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Trains in Turkey

Turkish Railways

Comfort, speed, and luxury, the Trains in Turkey have everything into them. One of the best rail services globally, the rail transport in the world the Turkish rail services are worth appreciating. Though it is considered that traveling but roads is much faster in Turkey, the services provided in the trains make them more preferable choice. With fully air conditioned coaches, personal cabins with beds to sleep, restaurants inside the train itself, and spacious enough to walk around; who would you think prefer to take the pain of driving?

State Railwayss of Republic Of Turkey is the cooperation that develops and maintains the Turkish railways. After the dissolution of Ottoman Empire, this was the organization created by the Turkish government in the year 1927 to handle the railways and the rail routes within the country borders. In Turkish, it is known as TCDD or Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları.

It’s only in the recent years the TCDD has improved the train services magnificently with the introduction of high speed trains which can propel to a speed of 250 kmph which is quite fascinating. Though currently it operates only from  Ankara to Eskisehir, which falls in the  Ankara – Istanbul rail route, the organization promises to extend the service to more cities in the next few years. Though they are a bit expensive, they are fast and provide all the comfort you want. You will not regret spending a few extra bucks to as they are one of the best in the world.

With so much beauty around the country, trains seem to be the best way to maneuver around and see the rich heritage, culture and the natural beauty that surrounds the country in every way. As there is so much that the place has to offer that it makes even the train ride worth while.

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