Border Crossings: Bulgaria - Turkey

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Svilengrad BDŽ - Kapıkule TCDD

[E] BDŽ works to Kapıkule. There is one daily night train pair "Istanbul-Sofia Express" working between Sofia and Halkali via this route, cut back from İstanbul in March 2012 owing to engineering work. This train was suspended in July 2021, owing to the Covid pandemic, but is due to restart on 25 April 2022.
"Optima tours" operates a summer (April - November) car carrying service between Edirne and Villach. BDŽ commenced a daytime SSuO Plovdiv - Erdine pair on June 1 2019 which ran for just one weekend before being withdrawn!

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