Pakistan to Turkey Cargo Transportation Container Train Timetable: Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad to move freight containers between trains, from July 15 mutually restarts. The “ECO 11th Meeting of the Railway Organizations Meeting”, which was held in Ankara last month under the presidency of the TCDD, with the participation of the railway authorities of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) countries, gave its fruits. The Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train, which made its trial run on August 14, 2009 and whose flights were canceled on November 25, 2011 due to delays in cruise times, is being brought to life again.
Turkey, Iran and Pakistan in the trilateral meeting between the railway authorities; Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train services will be restarted on 15 July. The journey time of the train, which will be operated every 6 days on the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad route of 543 thousand 15 kilometers, will be 18 days later and 11 days in the first place. Turkey, Iran and Pakistan on the route of a total of 6 thousand 543 kilometer railway journey time will be 18 in the first place, then there will be the 11 days.
Train load can be given at different points
departures from Turkey Izmit-Kosekoy the train, also will be available loads from different points. TCDD officials stated that the cargoes were transferred to Pakistan wagons in Zahedan due to the line differences in Pakistan, and that companies that will load the train should have representatives for rail and customs operations in Iran and Pakistan.
Officials in Turkey and the handling fee and additional charges of Iranian trails in Turkey, while the transport costs and additional expenses of Pakistan stated trails payable in Pakistan. The train is expected to contribute significantly to trade relations between the two countries.
The Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train, which made its first trial trip in 2009, has carried out 14 commercial and 15 charity flights so far. Train services were terminated in 2011 due to delays in Pakistan.