The International Association of Railways (UIC), the largest organization in the railway industry worldwide, held the UIC Executive Board and the 9th General Assembly and the 13th UIC High Speed Congress in Philadelphia, USA, from 2012-80 July 8. TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman announced that they are candidates to hold the 2016 congress in Istanbul. ANKARA (ANKA) - The International Association of Railways (UIC), the largest organization in the railway industry worldwide, held the UIC Executive Board and the 9th General Assembly and the 13th UIC High Speed Congress in Philadelphia, USA, from 2012-80 July 8. TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman announced that they are candidates to hold the 2016 congress in Istanbul.
According to the statement made by TCDD, there was an intense participation to the 8th UIC High Speed Congress in the USA, as well as the UIC members, as well as the university and the private sector. Middle East Regional Board of attending the congress in his capacity as TCDD General Director Süleyman Karaman, Turkey made a speech in the country and the region by providing a report on the latest developments in the field of railways.
Underlining that the government regarded the railway as a priority sector since 2003, Karaman emphasized that as of 2012, he showed the importance he attached to the railway by transferring approximately 20 billion TL for investment in the railway. This results in a big change in railways and enter the conversion process is reminiscent of Karaman, Turkey acquainted with the high-speed technology in 2009, said that among the few countries in the world using this technology. Pointing out that Ankara-Eskişehir and Ankara-Konya High Speed Train (YHT) lines, which are put into service consecutively, are also a model for the countries of the region, Karaman is an indication of the high-speed railway projects carried out in the Gulf countries, the Caucasus and the Middle East countries and the budgets allocated to the railway. he said. Karaman continued his speech as follows:
“The total length of our high-speed railway projects, which are models in high-speed rail management in our region, and which are still under construction, is 2 thousand 622 kilometers. hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Turkey until 2023, which aims to build 10 thousand km of high speed rail network. In addition, it is aimed to increase the total network to 4 thousand 2023 kilometers in 25 by adding 940 thousand km of conventional railway lines. Furthermore, a first in the world with two continents and connects with the Marmaray project under the sea rail, Turkey will become a bridge between Asia and Europe. Freight and passenger transportation from London to Beijing will be possible without interruption. ”
Süleyman Karaman announced that they were candidates to organize this beautiful organization in 2016, by joining the two continents by rail.
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