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.
Viking Train, connecting Baltic Sea to Black Sea and Middle East via Turkey is now looking for alternative connections..
There are many difficulties to be solved before Turkey will become a freight railway hub..
With the economic strength of the Turkish industry and growing market volume a figure of 200 tons a year are feasible..
Loads carried by rail had increased by 8% reaching to 28.8 mn tonnes in 2014.
Last status of restrictions and blockages due to construction works and other reasons at TCDD network are listed below.
First trains with pipes of TANAP departed from Iskenderun..
Wagons will depart soon for thousands of pipes of TANAP project..
Automotive companies increase transportion by rail in Turkey..