Halkali, Turkey’s most important export customs, has started to serve only trains. The new address for trucks is now Catalca.
Railway keeps an important space in investments of 2016.
Although railway projects had a fund of TL 7bn this year, many projects will not be able to be commissioned this year. Here are the projects that will progress this year, but not be commissioned.
This year, TL 7 bn is allocated for railway investments. There are many railway projects in the investment program, and 5 of them is/will be commissioned this year:
TCDD slows down in construction of high speed lines after starting many of them at the same time.
New legislation published last week which will end the paper work for containers.
After 17 years of construction, 550 meters above sea level and 2300 meters below the highest mountain crest, Switzerland will open with 57 km the world longest rail tunnel for trial runs after an investment of USD 12 billion.
Closure of Sincan-Kayas railway section passing through Ankara for 2 years is under discussion.
New Ankara Main Train Station under construction is expected to open this summer.
Marmaray project is taking interest of many people from Turkey and outside who wants to travel or carry load between Europe and Asia. Here are the most frequently asked questions about Marmaray Project and answers:
The construction works at Akdagmadeni Tunnel on Ankara-Sivas high speed train line is completed.
After kept closed to rail traffic for more than two years, Halkali Terminal has started to revitalize.
TCDD stepped back at transformation project of Historical Haydarpasa Station. The Haydarpasa Station building is being used as it is in the new project.
Frequently asked questions about railway project connecting Turkey to Azerbaijan and Central Asia:
TCDD is working on two new freight terminals in Turkey’s one of the most important industrial region Gebze.
Iran and Azerbaijan signed agreement to complete the Tehran-Nahcivan railway.
The railway project connecting Bahce (Osmaniye) to Nurdag (Gaziantep) which involves the longest railway tunnel of Turkey steps to an important phase: TBM starts to be used.