Every one of three Turkey-Trieste loads (container, semi-trailer, truck) of Un Ro-Ro got on train.
In 2008, when the first trailer train departs from Trieste with Turkish semi trailers, only a few were aware of the big change coming.
The rail tunnel opened recently connecting Italy to Central and North Europe under the Alpines will now be used also by Turkish trucks.
Turkey’s biggest export port Ambarli is now connected to Europe by Ro-Ro + train service.
Ulusoy Logistics ended the Cerkezkoy-Cologne trailer train which had started in June 2014.
After 17 years of construction, 550 meters above sea level and 2300 meters below the highest mountain crest, Switzerland will open with 57 km the world longest rail tunnel for trial runs after an investment of USD 12 billion.
While modal share of railway remains 4% from for a long time in Turkey, a quite revolution happens in a place where statistics could not realize: Trieste.
Here are the players, projects and services about rail transport that were very successful in 2015:
Wagons carrying semi trailers, the new trendy transport mode on Turkey-Europe route, run for the first time on Turkish rail network for a domestic transport.
Trailer train war reached to Turkey..
New high speed train services.. Openings and closures in railways.. Trailer trains.. Innotrans.. Here are highlights of 2014..
Companies using trailer trains are at the top of international overland transport statistics..
One of the fastest growing business in railways is trailer trains and Ekol Logistics was the first to start this service..
The first company to start trailer train to Turkey, Ulusoy Logistics, plans to increase the weekly departures to three by January 2015..
LOHR System is another solution for transportation of non-cranable semi-trailers on rail..