900 million TL (€ 100 mn) for its fleet this year.
1 million tons of freight is expected to be transported on Iran-Turkey railway this year.
As tests started with HST set on Ankara Sivas high speed line, road map of the train has become clear.
The first container train to Moscow departed from Ankara today.