Change of legal status of TCDD and reorganization of it under various companies is on agenda.
Three subsidiaries of TCDD for rolling stock manufacturing is merging.
Stadler announced a sales contract of 7 locos with Turkish private train operator, Korfez Ulastirma.
Tranportation without licence has come to end.
Last week, the changes on top management in Ministry of Transport were on the headlines.
The direct investment in rail industry in Turkey last year took great attention while many companies were waiting for things to settle down in economics and particularly in rail business.
Private freight wagon ownership loses its charm though having carried one third of all rail freight in Turkey last year.
Free access started two years ago and one year passed since first private trains started running.
The Greenbrier Companies Inc has entered Turkish market by acquiring majority interest in Turkish railcar builder Rayvag.
The volumes carried by private wagons had increased in 2017, however investments for new wagons stopped.
The financial results of TCDD Tasimacilik by the end of first year after separeted from TCDD was being wondered, and the results are finally published.
Since the liberalization of railway transportation started in 2017, the first accident where one private operator involved was got off lightly.
Greenlog, one of the leading companies of the intermodal sector, has supplied a pink container for 8th of March.
As the first year of liberalization ended, there are only two private operators established.
Greenbrier, the US company supplying railroad equipments and related services, has focused on Turkish market for a while.
Getting prepared for competition with private operators, TCDD Tasimacilik steps forward by organizing truck transportation as well like a logistics company.
China, being the biggest rolling stock manufacturer of the world, now increases its efforts to produce locomotives in Turkey.