While modal share of railway remains 4% from for a long time in Turkey, a quite revolution happens in a place where statistics could not realize: Trieste.
Iran was recently added to the list of countries to which a direct container train is organized from China.
Iran Railways (RAI) announced 50% additional discount for transit rail freight via Iran.
In the panel “Future of Railway” UTIKAD requested more focus on freight from TCDD.
Obligation for license started for all operations during transportation of dangerous goods by rail.
Sanctions for Iran applied by UN, EU and USA had recently been lifted officially.
First trial train connecting Baltic Region to Central Asia will depart today.
TCDD announced increase in discount for rail freight via Derince-Tekirdag ferry.
TCDD’s discount for rail freight to/from Iran and Central Asia continues with an increase this year.
Here are highlights from what will happen in Turkish railways this year:
Here are headlines about disappointments in rail transport last year:
Here are the players, projects and services about rail transport that were very successful in 2015:
Turkey has target to attract the traffic between China and Europe which is currently being handled via Russia. Furthermore, some recent political developments may even give some advantage to “via Turkey route”.
Can Turkey be the new route for rail traffic between China and Europe?
A new intermodal line is about to start connecting Europe to Turkey via Constanta.