Though pandemic caused fluctuations in freight, it also caused fast growth.
Domestic rail freight prices are increased by 20%
China-Turkey-Europe railway connection is more under spots nowadays.
Search for alternatives for Europe-Asia rail corridor has begun, where Turkey remains the only on-land alternative.
A ceremony was held on 5th of January at Ankara for Islamabad-Izmit train, which had restarted after a delay of 10 years.
As freight transport by rail has grown fast, it has become much harder to meet the demand for empty wagons.
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.