The First Export Freight Train from Tekirdağ to Europe Was Arrived with a Ceremony

Medlog's first train to europe started from Tekirdag
Medlog's first train to europe started from Tekirdag

The export train, which was sent off from Tekirdağ Medlog Station by the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mustafa Şentop under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, set off for Bulgaria.

The first export freight train from Tekirdağ to Europe was sent off from Tekirdağ Station on 13 November 2020.

The export train, which was sent off from Tekirdağ Medlog Station by the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mustafa Şentop under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, set off for Bulgaria.

Şentop said, “The export train set off from our city to Bulgaria on November 13, which was the liberation of Tekirdağ on such an important day. I wish that our export train, which will provide a great benefit in the development of our city and our country, will be auspicious for our country. " he spoke.

First Export Train to Europe on Tekirdağ - Muratlı Railway Line

Speaking at his party's Tekirdağ Provincial Congress, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said the following about the farewell export train: “We renewed and modernized the existing railroad starting from Istanbul to the border, including the 198-kilometer railway line that passes through the provincial borders of Tekirdağ. We have made the Tekirdağ-Muratlı railway double-track. Now, a private sector company has brought a loading-unloading center here with an investment of 50 million lira. Thus, the first export freight shipment from Tekirdağ to Europe was made. The first part of the Asia-Europe corridor Halkalı-We are working on our Kapıkule High Speed ​​Train Project. 2 projects consisting of two parts, 153 kilometers Çerkezköy-We started the construction works of the Kapıkule Line. Also, 76 kilometers Halkalı-Çerkezköy continues with preparations for the line. "

Shipments Are Made 6 Times Less By Rail

Turkey-Bulgaria border crossing between the highway in order to prevent the accumulation of experience of road vehicles in the border crossing between Turkey and Bulgaria Agility since 2018 we initiated the transport by rail of the tractor chassis.

Between Turkey and Bulgaria Çerkezköy and Çatalca operates 4 trains per day, including export and import trains, while 13 truck boxes can be transported in an average of 26 wagons on one train.

37 thousand 100 truck bodies loaded with export and import products to date Çerkezköy and moved mutually from Çatalca.

It can reach between Çatalca-Bulgaria (Plovdiv), where the truck carriage is carried, in approximately 96 hours by road, while it is carried out in an average of 6 hours in 16 times less by rail.

In case of transportation demand, it has an annual carrying capacity of 23 thousand 400 trucks.

It is aimed to move 25 thousand trucks of trucks annually from Tekirdağ

In order to popularize these ongoing transports, it is aimed to carry 13 thousand truck boxes annually with the truck body transports started with private wagons from Tekirdağ as of 2020 November 25.

In order to popularize these ongoing transports, it is aimed to carry 13 thousand truck boxes annually with the truck body transports started with private wagons from Tekirdağ as of 2020 November 25.

It is aimed to carry the truck body transportation by train until today to the important centers of Germany and Europe in the coming periods.

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