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.
Preparations about Bandirma ferry which will connect Izmir, Manisa and Bandirma to Europe by rail have come to end.
By opening of Marmaray project in 2019 1Q, rail freight and passengers will meet Istanbul after long years. Is Istanbul ready for this?
A new double track line is being constructed as an alternate to the single-track line connecting Istanbul to Europe since 1888.
The tests have started on Samsun Kalin railway.