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.
Although the train service between Istanbul and Belgrade exists on paper, it has practically ended.
TCDD has updated the high speed train timetables due to new phase in Baskentray project.
Although sleeper trains become less and less popular as daily life speeds up with planes and high speed trains, they are still the first choice of travellers who are looking for comfort and adventure.
Train services from Istanbul to Bucharest and Belgrade started this weekend.
Passenger trains are getting slightly over 1% of share among all travels.
TCDD Tasimacilik’s new Siemens high speed train sets will start operation starting from tomorrow.
TCDD announced new international train connections to Bucharest and Belgrade in summer.
Bosphor Express, the overnight train between Istanbul and Sofia will start direct service tonight from Halkali.
TCDD is getting prepared to open the new Ankara high speed train station and the new high speed train to service.
TCDD ended three regional services this year, Konya-Aksehir, Cerkezkoy-Uzunkopru and Cerkezkoy-Kapikule due to big loss and insufficient demand.
After 3 years, passenger trains restarted running on Balikesir-Kutahya section.