East Marmara Development Agency (MARKA) Secretary General Erkan Ayan said that Rail Systems Specialized Organized Industrial Zone could be established in Sakarya.
Turkey Transport and Communication Strategy "Street streetcar, subway, light rail, monorail, high-speed train set, tunneling technology with magnetic train technology" increased state aid for entrepreneurs to develop that at least 50 percent local content obligation aimed to be brought expressing Ayan, design He said that localization was attempted in all pre-production stages such as product development, increasing domestic parts ratio, design-development-prototype-mold in new projects. Ayan noted that when the current rail system projections of both the government and local governments are evaluated, public spending in the railway sector is expected to be 2023-70 billion TL by 100. Stating that 50% of the investment will be domestic, Ayan stated that Sakarya has emerged as the most advantageous city and attraction center especially in the production of wagons, EMU and DMU, and the establishment of the Rail Systems Organized Industrial Zone in Sakarya will contribute significantly to the sustainable development of the region and the country. told. Ayan stated that the localization of the rail systems and rail systems sub-industry, clustering as an area of expertise with innovative and competitive understanding will bring great gains to Sakarya and the country.
Stating that Sakarya's Railway Sector Clustering and Specialization Potential is evaluated, Ayan stated that it has very important features; ”The fact that many elements needed by the industry are currently being produced in Sakarya. The sector-supporting machinery-equipment and automotive supply industry are concentrated in the region. The advantageous geo-strategic position of Sakarya for railways, the production of railway vehicles to be produced for urban use is dependent on the outside and stating that it will be supported by the state. All of these are great advantages for Sakarya. ”
Stating that the importance given to the railway sector has increased worldwide, Ayan said, “Because the only transportation type that includes alternative solutions for basic problems such as mobility, traffic density, traffic accidents and the environment is railways. With the development of high speed train management, railways have had an important market in passenger transportation. In this market, railways have become a preferred alternative to road and airline. Aiming to continue these positive developments, countries have cooperated and made important decisions in this direction to create international networks and corridors such as Trans Europe and Trans Asia, as well as to ensure integration with other types of transportation. In addition, since the most advantageous type of rail systems in urban public transportation, this area also shows its development potential intensely. ”
Turkey Transport and Communication Strategy at the railroad lines for the sector in line with targets located production and rail vehicles will increase the supply of expressing Ayan, "In this context, it is expected the renewal of existing attracted and captured the car park and 180 YHT Set, 300 locomotives, 120 EMI ( electric train set) 24 DMU, (diesel train set) and 8 thousand wagons will be provided. These include cars, DMI, EMI production primarily located in Sakarya Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. (TÜVASAŞ) and EUROTEM originating in South Korea, are made in a few smaller enterprises. Kümenlen and other studies will be integrated into their cars and train sets tülomsaş'l in Turkey and will be expected to meet the Sakarya region. The supplier industry effect will also create a multiplier effect. ”
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