Trains of Turkey

A Site For The Turkish Railways Enthusiast

TCDD Steam engines

Railway Museums in Turkey

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Preserved engines; Articulated engines, BR52, Skyliners, 8F, G8, more...


Çamlık, Ankara, Eskişehir, Istanbul

TCDD Modern locomotives

Light rail and Urban transit


Electric, Diesel, EMU, DMU, DE22000, DE24000, more...


Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, More...

TCDD Passenger stock

Narrow Gauge

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Turk-Rail e-group


TVS2000, Other modern stock,


Ankara Gençlik Park Railway;


Facts about TCDD

Site map


TCDD, SCP, ORC, CO, CFOA,, Baghdad Railway, more...


Statistics, Other

Train Stations



Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, more...


Web Links, Videos, Books, Abbreviations

Network and Infrastructures

Credits & Webmaster

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Loops; Signaling; Forgotten lines, Snow removal, more..


Credits; Webmaster; Site scope

Railway Maps

Rail travel in Turkey (FAQ)

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Our aim is to share knowledge and information regarding the Turkish railways (TCDD) and the former Anatolian railways (SCP, ORC, OC, CFOA, and the Baghdad Railway).

Anyone wishing to add information or comments is welcome.
This site has a Wiki engine. Anyone can contribute.
or to join the first e-group about Turkish Rail

In doubt or confused: Email the webmaster

To the specialist
Information regarding Turkish railways is hard to come by. Very few modern documents have been published on this subject. Despite the great care taken in the research work for this site, some mistakes may have been made. For this reason, anyone willing to contribute to this page is most welcome. Please e-mail us.


"" is not an official site. TCDD official site can be found at: The authors are not connected to the Turkish railways or the railway industry. This site is the result of a private effort and reflects only the opinions of the authors. The materials on this site are intended to be for informational purposes only.

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All copies must be attributed to as described in the licence terms.


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For ease and consistency, we use official Turkish modern spelling for city and location names, as defined by Türkiye Harita Genel Komutanlığı. For this reason, you may need to set-up your internet browser to view correctly the special Turkish letters (encoding UTF-8)

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