Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy Transport and TCDD General Director Kamuran printer, the Republic of Turkey State Railways TCDD Ankara Transport by-line Black Diamond Express will be launched in Zonguldak Karabük ride went from Ankara with time.
Minister Ersoy made a statement to the press members accompanying him in Kalecik district of Ankara, which is the first stop, on the journey to Çankırı and Karabük with the Karaelmas Express departing from Ankara Old Station.
"Our aim is to implement a full train route"
Culture and Tourism Minister Ersoy said, “We are carrying out this train journey to revive the previously active Karaelmas line. Our aim is to realize a full train route from Ankara to Zonguldak ”.
Ersoy said that the Eastern Express Train was very successful and that they decided to increase the number of such tourism trips with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
Stating that they are trying to create at least 5 tourism trains such as the Eastern Express, Ersoy stated that they are also working on the Van Express.
Ersoy said, “We are carrying out this train journey to revive the previously active Karaelmas line. Our aim is to prepare a full train route to Kalecik, Çankırı, Çerkeş, Eskipazar, Karabük-Safranbolu and Zonguldak after leaving Ankara by preparing for the post-pandemic with its contents. In this context, we are making this trip. The places we visit have cultural places and gastronomy privileges. We will combine the route with its nature. Like the Eastern Express, we have started working to appeal to both domestic tourism and foreign tourists. " used the expression.
"Our Goal Is To Create 5 More Tourism Routes"
Ersoy said: “We are creating different routes. One of them is the train journeys route. The trials in Eastern Anatolia were very successful. By connecting Ankara, we want to spread tourism train routes to many points, as in the Eastern Express. Our goal is to create 5 routes. These routes have their advantages. You stop for a short time on routes, in some provinces. You get to know those places for a short time. When you take the next travel point, you can visit it in a wider range, only for visits there. It makes the pictures on the social media you put there noticeable. Our goal is to spread tourism to 81 provinces. We want to create awareness of the tourism potential that everybody has and ensure that everyone gets a share of the tourism cake. ”
Kamuran Yazıcı, General Manager of TCDD Transportation, stated that the economic and cultural life of the provinces of the region will be revived when the Karaelmas Express starts its voyages after the pandemic and that they continue to work to discover the beauties of our country by train.