The only Turkish train operator giving service to Europe, Balo, is getting prepared to run its own container trains between Turkey and Romania.
Balo’s new headquarter will be at Istanbul..
by Zafer Pelivan
Balo brings the first 90′ container wagons to be operated in domestic route in Turkey.
by Jeff Hawken
On Friday 31 July 2014 a sidelong collision occurred at Mannheim station in Germany.
Using T1/T2 in railways may start a new era which is succeded for the first time by Rail Cargo – Balo train in Turkey.
Rail Turkey presents the first container train guide of Turkey, Part I.
Balo started the 3rd container train to Europe. 3 trains has started to depart from Tekirdag per week per direction.
Balo, before celebrating the first aniversary, is planning to increase the frequency to 5 trains per week.
2013 witnessed a number of problems as well as many kickoffs in railway business.
Balo is planning to use frigorific and textile containers soon
There are unfortunately many disapponting railway projects which started with great hopes in Turkey. Some resists, others are about to forgotten.
First BALO Train departed from Manisa arrived in Germany in 4 days.
First BALO train departed from Manisa with a ceremony. Train had left Turkey with a record time of 36 hours. Will this performance continue? Will BALO succeed in this assertive project?
First Balo train to Germany departed from Manisa today.