By opening of Marmaray project in 2019 1Q, rail freight and passengers will meet Istanbul after long years. Is Istanbul ready for this?
Terminals are the hearts of rail freight, playing an important role on the competitiveness of rail against other modals.
Conventional wagons will be able to arrive Halkali again after 3 years.
Due to engineering works for rail bridges on Halkali-Cerkezkoy-Corlu railway, Halkali is getting prepared for another closure.
Metrans, Czech container operator increased its weekly trains from Europe to Turkey to six.
After opening for container block trains at the beginning of this year, Halkali now gets prepared for the conventional traffic.
Halkalı Terminal may again be closed to rail traffic due to problems in bridges.
Halkali, Turkey’s most important export customs, has started to serve only trains. The new address for trucks is now Catalca.
After kept closed to rail traffic for more than two years, Halkali Terminal has started to revitalize.
Halkali Terminal is the most important international freight terminal of Turkey locating in European side of Istanbul with clos warehouses and container storage facilities.
by Erkan Özkan
Halkali Terminal, which has been kept closed for almost 2 years is waiting for the completion of Halkali-Cerkezkoy railway..
Railway professionals may face with lots of changes in 2015..
The opening of Halkali Terminal, which has been closed for more than 1 year may be postponed..
The tender for renewal of Halkali-Cerkezkoy railway infrastructure has finalized and started in March.
Lots of things will change in Turkish railway world in 2014. Here are the milestones: