Private freight wagon ownership loses its charm though having carried one third of all rail freight in Turkey last year.
Free access started two years ago and one year passed since first private trains started running.
The volumes carried by private wagons had increased in 2017, however investments for new wagons stopped.
As the first year of liberalization ended, there are only two private operators established.
As competition warms up, request for “one-man trains” are now being heard more frequently.
TCDD Tasimacilik announced its tariff for private freight wagons during next three years.
The first train of Turkey’s new train operator, Korfez Ulastirma, has recently departed.
First private freight train of Turkey has departed.
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There is an on-going discussion in Turkey about rental of locos and freight wagons by TCDD Tasimacilik for other private operators.