As of 17 May, restrictions of full lockdown are drawn back.
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Ankara rail corridor connecting east and west of Turkey is opened for freight officially.
Rail freight hits record after record.
Due to 17-days-long lockdown, train timetables are updated again.
Early this month, an exciting news hit the headlines: Cappadocia Express.
The railway connecting Turkey to Europe via Kapikule is interrupted due to construction works.
More details about preparations about reorganization of TCDD is publicized.
Korfez Ulastirma, the first private train operator of Turkey, has strengthened its fleet with container wagons.
First private passenger train of Turkey announced: Cappadocia Express.
Though most of the regional train services resumed, many others have not started yet.
Regional train services will resume tomorrow, after suspension of one year due to Covid-19.
After normalization in high speed trains, start of some regional trains is on the table.
The map is published showing signalization of Turkish railway in operation and under construction.
Installation and commissioning of the new signal interlocking between Eskisehir and Balikesir has been completed and is now in service.
If new bill of law is accepted, competition in railway transport will be postponed to 2024 or later.