Turkish and Syrian railways revive the Orient-Express track

(Anadolu, October 8, 2010)

Railways of Turkey and Syria will jointly hold a special tour between October 12 and 20. Turkish State Railways (TCDD) stated on Friday that TCDD and Syrian railways CFS would hold the special tour between Meydanekbez (Syria) and Istanbul (Turkey).

The train will depart from Meydanekbez on October 12 and arrive at Haydarpasa station in Istanbul on October 15. The train will depart from Istanbul on October 17, and reach Meydanekbez on October 20.

Here the TCDD timetables for trains connecting Istanbul to Damascus, Aleppo and Teheran.