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.
Mars Logistics is working on a new container train between Turkey and Europe.
Turkrail has started second weekly train between Turkey and Austria.
For the first domestic finished vehicle transport in Turkey by rail, car carriers of Greenbrier were used.
As competition warms up, request for “one-man trains” are now being heard more frequently.
TCDD Tasimacilik announced its tariff for private freight wagons during next three years.
Austrian rail operator Rail Cargo signs MOU with TCDD Tasimacilik and Azerbaijan Railways.