Turkish Ministry of Transportation announced the target of constructing 4000 km new conventional rail lines till 2023. Here’s the report or this target by Summer 2013:
Automobile industry has start leading Turkish economy by 2000’s. But can this growth continue without the support of railways?
Turkish pipes have started to be used all over Europe. Railway redefined the competetion rules and supported pipe producers a lot.
For every 4 container trains running between Turkey and Europe, 1 conventional train run last year. Is it possible for conventional wagons to stand, or the fight already lost?
Crossing Marmara by ferry is increasing the costs 10 €/to for Asian side of Istanbul. So who will pay this additional cost, who will use this ferry?
Ford Otosan, the ex-legend of Turkish railway sector is now shifting to roros. Does that mean Ford is turning back to trains?
The railway traffic to Middle East from Europe and Turkey is about to dead. The fall was painfull. But the rise is about to start.