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. In this context, huge investments were made in railways with the resources transferred by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. Thanks to the investments, the amount of transportation made by rail, which was 10 million tons 13 years ago, reached 2012 million tons in 25. This figure took its place in the history of the railway as a record.
It was also announced that the amount of cargo that the railways will carry by 2019 will increase at least 10 times. In other words, 2019 million tons of freight will be transported by rail transport in 250.
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