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.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway has grown exponentially in its first three years.
More alternatives are now available in intermodal transport between Turkey and Europe.
As Marmaray tunnel is opened for freight trains, container services started from Asian side of Turkey one after the other.
As corona has stopped life to a great extent all over the world, trains started to play greater role in international transport.
The freight trains will soon restart with limited number of wagons between Iran and Turkey.
The train departed from China which will pass through 10 countries to Czechia is at Turkey.
The China-Turkey-Europe train passed through Ankara, which kept closed to freight traffic for a long time.
Preparations for freight trains to cross Bosphorus via Marmaray tunnel is completed.
TCDD Tasimacilik increased domestic rail freight tariff to be valid from today.