Current Status of Railway Liberalization Law
Parliamentary General Assembly, "basic law" as discussed Turkey's First Draft Law on Liberalization of Railway Transport Department was accepted. According to the accepted 9 clause, TCDD will serve as a railway infrastructure operator on the part of the national railway infrastructure network, which is transferred to the state-owned railway infrastructure. TCDD; For the investments of high speed and high speed rail transport, double or multiple lines of lines will be provided by Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication for investments in renewal and improvement of railway infrastructure. In case of request for the construction of the tension line; the immovable properties required by the congestion line will be expropriated from the requestor and will be expropriated by the TCDD and the right of easement will be established in favor of the beneficiary in order not to exceed the 49 year. At the end of the period of use, all assets built on the immovable properties will be deemed to be the property of TCDD without any further processing. TCDD will not pay any price or compensation for these assets. Public legal entities and companies; to build their own railway infrastructure, to be a railway infrastructure operator on this infrastructure, to be a railroad railway operator on the national railway infrastructure network.
- The citizens will be expropriated by the ministry
In case companies want to build railway infrastructure; The expropriation cost required by the railway infrastructure will be collected from the related company and expropriated by the Ministry. At the end of the period of use, all assets built on the immovable property in question will be deemed to be the property of the Treasury without any further processing. No compensation or compensation will be paid by the Treasury for these assets. Those who are privately owned by the Treasury and are allocated to TCDD or who are left to use, may be transferred to TCDD for use in the functions and activities of TCDD together with the structures and facilities on them. Excluding forests; TCDD is used for the duties and activities of the TCDD and the ones deemed appropriate by the Ministry of Finance may be transferred to TCDD together with the structures and facilities on it after being registered by the Ministry of Finance in the name of the Treasury. The immovables within the scope of this regulation, those allocated to the Ministry of National Defense and the Turkish Armed Forces are in the inventory and the immovables used in cooperation with TCDD will be out of scope. Due to the use of the immovables to be registered and allocated in the name of TCDD in the name of TCDD until the date of entry into force of this regulation, those who have not yet been charged on the name of TCDD will be abandoned at any stage. Charged fees will not be refunded. Those who have been leased from the immovable property to third parties by TCDD, and who have not yet been charged for the tenants due to their use until the date of entry into force of this article, will be abandoned at any stage, provided that they have been collected by TCDD. In the parcels adjacent to the railway infrastructure, the construction approach distance determined by the Ministry will be complied with to ensure the safety of the railway. The buildings which are not suitable for the specified distance will be demolished or demolished upon the request of the Ministry. The railway; railway, village road and similar road intersection will be considered as the main road rail will be the superiority of the passageway. At these intersections, the institution or organization to which the new road is connected will be obliged to make an overpass or overpass and take other safety measures. In case of the necessity of railway traffic system, the facilities that prevent the sight of level crossings will be removed.
Finalization of Railway Law
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