Every player is now looking for the alternatives, and already started comparisons of terminals near İstanbul. Here are terminal Oscars of Rail Turkey.
Founder of RT Media & Consulting.
Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.
Ekol Logistics, had big success with the combined service between Turkey and Germany by ROLA train. So is ROLA our future? Should we expect to see more and more trucks on rail?
VTG announced an intention of merger of VTG and Kuehne + Nagel in rail logistics. Now the question in Turkey will be what will be the market shares of operators in Europe-Turkey conventional traffic after this merger.
Sabancı has an interest in high speed trains, but not in freight trains. So the Ulusoy group. Are they fascinated by the popularity and modern-looking of high speed trains?
For every 4 container trains running between Turkey and Europe, 1 conventional train run last year. Is it possible for conventional wagons to stand, or the fight already lost?
Liberalization of Railway Transportation in Turkey had a big step with the accepted law in Turkish Parliament. Could we expect to see a similar development in railway transportation, as in air transportation in near future?
Crossing Marmara by ferry is increasing the costs 10 €/to for Asian side of Istanbul. So who will pay this additional cost, who will use this ferry?
Ford Otosan, the ex-legend of Turkish railway sector is now shifting to roros. Does that mean Ford is turning back to trains?
Hihg speed trains mean money and prestige in one hand. However, considering the problems about freight trains and terminals stil awaiting to be solved, is this investment a waste of money?
The Bosphorus Tunnel, the dream project is counting the days.. Will only passengers pass through it, or the cargos as well?
The railway traffic to Middle East from Europe and Turkey is about to dead. The fall was painfull. But the rise is about to start.
The closing time of Halkalı is approaching.. Now, the questions is this: Which will replace Halkalı, Çerkezköy or Derince?
Asian and European side of Turkey is disconnected for more than a year by rail. And now it’s about to connect again..