International rail freight of Turkey is running towards the highest volume of all times.
As corona has stopped life to a great extent all over the world, trains started to play greater role in international transport.
The freight trains will soon restart with limited number of wagons between Iran and Turkey.
The second rail ferry has started service at Van Lake. Her name is Idris-i Bitlis.
Solution is very close about Van Lake crossing problem of Iran trains.
The Elazig-Tatvan rail stretch, which was closed for one week due to landsliding, is expected to open today.
Share of railway in foreign trade of Turkey is going down.
Iran Railways (RAI) will get huge incentive from government in return for increasing its freight and passenger volumes.
International freight by rail in Turkey continued to decrease in 2015.
TCDD announced a new discount for international rail freight which had dropped by half in last 5 years.
Iran Railways (RAI) announced 50% additional discount for transit rail freight via Iran.
Sanctions for Iran applied by UN, EU and USA had recently been lifted officially.
TCDD’s discount for rail freight to/from Iran and Central Asia continues with an increase this year.
Here are headlines about disappointments in rail transport last year:
Railway logistics in Turkey is facing with a fast consolidation..
by Erkan Ozkan
Railway closure between Palu-Genc which stopped Iran railway traffic opened at the beginning of this month..
TCDD will continue the discounts for international transportation which had been announced last year..