Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
TCDD Tasimacilik AS suspended the High Speed Train (YHT), regional train and mainline train services, which were suspended due to the coronavirus epidemic. YHT services, which have opened in the past months, continue in a controlled manner, but there is still no improvement as to when the regional train and mainline train services will start! TCDD Tasimacilik plans to restart flights on some of these lines as of March 23, 2021. Request detail ...
During the pandemic process, passengers can only use the High Speed Train. Apart from this, all other passenger transport trains are out of service. For details Click here...
Eastern Express and Touristic East Express flights cannot be made due to the pandemic!
Ticket prices are offered for sale for one-way 480 lira for one person and 600 lira for two. In order to buy discounted tickets, 20% discount is offered to those who buy round-trip and 'young tickets' on both trains. Young people between the ages of 13-26 can benefit from the 'young ticket' discount.
Apart from this, teachers, military passengers, groups of at least 12 people, those with a press card, disabled people, children between the ages of 12-18 and their spouses who work in TCDD and retire will receive 20 percent discount, 65 percent discount over 50 and free travel for TCDD employees. .
|Full (Single)||480.00 tbsp|
|Full (Two People)||600.00 tbsp|
|Young (Single)||384.00 tbsp|
|Young (Double)||489.00 tbsp|
|Over 65 (Single)||240.00 tbsp|
|Over 65 (Double)||300.00 tbsp|
HEPP Code Travel Permit Document Does Not Substitute! You need to buy both HES codes and travel permit documents. TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş shared a video about how to get High Speed Train (YHT) tickets with the code obtained from Hayat Eve Sığar (HEPP) application. In the video, the citizens who have “Travel Permit Certificate” are also told how to get tickets with the code they received through Hayat Eve Sığar (HEPP) application. For video and picture narration Click here...
Write HES and leave a space between them, respectively; You can get HES code for foreigners by writing nationality (IRN) passport number, date of birth (in Year) surname and lastly the number of days and sending an SMS to 2023. For details Click here ...
Traveling on Ankara-Kırıkkale-Kayseri-Sivas-Erzincan-Erzurum-Kars route and 1310 kmCompleting the road in 24.5 hours (1 day 30 minutes), Doğu Ekspresi stops at many stations. The average speed, including stops, is approximately 55 km / h. The maximum speed reached by the train is 80 km / h.
There are also two toilets in the sleeping car. The situation may change, as the number of people traveling in couchette and pulman wagons is high.
It exits Ankara and reaches Kars from Kırıkkale, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzincan and Erzurum. Waiting for 5-10 minutes at the central stations, the Eastern Express departs from Ankara Station every day at 17.55 and arrives at Kars Station at 18.30 the next day and stops at the following main stations:
According to the Train Machinist Regulation, the mechanics course is given only by organizations authorized by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. This is clearly stated in the 31th article of the TRAIN MECHANIST REGULATION on 2016 December 20:
ARTICLE 20 - (1) Train driver's license and / or train driver's trainer training is given by the railway training and examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(2) Train driver's license exam is administered by the Ministry and / or the railway examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(3) Train driver's badge exam is administered by the railway training and examination center authorized by the Ministry.
(4) The procedures and principles regarding the qualifications of the railway training and examination center are determined by the Ministry.
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