TCDD Transport and Iran Railways Trans Asia Express has reached agreement. Turhan Barkan Transportation and Infrastructure, "which is a great contribution to the development of passenger transport between Iran and Turkey Trans-Asia Express, after a long break again to begin flights between Ankara and Tehran." He said.
Minister Turhan, Turkey by drawing attention to the increasing passenger and freight transportation by rail between Iran was reported between Ankara and Tehran from August 14 of the Trans-Asian Railway will be mutually re-start time.
Turhan, said in a statement, the cooperation with Iran in the friendly and brotherly country continues in the field of rail transport, the two countries, which contributed to the development of passenger transport between the two countries, the Trans-Asia Train will start again after a long break between Ankara-Tehran said.
Tabriz-Van passenger train flights interrupted at 2015 flights, 2018 once a week in June, voicing restarted Minister Turhan, the route was extended to Tehran upon heavy demand, he said.
8 performed in Tehran. According to the decision taken at the Transport Joint Commission Meeting, Turhan said that in May Tehran and Ankara TCDD Transport Inc. and Iranian railroad officials had talks between Iranian officials and Turhan said that it was agreed to start the interrupted Trans Asia Train flights.
Travel time from Ankara to Tehran will be about 57 hours
7 from Tehran Expressing that the train departing from Ankara, Muş, Elazığ, Malatya, Sivas, Kayseri yesterday morning after the 22.05 passenger departing at 65 in August evening, Turhan said that the train with the capacity of 188 passenger will be available from 14 He said he would make a one-day trip between Ankara and Tehran.
Stating that the trains will be composed of 6 belonging to Iran RAJA company between Tehran and Van, and 5 quadruple wagons belonging to TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ between Tatvan and Ankara, Turhan said, “Travels in Van-Tatvan and vice versa will be provided by ferries operated in Van Lake. Travel time between Ankara and Tehran will be about 57 hours. ”
Turhan, with the implementation of the block train with Iran between the two countries in this year's 7 month, compared to the same period last year, 40 thousand tons more cargo was transported, he added.
Iran and January, the appropriate tariff for the first time the block train application was launched Turhan, this year in January-July period, compared to the same period last year between the countries 40 thousand tons more cargo transported, he said.
Turhan, expressed that the aim of the said amount of annual 90 thousand tons to reach still further stated that they intended to remove the 500 million tons within a year of the Turkey-Iran railway transport around 1 thousand tons.
Emphasizing that the increasing cargo and passenger transportation between Iran and Turkey Turhan, that they were extremely satisfied, noted that it is important in terms of transport and trade in both countries, the development of new transport corridor.
Minister Turhan, Turkey for Iran's "gateway to Europe", pointing out that it was used the following statements:
"Central Asia is a gateway to Asia, especially to Iran in Turkey. Our country is becoming an important international railway corridor between Asia and Europe and the Middle East. With the Marmaray, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, the most advantageous railway corridor is established with many countries, especially with Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and our railway connection with Iran is strengthened. Here, sustainability is very important in freight and passenger traffic, and we achieve this. ”
TransAsia Express Ankara to Tehran Train Shuttle Hours Route and Airfares: freight and passenger therefore increasing the transport Ankara-Tehran between TransAsia Railway flights resumed mutual since 14 May 2019 by rail between Turkey and Iran. Transacia Express to the full journey to Iran 57 hours It will continue. 188 Passenger capacity train, once a week will make mutual flights.
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Distance from Ankara to Tehran
Transasya Express is composed of 6 of Iran RAJA company between Tehran and Van, and 5 of four quadriolet wagons of TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ between Tatvan and Ankara. “The trips in Van-Tatvan and vice versa are provided by ferries operated in Lake Van. Travel time between Ankara and Tehran is about 57 hours. Distance between two cities on Transacia Express to operate between Ankara and Tehran 2.394 kilometers.
Is there a visa for Turkish citizens to go to Iran?
As of 2019, Iran does not stamp Turkish passports in and out of the country. Turkish citizens can enter Iran without a visa and stay 90 days without paying any fees.
Transacia Express Route
The route of Transasya Express train line is; The train departs from Ankara and will reach Kayseri, Sivas, Malatya, Elazığ and finally Tatvan. Express, Tatvan-Van Lake operated by Tatvan-Van ferry ride to reach the Van will continue. He will cross the Iranian border from Van to reach Salmas, Tabriz, Zanjan and his last stop, Tehran.
Ankara> Kayseri> Sivas> Malatya> Elazig> Tatvan> Van> Salmas> Tabriz> Zencan> Tehran Attractions
Transacia Express Timetable
Ankara - Tehran Tehran - Ankara
Ankara 14: 25 The Tehran 21: 50
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Sivas 00: 31 Tabriz 11: 00
Malatya 04 34 Salmas 13 19
Elazig 07: 21 The Razi
Mus 11: 54 Kapikostan
Tatvan 13: 49 Van 21: 30
Tatvan Scaffolding 14: 26 Van Scaffolding 21: 38
Van Scaffolding 21: 25 Tatvan Scaffolding 05: 52
Van 21: 42 Tatvan 07: 30
Kapikoy 01: 20 The Mus of 09: 06
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Salmas 07 11 Malatya 16 57
Tabriz 10: 00 Sivas
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Iran 22: 05 Ankara 09: 30
Transacia Express departs from Ankara and Tehran every Wednesday
How Much does Transacia Express Ticket Cost?
TransNasian Express tickets are available for sale on 60 days in advance. The fare for the single ticket in the bunk compartment is 41.60 euro (approx. 260 TL) You can buy the ticket from the train stations that have international ticket offices.