So if you board the train in Ankara on Tuesday or Sunday morning, it will be named the Vangölü Ekspresi bound for Tatvan, but if you board on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday morning, it will be the Güney Kurtalan Ekspresi, bound for Diyarbakir and Kurtalan.
Ankara-Tatvan Tuesday & Sunday
|City walls, Diyarbakır, Turkey. Note the pedestrians (in white circle).|
Departures from Tatvan are on Tuesday and Thursday at 07:00 am, with arrival in Ankara the next morning at 07:44 am—if the train is on time.
Ankara-Kurtalan All Other Days
Departures from Kurtalan are at 08:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with arrival in Ankara the next day around 07:44 am.
—by Tom Brosnahan
|Trains by City of Departure|