The only Turkish train operator giving service to Europe, Balo, is getting prepared to run its own container trains between Turkey and Romania.
Big Anatolia Logistics Organization (BALO) ended the joint venture company, Anatolia Rail Link, founded together with Austrian railway operator Rail Cargo.
The cooperation announced within this year between Rail Cargo and BALO will kick off at the beginning of 2016 wih the name Anatolia Rail Link..
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.
Eurasia Rail will be held on March 6-8, in Istanbul.
Balo, before celebrating the first aniversary, is planning to increase the frequency to 5 trains per week.
Logitrans ended, where most of the Turkish railway companies prefered to be there as visitor. Here’s the short story of railway companies in Logitrans.
Balo is planning to use frigorific and textile containers soon
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.
VTG announced an intention of merger of VTG and Kuehne + Nagel in rail logistics. Now the question in Turkey will be what will be the market shares of operators in Europe-Turkey conventional traffic after this merger.