Baku train reached from Kars to Mersin in record time: 1.5 days.
Private train operators have started to perss for some precautions which will increase the efficiency and decrease the costs.
The infrastructure operator TCDD will charge train operators for delays and cancellations.
We prepared 4 scenarios on EU funded cost analysis to determine when railway is better than trucks in terms of cost and performance.
The gradients in railways are important, since they may kill the efficiency.
Trains weighing 1600 gross tonnes have started to run on Turkish rails where maximum gross ton was 1300 tonnes until this month.
With French national railway freight company Fret SNCF in deep financial and structural troubles in mid-2000 they capsized the single freight car traffic over 50 %.
Turkish Railways is at 49th in Global Competitiveness Index..
Railway Authority of Turkey is willing to encourage operators for efficiency by some regulations..
by Jeff Hawken
Turkey decided to extend its network with “speed lines” rather than “high speed lines” where freight trains will run during night.. Is it possible?