Originally the Bogazici Express ran between Ankara and Sakarya, however, it was cancelled due to lack of interest in 2013. Over the past couple of years, train journeys, especially for touristic purposes have been steadily climbing.
Turkish State Railways have reintroduced the Bogazici Express which offers some of the best scenery in Anatolia. The journey takes around six hours.
Ever since the magical Eastern Express became popular on social media, train travel in Turkey has witnessed a huge revival.
Turkish State Railways operate passenger trains all over the country, and the country is known to have a well developed railway network.
On some routes there are comfortable sleeping car trains and high speed trains between Istanbul, Ankara, Konya and Eskisehir makes journeys comfortable in just a couple of hours.