Marmaray connects Beijing with London

Marmaray connects Beijing with London
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Süleyman Karaman, a Turkey that the strengthening of the railway sector, the Middle East, the heart of the energy resources of Central Asia and is an important transport to the Far East has said it will offer an alternative.

The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Süleyman Karaman, the railway transport corridor, connecting Beijing and London noted that the Marmaray Project.

Karaman, the 10 26 XNUMX railroads in the last year, and the main objectives of the study was carried out in line with the studies told.

Turkey in the world with YHT line 8, Karaman is reminiscent of the 6 countries in Europe, Eskisehir-Istanbul Asia with the YHT line of the sea to continental Europe combines 60 meters under the iron network is targeted opening of business on September 30, 2013 with Marmaray'l, so that the Istanbul-Ankara He said that the travel time between will decrease to 3 hours.

In addition, Karaman stated that the construction of the lines of Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Bursa and Ankara-İzmir is ongoing and that 2023 thousand kilometers of YHT lines are planned with the goal of reaching an YHT line every 150 kilometers by 10.

Stating that Marmaray will enable uninterrupted rail transportation from London to Beijing, Istanbul will provide great benefits to urban public transportation and will be integrated with other transportation networks. Karaman, Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train, Kars - Tbilisi-Baku projects stated that it will provide a fast, economical railway connection from Europe to Asia when it is activated.

Karaman, said:

"Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, by re-implemented in collaboration with the historic Silk Road with the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway project, the emptiness of the 'Iron Silk Road' will be established. With this project, Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan with the establishment of direct railway line between Central Asia and access to China will be provided. With the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway project, which will be an important railway corridor between Europe and Asia, it is aimed to transport 6,5 million tons of cargo annually in the first place.

Adapazarı High Speed ​​Train Factory with Korea, Erzincan Rail Connection Factory with Germany, railway production in Kardemir, one of the well-established companies of the Turkish private sector, locomotive production in Austria and Çankırı High Speed ​​Train Scissor Factory, TÜLOMSAŞ with America are just some of the best examples of our cooperation. We produce the latest electrical locomotive in cooperation with Hyundai Rotem in TÜLOMSAŞ. We aim to rank among the top 10 countries of the world in the railway industry.

A Turkey that the strengthening of the railway sector, only to realize a revolution in transportation systems, as well as the world economy, the heart almost to the energy resources Middle East, a major transportation in Central Asia and the Far East will offer an alternative. The rail line will be completed by 2014. Sofia and Plovdiv will go through northwestern Europe, via Turkey from Edirne to Kars, Tbilisi, Baku, and there will extend into Central Asia. The rail transport corridor will connect Beijing and London together with the Marmaray Project.

The amount of investment to be made in the railway sector in this region in the next 10 years is 150 billion dollars. This means greater infrastructure, superstructure, new technologies, railway vehicles, high speed train sets, trusses and more investment, more cooperation, and greater prosperity and development for the countries. The total amount of projects launched in railways in the last 10 years exceeds 40 billion liras. The amount of investments we have made until today has reached 25 billion liras. Therefore, the railway sector is an increasingly rising sector. ”

“Silk Wind Block Train Project”

Referring to the Silk Wind Block Train Project, Süleyman Karaman reminded that they have made the railway an important alternative for domestic and international transportation with block train application.

Karaman, as well as for the country, in the west of Turkey, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Poland, Czech Republic, eastern Iran, Syria and Iraq; Turkmenistan in Central Asia, Kazakhstan and Pakistan that mutually block the operation of the train, he said Silk Wind Block Train project with the aim of reducing block train travel time between Kazakhstan and Turkey.

"The introduction of regular service of the train and complete their time at the planned time, rail transportation Kazakhstan - will make freight transport between Turkey may be preferable," said Karaman, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey in would also be of significant increases in freight transport by rail, as well as links with China by Kazakhstan He said that it will increase the amount of freight significantly.

Turkey Marmaray and Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway project is completed by China and Europe in voicing can be done without interruption block train transportation through Turkey, Karaman, "Starting from Kazakhstan loads from the north of China with train transportation through Turkey, Europe and Middle East 'or the south as it reaches the sea link to Turkey will reach in Africa, "he said.

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