Istanbul-Sofia Express flights are under way: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, in his statement, said that the completion of the renovation work on the Kapikule-Istanbul railway line of the 292 kilometer.
HalkalıArslan, who recalled that the passenger trains between Istanbul and Turkey started to work last year, under the agreement signed between TCDD and Bulgarian Railways, Bulgaria / Sofia-Istanbul /Halkalı Istanbul-Sofia Express, a new train, 20 announced that it will start flights as of February.
Arslan, who are offering special mutually operated every day between the passenger transportation between the European countries and Turkey provided by the Istanbul-Bucharest pointing Express, he said:
“Due to the road renewal works in the Thrace region, it was required to transfer buses between Istanbul and Kapıkule as of June 3, 2014. This transfer is no longer necessary. The road renewal works on the Kapıkule-Istanbul railway line have been completed, the road has been sparkling. With the agreement signed between the Bulgarian Railways and TCDD Tasimacilik, a decision was made to set up a new train. Istanbul-Sofia Express, Sofia-Halkalı The train series will consist of two high-quality wagons, two-bed wagons belonging to the TCDD Transport Company, one couchette wagons and one couchette belonging to the Bulgarian Railways. ”
Belgrade and Bucharest connections will also be provided
Arslan, who informed the Istanbul-Sofia Express in the summer, that the wagons will be connected to provide Istanbul-Belgrade and Istanbul-Bucharest connection. Halkalı22.40'dan time, from Sofia 21.00'da move, travel time will be about 9 hours 50 minutes, he said.