A hundred percent local tram was unveiled at the Eurasia Rail Fair: Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş introduced the first hundred percent domestic tram produced by IMM, which was exhibited at the entrance of the 4th International Railway Light Rail Systems Infrastructure and Logictik Fair (Eurasia Rail 2014).
Mayor Kadir Topbaş, who visited the tram produced by Transportation Inc, a subsidiary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, together with TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman, made statements to the press members.
Indicating that the local tram is a very successful project and that a very advanced technology is used in the vehicle close to aircraft technology, President Kadir Topbaş continued: “Our project is now a German passenger, will attend the fair there. The cable length in one of these wagons was 30 kilometers and connections were made from 10 thousand different points. At some point, the system will not work if it is connected incorrectly. So let's not just see it as a wagon. There is a special structure with very high technology. A light metro wagon should not be considered as just a tram. Our friends have done a very good job and showed an engineering wonder. We are able to produce serials because it is domestic, its design is completely ours, it is our brand. We can give Know-How. ”
18 of the 2 projects are on the rails
Noting that they have reached an important point in technology as Istanbul, Mayor Topbaş said, “We have also started mass production of these wagons. We started 18 tram projects. Two of them went down on rails. 16 of them will be activated at 3-week intervals. Our company, Transportation AŞ, also provides consultancy services abroad in its field. Currently, he is preparing the metro projects especially in Medina-i Münevvere. As TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman Bey started in his term at IMM, he also made important contributions in this project. Dear General Manager, Gebze-Çerkezköy We also demanded that the suburban line between the subway line and the high speed train line provide quality service. ”
Sirkeci-Halkalı The line will end in 2015
That TCDD General Director Süleyman Karaman also give importance to the municipal rail system no longer rail system in the sectors in Turkey and said that they were very happy. Karaman said, “We have come to a point where we can say that we exist in the field of rail systems in the world. We thank our President Kadir Topbaş and İBB for this. ”
Sirkeci on a question -Halkalı Expressing that the line's defeat works continue and the system will end in 2015, Karaman said:HalkalıOur rail systems from Bursa to Gebze will merge with Marmaray and high-speed train. Now, our systems towards Europe will start working with Marmaray on Ankara-Istanbul route. ”