📩 29/11/2018 17:05
TSO Presidents Power Union for the Railway: Çorum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ÇTSO) Chairman Çetin Başaranhıncal, Samsun Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Salih Zeki Murzioğlu and Amasya Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board Chairman Murat Kırlangıç, power cooperation made.
In the meeting hosted by Çorum TSO, TSO Presidents discussed the advantageous and disadvantageous aspects of their provinces and shared their opinions and suggestions on the point of identifying and eliminating the deficiencies.According to the statement made by Çorum TSO, the primary deficiency of the region is the railway, and the Black Sea highway It was emphasized that it is the gateway to the western regions of the country, especially to the Central Anatolia region, and that the railway connection should also be made.
At the meeting, where the current railway network is on the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Çerikli-Yozgat-Sivas-Amasya-Samsun line and caused the road to lengthen for 197 kilometers, it was pointed out that the high-speed train project was designed on the existing railway by the Ministry of Transport from Ankara, Yozgat, Sivas to Samsun. In the meeting, where it was stated that the transition was given to Çorum and the project was carried out by extending the route in half a month in order not to stop by Çorum, it was emphasized that if the Çorum railway is reached, the Ankara-Samsun railway will be shortened by approximately 197 kilometers, and it will provide a significant advantage to the trade and industry of the city, In this way, direct connection of the capital to Samsun Port will be made and it was pointed out that transportation from Turhal and Amasya to Ankara will be easier. The railway investment requested to Çorum is of great importance not only for Çorum, but also for the provinces in the region. The following statements were made: “Amasya-Ç a 170-km railway line that will be held between the I-Kirikkale, Turkey's most important ports in the Mediterranean Region olacaktır.türkiye a significant investment in terms of connecting with the northern and southern port of Mersin.
In the Black Sea Region, it is Samsun Port, which increases its capacity day by day and completes its modernization works. A profitable rail transport corridor to be established on the north-south axis between Mersin Port and Samsun Port will connect the two regions and at the same time reduce the freight traffic on the Straits. PROJECT WITHIN THE VIKING, which is the gateway to the north of our DIRECTLY TO PLACE almalıülke Samsun, many projects are in the forefront in establishing a connection point with the north of the country with Turkey. Viking Project is one of them. Lithuania-Belarus-Ukraine operated on the route Viking Train, Ukraine-ilicevsk on / Derince line in providing connections with employees ferry Derince / Samsun cargoes from the ports through Turkey by transferring the Turkish wagons Mediterranean, Europe, is a project aimed at the creation of the Middle East and Central Asia connection, TRACECA Europe will be connected to Asia, the Caucasus and the Middle East via the corridor. This corridor can be an important complement to the Samsun-Mersin / Ceyhan railway corridor.
In other words, this corridor is important for the development of the intermodal transportation system. One of the most concrete steps taken for our country to reach the export level of 2023 billion dollars, which is the target of 500, was the first train services from Anatolia to Europe on 8 September 2013 within the scope of the Great Anatolian Logistics Organizations (BALL) Project. Thanks to the project, the infrastructure of which has been prepared in a long time, the producers in Anatolia deliver their products to the European market under much more economical conditions. 52 percent of Turkey's total exports, according to the information provided at the meeting, Project sea, 40 percent black, 7 percent and 1 percent of the air is carried out by rail.
This project aims to increase the usage rate of the railroad, which is a more economical means of export. The railroad; as a province that believes that it will at least triple its export power, we demand it. Our region, which wants to take responsibility for the achievement of our country's 3 goals, will be directly connected to Viking and BALO Projects thanks to the railway network in which our province will be included, and will increase its competitive power in the foreign market with the decrease of freight costs. Merzifon district of Amasya province, which is located on the railway route, will also benefit greatly from the railway in terms of freight transportation.
There are 8 flour factories in Merzifon district, which has become the transfer center of cargo companies since it is the intersection point of the Eastern Black Sea and Eastern Anatolia highways, and also in the Organized Industrial Zone, built-in kitchen products such as aspirators, ovens and cookers are produced. The manufacturing companies in the district meet all their logistics transportation needs by road, and the Ankara-Kırıkkale-Çorum-Samsun railway project has caused excitement among the producers in the district. ”At the meeting, it was also emphasized that a railway project of the above-mentioned quality is essential considering the production, trade and export potential in the region. It was decided to continue the joint work for the railway project, which is expected to pay off its cost in a short time.