Touristic Orient Express Expeditions Begin! When is the First Time?

After the great interest in the Oriental Express, whose tickets fell on the black market months ago, the flights of the Touristic Eastern Express with the joint efforts of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism will start soon. The date of the first expedition to be made will be from Ankara to Kars on 29 May 2019 at 20:00

One ​​of the 4 Most Beautiful Train Routes in the World

It is quite long and Cahit Turan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that the demand for the Eastern Express, which has a beautiful track, is increasing day by day and citizens demand the creation of a new train line; “Passenger demand for the Eastern Express, which operates on one of the world’s top 4 train routes, is increasing day by day.. High quality service is offered to passengers of all ages, especially young people, nature lovers and groups who want to take photos, at economical prices.”

Sivas Will Take Long-Term Breaks in Erzincan and Erzurum

The Touristic Eastern Expressthat will make the long Ankara-Kars track, “Our train will stop at Erzincan’s Kemaliye and Erzurum stations on its way from Ankara, and the return train will stop for a long time at Sivas’s Divriği and Bostankaya stations.” Turhan stated that this practice will also be implemented on other train lines in the future.

The Train with a Capacity of 120 People Will Consist of 9 Wagons


Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turan also shared the following details about the Touristic True Express;

Touristic Eastern Express will consist of 9 wagons in total, including 2 services, 1 dining room and 6 beds.. The train will have a capacity of 120 people. The train, which will consist entirely of sleeping cars, will complete the Ankara-Kars track in 27 hours.. The train, which will run every other day on the Ankara-Kars-Ankara line, will depart from Ankara at 20:00 and from Kars at around 23:00.


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