Trains Carried 25,7 Million Tons Last Year

Trains Carried 25,7 Million Tons Last Year
While TCDD's trains carried 2012 million tons of freight in 25,7, TCDD generated 617,8 million lira from these transports.
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) of 25,7 million tonnes of cargo last year, when moving trains, TCDD has achieved revenue of 617,8 million pounds in the freight transport.
The majority of freight transport in Turkey is done by road. TCDD, on the other hand, receives around 5 percent of freight transport. TCDD continues to work to increase the rail transport share, transport more cargo, use existing locomotives and wagons effectively, increase transport speed, reduce the amount of staff needed, reduce locomotive and wagon rotation, increase quality in freight transport, reduce maneuver costs, customer Since the beginning of 2004, it started to operate block trains in order to increase satisfaction. In this context, 158 domestic and 33 international mutual block freight trains are operated daily.
With this application, the amount of freight transported was increased, resources were used more effectively, transportation times were shortened, transportation costs decreased and customer satisfaction increased.
TCDD's block trains transported 25,7 million tons of cargo last year, while TCDD generated 617,8 million lira from these transports. TCDD's load increased by 1 percent compared to the previous year, and the revenue it achieved increased by 15,4 percent. In the last 10 years, TCDD's cargo volume increased by 61 percent and cargo transport revenue increased by 289 percent.
2,1 million tons of cargo transported last year consisted of international transports. In 2012, bulk freight transportations such as iron ore, coal, chrome, magnesite, boracite, gypsum, clinker, sand constitute 40 percent of the total transports, while container transport, which enables combined transport, increased significantly to 33 percent of total transports. It reached.
- International transports-
TCDD operates international block freight trains to European countries, Central Asian Turkish Republics and Middle East countries within the framework of agreements made with different countries in order to increase the volume of foreign trade and to increase the share of railway transportation within the transportation sector in addition to the placing of domestic block trains on the expedition.
In this sense, in the west, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Poland, Czech Republic; to Iran, Syria and Iraq in the east; TCDD, which operates block trains mutually to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Pakistan in Central Asia, constituted 2,1 million tons of international cargoes last year. An increase of 2003 percent was achieved in international transportation compared to 23.
- Production centers are connected to the rail network -
TCDD continued its efforts to connect with the junction line to the places with high transportation potential, in order to increase the transportation share and income and to enable the carrier companies to reduce the transportation costs, as well as to contribute positively to the macroeconomic balance. The number of junction lines, which were 2003 in 286, reached 2012 at the end of 337, as a result of the efforts to connect them with junction lines in cooperation with TCDD and the private sector, such as Organized Industrial Zones, large industrial establishments, all centers carrying voluminous cargo such as ports and piers. 55 percent of the transports were made from junction lines.
Container transportation, which aims to eliminate competition and lift cooperation between other modes of transport, has become the most important mode of transportation in the transportation sector. In this context, container transport by 2003 thousand tons / year in 658 increased by 2012 to 13 million tons / year in 8,3.
TCDD also encourages others to transport and rent cars with their own wagon. In this framework, 52 thousand 3 units are transported with their own wagons with 157 companies. In this context, 2012 million tons of cargo was transported in 6 by company wagons. The rail transport rate of other individuals, which was 2003 percent in 6,6, rose to 2012 percent in 23,6.

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