TCDD announced a new discount for international rail freight which had dropped by half in last 5 years.
In 2008, when the first trailer train departs from Trieste with Turkish semi trailers, only a few were aware of the big change coming.
TCDD make adjustment in tariff due to closure of Ankara railway section.
TCDD announced discounts for Tekirdag-Derince and Van Lake ferries.
After the closure of Ankara section on 11th of July, the trains running between west and east will start going through Konya.
The original of this article “Fresh Food Corridors” was published at Railvolution No. 2/16 (April 2016), republished in Rail Turkey with the special permission of Petr Kaderavek, editor of Railvolution.
The rail tunnel opened recently connecting Italy to Central and North Europe under the Alpines will now be used also by Turkish trucks.
There’ll be three new long-distance freight train trials during this summer bypassing Turkey.
The Polish, Ukranian and Turkish companies agreed on creating a new intermodal route from Turkey to Poland via Illichevsk.
Turkey’s biggest export port Ambarli is now connected to Europe by Ro-Ro + train service.