As the first freight train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will depart today from Baku, preparation for second train has already started.
As Baku-Tblisi-Kars railway will be opened very soon, the questions is that if current load traffic via Poti Port will shift to this line or not.
As expectations increase by liberalization of railway transport, ports are trying to keep pace with.
8th of the 21 logistic centers of TCDD will be commissioned tomorrow.
There are 21 logistic centers by TCDD which are completed, under construction or planned in Turkey.
Obligation for licence is in force and 36 companies have got their licences until now.
As deadline for rail licences approaches, companies getting rail licences increase.
The Elazig-Tatvan rail stretch, which was closed for one week due to landsliding, is expected to open today.
TCDD Tasimacilik announced that discounts for international freight will continue in the second half of the year.
By today, 2018 network statement is published by TCDD and competition has started for allocation of train paths for TCDD Tasimacilik and other private train operators.
The intermodal traffic between Turkey and Europe has developed very fast in recent years.
Terminals are the hearts of rail freight, playing an important role on the competitiveness of rail against other modals.
Baspinar-Gaziantep-Oduncular railway stretch will be closed for 14 months.
Although railway is the least prefered modal among all in Turkey, there’s an annual volume of 25 mn tonnes of rail freight which is about 4 % of all loads.
Share of railway in foreign trade of Turkey is going down.