811 km of railway is electrified in Turkey within 3 years.
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More alternatives are now available in intermodal transport between Turkey and Europe.
As Marmaray tunnel is opened for freight trains, container services started from Asian side of Turkey one after the other.
Tickets of high speed trains which will start service on 28th of May are on sale.
High speed trains are planned to start in last week of May, on 1st of June at the latest.
The railway stretch connecting Samsun to national rail network opened yesterday.
Freight trains have started to pass Bosphorus only via Marmaray.
Due to covid-19 epidemic, all intercity train services are suspended in Turkey.
As corona has stopped life to a great extent all over the world, trains started to play greater role in international transport.
The freight trains will soon restart with limited number of wagons between Iran and Turkey.