The Republic Express (Turkish: Cumhuriyet Ekspresi) was a passenger train operated by the Turkish State Railways. The train ran between Haydarpaşa Terminal in Istanbul and Eskişehir. On 31 January 2012, the Republic Express was discontinued due to the rehabilitation of the railway between Istanbul and Arifye and replaced with high speed service.
|Service type||Inter-city rail|
|First service||29 October 2002|
|Last service||31 January 2012|
|Former operator(s)||Turkish State Railways|
|Start||Haydarpaşa station, Istanbul|
|End||Eskişehir station, Eskişehir|
|Distance travelled||313 km (194 mi)|
|Average journey time||3 hours, 57 minutes|
|Service frequency||Daily each way|
|Seating arrangements||2+1 seating|
|Catering facilities||On-board dining car|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in)|
|Track owner(s)||Turkish State Railways|
- "Cumhuriyet Ekspresi sefere başlıyor". hurriyet.com.tr (in Turkish). 28 October 2002. Retrieved 11 May 2018.