The new investment of Volkswagen in Turkey has carried the “freight trains through Marmaray” topic to top.
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Tekirdag Derince rail ferry which connects Europe and Asia for freight trains will stop service for 15 days.
The start of Baku Ankara overnight train service is postponed.
Though rail freight increased in last two years after liberalization, it’s still far from meeting expectations.
Stadler announced a sales contract of 7 locos with Turkish private train operator, Korfez Ulastirma.
Tudemsas, subsidiary of TCDD for manufacture of freight wagons, is getting prepared for export of 150 container wagons to Europe.
Transasia Express has restarted after 4 years between Tehran and Ankara.
Overnight service with sleepers will start between Istanbul and Ankara after 7 years.
It becomes really hard to follow the changes done and announced about passenger train services this summer.
TCDD Tasimacilik hit the record of 2.77 million tons of freight in May.