The silent days of railways broke down with 3 successive accidents lastweek.
811 km of railway is electrified in Turkey within 3 years.
The Elaziğ – Tatvan railway is one of the most recently-constructed classic railway lines in Turkey, having been built in the 1950s and 1960s.
The railway stretch connecting Samsun to national rail network opened yesterday.
Freight trains have started to pass Bosphorus only via Marmaray.
Tekirdag Derince rail ferry which connects Europe and Asia for freight trains will stop service for 15 days.
Though rail freight increased in last two years after liberalization, it’s still far from meeting expectations.
Baku train that will start service in 3rd quarter of 2019 has crossed Turkish/Georgian border on Sunday.
The opening of Marmaray, which was announced as 10th of March, seems to be postponed.
The financial agreement was signed last week with EU regarding consturction of new Halkali-Kapikule railway.
“High speed train projects” is one of the topics shown interest most in 2019 investments plans.
The railway stretch crossing Istanbul from Gebze to Halkali is likely to open on 10th of March.
After two big train accidents in 2018, the question comes to mind: Is railway accidents increasing in last years.
Signalization in railway now becomes a popular subject after high speed train crash at Ankara.
In a couple of months, Turkish national network in Europe and Asia will be connected through Marmaray tunnel.
Important rail projects are expected to be commissioned in 2019.
Presidency of Turkey announced second 100-days action plan. There are many targets about railways and metros in the plan.