Improvements and investments in railways accelerated freight transport. The amount of rail transport has reached a record figure of 25 million tons.
Turkey's economy growth, is of great importance for the development of transportation. Within this framework, huge investments were made to the railways with the resources transferred by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. Thanks to the investments, 10 has reached 13 million tons at 2012, which is the amount of rail transport from 25 million tons a year ago. The figure in question took its place in the history of the railway as a record.
It was also announced that the amount of freight to be carried by the railways up to 2019 will increase by at least 10 times. So in 2019, 250 million tons of freight will be transported by rail transport.
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