According to a written statement made by the General Directorate of TCDD, a new train named Konya Blue Train is put on the Konya-Izmir-Konya line. The train departs from both provinces at 20.00 and will follow the Izmir-Manisa-Usak-Afyon and Konya route. The train consists of an air conditioned 4 pulman, 1 sleeve, 1 bed and 1 dining car.
Due to the first voyage of the Konya Blue Train, a ceremony will be held at the Alsancak Railway Station with the participation of Minister Yildirim, and a teleconference system will be connected to Konya Railway Station.
Toros Express will start carrying passengers between Adana and Eskişehir-Adana. Toros Express, consisting of 5 pulman wagon, will move from 07.05 in Adana and 07.20 from Eskisehir.
Izmir Konya Blue Train Schedule
|hosts||23:48||Çay / Tea||22:44|
|SERVANT||01:53||AFYON (A. Çetinkaya)||23:31|
|AFYON (A. Çetinkaya)||04:24||SERVANT||01:54|
|Çay / Tea||05:08||Güneyköy||03:17|
TCDD has also set up regional trains to increase rail transport between nearby cities. Within this scope, a new regional train was launched to İzmir-Uşak line. In addition, one more domestic production veril Anatolia, diesel-powered unit (DMU) was introduced to the Basmane-Denizli line, and the number of voyages was 6 to 6. Again, the number of voyages of regional trains operating in Denizli-Söke, Nazilli-Söke, Denizli-Nazilli trails was increased.
TCDD also took a series of measures to meet the demand for the passengers. Wagon additions were made to the organizations of İzmir Mavi, Karesi Express, Central Anatolia, Çukurova and 4 September Blue, East and South / Vangölü Expresses. Also during the festival, a regional train was arranged to Kütahya-Balıkesir route.
In addition, due to the renewal of the Marşandiz Bridge, High Speed Trains (YHT) departing from Xinjiang and the Karesi Express depart from Ankara Gar, while the İzmir Blue Train, which runs from Eskişehir to Ankara, will start to operate on the Izmir-Ankara line.