As electrification extends, need for electric loco highly increases in Turkish railways.
811 km of railway is electrified in Turkey within 3 years.
Electrification works of TCDD continues very fast.
The electrification transformation of TCDD started to give its results.
The electrified conventional rail network reached to 23% in Turkey.
An important step has taken in electrification of Izmir-Balikesir railway: Electric is given to wires for test.
After 3 years, passenger trains restarted running on Balikesir-Kutahya section.
A silent transpormation is taking effect in Turkish State Railways (TCDD) where currently expenses are far more than income.
Passenger trains running on Soma-Balikesir-Bandirma section have been suspended. This will soon be followed by remaining services on Izmir-Soma section.
TCDD announced changes in passenger services on Izmir-Balikesir-Bandirma section due to electrifcaton and renewal works.