There is an on-going discussion in Turkey about rental of locos and freight wagons by TCDD Tasimacilik for other private operators.
As expectations increase by liberalization of railway transport, ports are trying to keep pace with.
Omsan Logistics inked the rolling stock rental contract with TCDD Tasimacilik and became the first private train operator of Turkey.
As liberalization starts, everybody keeps their eyes on private train operator candidates.
Obligation for licence is in force and 36 companies have got their licences until now.
The passenger trains which are making loss will continue to be organized by TCDD Tasimacilik until the end of 2020.
New train operators are seeking for sor solutions to overcome loco driver bottleneck.