The railway connecting Turkey to Europe via Kapikule is interrupted due to construction works.
Results are started to be taken to transport containers of Balkan region via Tekirdag.
Tekirdag, one of the main ports of container vessels at Marmara Sea, has stepped forward in strengthening its connections to Balkan region.
While trucks departing from Turkey for Europe can cross Kapikule in 98 hours, trains in the same direction arrives at Germany in same time period.
Demand in intermodal transport between Turkey and Europe hits record high in September.
International rail freight of Turkey is running towards the highest volume of all times.
More alternatives are now available in intermodal transport between Turkey and Europe.
As Marmaray tunnel is opened for freight trains, container services started from Asian side of Turkey one after the other.
As corona has stopped life to a great extent all over the world, trains started to play greater role in international transport.
The competition in intermodal services between Turkey and Europe will be harder in 2019.
International freight train will cross the borders faster.
The first train to Europe using Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will depart within this month.
The Port of Trieste, having become the main hub of Turkey-Europe intermodal traffic, has continued its fast growth in 2017.
Mars Logistics is working on a new container train between Turkey and Europe.
Turkrail has started second weekly train between Turkey and Austria.