Although the only known is legendary Orient Express, there’s an ongoing passenger railway service between Europe and Turkey.
Turkey allocate 6 billion TL for railway investments in 2014. About 1 billion is for high speed trains. But already started high speed train projects need a lot more: 5 billion every year.
High speed trains become more and more popular nowadays in Turkey. Where else? Which countries have high speed trains? How widely are they used?
Chinese high speed trains are carrying almost twice as many passengers as the domestic airlines.
Turkish citizens voted for the “turquoise” as the new design of high speed trains.
Turkey has the youngest high speed train sets of the World, and has an impressive target for the future. What about the others, other countries that have high speed rail networks.
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?
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?