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.