Irmak Zonguldak Railway Called as Coalway

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Irmak - Zonguldak railway is the railway line between Irmak - Zonguldak - Kozlu.

Railway, 1931 - Between 1937 has been built by the Republic of Turkey State Railways connects the industrial port of Zonguldak coal mines and steel mills of central Anatolia and Kardemir. Because of its importance on Turkey's coal industry is referred to as the Railway kömüryol.

Karaelmas Express, a passenger train that operates between Ankara and Zonguldak three times a week, passes on the same line and its flights were stopped on January 1, 2010. Although it was replaced by the Zonguldak - Filyos Regional Train in 2014, it is now used mostly for freight transportation.

Parts of the Line and Opening Dates 

Route Distance Service Year
Filyos - Balıkısık 70,916 km (44,065 mi)
1930
River - Cankiri 102,255 km (63,538 mi)
1931
Balıkısık - Eskipazar 65,085 km (40,442 mi)
1934
Cankiri - Cerkes 103,606 km (64,378 mi)
1935
Çerkeş - Eskipazar and Batıbel Railway Tunnel (3444 m.) 48,398 km (30,073 mi)
1935
Filyos - Çatalağzı 14,681 km (9,122 mi)
19 Nov 1936
Çatalağzı - Zonguldak 214,857 km (133,506 mi)
August 12, 1937
Zonguldak - Kozlu 4,270 km (2,653 mi)
1945

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