Due to covid-19 epidemic, all intercity train services are suspended in Turkey.
TCDDT announced winter timetables to be valid starting with 8th of December.
Two new trains restarted in 2019, Ankara and Goller expresses are welcomed by travellers. However there are disappoinments as well.
Overnight service with sleepers will start between Istanbul and Ankara after 7 years.
It becomes really hard to follow the changes done and announced about passenger train services this summer.
Minister of Tourism introduced new project: Tourism trains.
Turkish State Railways is expected to introduce new train services in forthcoming months.
The overnight train service between Istanbul and Bucharest started with the first departure from Istanbul yesterday.
The legislation about the train services that are going to be operated by TCDD has been published.
Turkey’s commercial capital Istanbul is unfortunately has very poor train connections.
Intercity passenger transportation by rail is now on the rise after a sharp decline in 2016.
New timetable for passenger trains announced. Most of the main line trains now start to call at less stations and go faster.
The ridership of passenger trains are falling very fast in Turkey.
It’s possible to travel to 30 cities in Turkey by train.
Although trains become popular and competetive in some routes with high speed trains, passengers prefering trains fall in Turkey.
Train services from Istanbul to Bucharest and Belgrade started this weekend.
Passenger trains are getting slightly over 1% of share among all travels.