Although competition seems to focus on rail freight after liberalization, a stronger competition may be seen for passenger trains soon.
TCDD announced suspension of three regional train service valid from yesterday all of which had started last year.
TCDD announced changes in passenger services on Izmir-Balikesir-Bandirma section due to electrifcaton and renewal works.
Is it possible to reduce the journey time from Mersin to Adana to 30 minutes ?
TCDD is going to change food services given in high speed trains as plus service and restaurant cars in some of the main line routes.
TCDD announced raise in train fares in some passenger routes. No change is announced for freight trains.
Ridership for high speed trains increased by 21%.
A few more suggestions for passenger trains in Turkey..
Despite my unforgettable experience of totally 2300 km on rail in Turkey last month, I have a long wish list..
by Jeff Hawken
Ticket guide for tourists who plan to travel in Turkey by train..