1 million tons of freight is expected to be transported on Iran-Turkey railway this year.
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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.
The investment budget of 2021 for 12 high speed lines has become clear.
Money will flow into metro and tram projects in Turkish cities this year.
The impacts of 2020 in railway transportation come into view one after the other.
Total investment for rail will reach to 44 billon TL (€ 5 bn) in 2021.
Deep impacts of Covid-19 which started affecting life in March in Turkey can be seen in rail transport statistics.
A hard year is now back, also for railways. 2021, on the other hand, may come with several good news.
A hard year is about to end. Here are milestones of the year in railways:
Construction contract for Cigli tram in Izmir was signed last week with contractor.
While first Turkey-China train arrived at Xian yesterday, second was started loading.
The new rolling stock manufacture company, Turasas, started fast.
First phase of Golden Horn will be commissioned in January 2021.
The first train from Turkey to China departed.