Free access started two years ago and one year passed since first private trains started running.
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.
The first train of Turkey’s new train operator, Korfez Ulastirma, has recently departed.
First private freight train of Turkey has departed.
There is an on-going discussion in Turkey about rental of locos and freight wagons by TCDD Tasimacilik for other private operators.
Omsan Logistics inked the rolling stock rental contract with TCDD Tasimacilik and became the first private train operator of Turkey.
As liberalization starts, everybody keeps their eyes on private train operator candidates.
New train operators are seeking for sor solutions to overcome loco driver bottleneck.
Private train operators have started to perss for some precautions which will increase the efficiency and decrease the costs.