Ministry of Transport opened a tender of €2.5 mn for development of intermodal services in Turkey.
With regular container train service to Szolnok, Tekirdag appears to be a strong alternative for intermodal traffic between Turkey and Europe.
Ankara rail corridor connecting east and west of Turkey is opened for freight officially.
Rail freight hits record after record.
Turkey-Iran-Pakistan container train is planned to start this year.
Results are started to be taken to transport containers of Balkan region via Tekirdag.
1 million tons of freight is expected to be transported on Iran-Turkey railway this year.
The first container train to Moscow departed from Ankara today.
While first Turkey-China train arrived at Xian yesterday, second was started loading.
The first train from Turkey to China departed.
Tekirdag, one of the main ports of container vessels at Marmara Sea, has stepped forward in strengthening its connections to Balkan region.
Figures publicized about Marmaray which started also hosting freight trains between Asian and European side of Turkey.
While trucks departing from Turkey for Europe can cross Kapikule in 98 hours, trains in the same direction arrives at Germany in same time period.
Demand in intermodal transport between Turkey and Europe hits record high in September.
International rail freight of Turkey is running towards the highest volume of all times.