Turkish Railways phot French Ambassador Visits: France's ambassador to Turkey Laurent Bili, July 15 2013 Monday TCDD General Director Süleyman Karaman visited in his office. During the visit, the development of railway cooperation between the two countries was examined.
TCDD General Manager Karaman expressed his pleasure in the visit and presented his condolences to Ambassador Bili on account of the tragic train accident at 12 July 2013 in France. The two countries each day indicating increased cooperation between railway Karaman, recalled that the French firm maintenance of high-speed train sets in Turkey and Eskişehir-Balikesir undertook the construction of signaling projects. Karaman noted that the cooperation in the railways is positively reflected in the relations between the two countries.
Of the Bil French ambassador countries, cooperation in the field of railways, the French National Railway Company SNCF and operating in the field of railways other companies making and train sets are made primarily on the YHT management of the YHT line continues in Turkey through, maintaining that the desire to increase developing in areas such as hire he said. Bili, the French National Railway Company President Guillaume Pepy'n with TCDD, both in the short term (train lease (leasing)) as well as in the long term (trainset manufacturing, etc.) can be made to discuss the shape and scope of cooperation during a visit to Turkey in September this year announced that he wanted to be found. The General Director of TCDD, Karaman, welcomed the information regarding the request of the President of the French National Railway Company.
The French ambassador also said that the company's designer and developer of transport systems connected to SNCF will open an office in Ankara by September, while another French company moves the Middle East and Africa department to Istanbul.
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