Republic Express

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.

Cumhuriyet Ekspresi
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The Republic Express in 2008.
Overview
Service typeInter-city rail
StatusDiscontinued
LocaleCentral Anatolia
First service29 October 2002[1]
Last service31 January 2012
Former operator(s)Turkish State Railways
Route
StartHaydarpaşa station, Istanbul
Stops12
EndEskişehir station, Eskişehir
Distance travelled313 km (194 mi)
Average journey time3 hours, 57 minutes
Service frequencyDaily each way
On-board services
Seating arrangements2+1 seating
Catering facilitiesOn-board dining car
Technical
Rolling stockTSV2000
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
ElectrificationYes
Track owner(s)Turkish State Railways

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cumhuriyet Ekspresi sefere başlıyor". hurriyet.com.tr (in Turkish). 28 October 2002. Retrieved 11 May 2018.

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