The special train tour from Istanbul to Thesselonike departs on 8th of October.
The passenger trains which are making loss will continue to be organized by TCDD Tasimacilik until the end of 2020.
Although trains become popular and competetive in some routes with high speed trains, passengers prefering trains fall in Turkey.
The research about train travel among 26 EU countries, Switzerland, USA, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Russia and Turkey is quite interesting.
TCDD is getting prepared to run HST service till Halkali and Haydarpasa, and trains to Europe from Sirkeci next year.
After TCDD’s new international train services to Sofia and Bucharest, travelers are now wondering when Istanbul-Thessesonike train will start.
Train service between Istanbul and Sofia has started. But it’s not easy to reach to clear official information. Only chance is travellers’ shares, where you need to check if the information is up-to-date or not.