As electrification works are completed on Ankara-Kayseri stretch, transport becomes possible on electrified tracks from Edirne to Adana.
Total electrified rail network of Turkey is 5753 km long including the HST lines.
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.