Though most of the regional train services resumed, many others have not started yet.
Regional train services will resume tomorrow, after suspension of one year due to Covid-19.
After normalization in high speed trains, start of some regional trains is on the table.
The map is published showing signalization of Turkish railway in operation and under construction.
Installation and commissioning of the new signal interlocking between Eskisehir and Balikesir has been completed and is now in service.
If new bill of law is accepted, competition in railway transport will be postponed to 2024 or later.
Turkey-Iran-Pakistan container train is planned to start this year.
In addition to 2 high speed lines in operation, engineering works continue in 7 lines and 4 more lines are in plans.
Results are started to be taken to transport containers of Balkan region via Tekirdag.
Trains will also accompany step-by-step normalization which will start by 1st of March in Turkey.
Total electrified rail network of Turkey is 5753 km long including the HST lines.
The plans for Ankara-Izmir HST project is changed with 2021 investment program.
The high speed line connecting Konya to Karaman will be soon commissioned.
CRRC introduced China’s first self-developed hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive last month.
The last Velaro set produced for Turkey is on way.