TCDD General Manager: 3 thousand 500 mileage high-speed train line will be reached. High Speed Railways Planning and Operation Workshop started in Ankara. Speaking at the opening Republic of Turkey State Railroad General Manager Süleyman Karaman, 1 years of 9 thousand 3 kilometers of high-speed, 500 thousand 8 kilometers quickly and 500 kilometers conventional new railways said that among the goals of the opening of business done line.
Turkish-German Science Year 1st High Speed Railways Planning and Operation Workshop started in Ankara Palas, affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the three-day workshop, besides TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman, on behalf of Germany. Dr. Jurgen Beyer, Prof. Dr. Tarik Pamir Akyol, Prof. Dr. Stephan Freudenstein joined. Karaman workshop on "Common history of our High Speed Rail Operator of the two countries has become inevitable qualified and enabled us to do more cooperation from Germany and Turkey railways. The workshop that started today is one of the important fruits of our cooperation on railways over a century. '' High speed train machinists, especially YHT road, maintenance, rail welding, safety system etc. Stating that a large number of personnel have been trained by German railway organizations, Karaman said, “Also, 32 of our graduate students are being educated at universities in Germany for training in railway organizations.” spoke in the form.
HIGH SPEED TRAIN LINES
TCDD General Manager also gave information about Karaman YHT lines. Karaman said: “After the opening of the Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya, Konya-Eskişehir lines, the construction of the Istanbul-Eskişehir YHT line has been completed and will be opened in June or shortly after the test and certification works are completed. On the other hand, construction of Bursa-Ankara, İzmir-Ankara, Sivas-Ankara YHT lines and Konya-Karaman YHT line are ongoing. The length of these lines is 2 thousand 160 km. The tender for the construction of the Sivas-Erzincan line has been made and the processes of the Karaman, Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Mardin border south high speed line continue. In our country, one of the 300 very high-speed trains with a speed of 7 km / h for use on YHT lines was supplied from Siemens, and efforts to supply the others continue. In addition, we are working on supplying 106 train sets needed in front of us. It is among our goals to build 2023 km of high speed, 9 km of speed and 3500 km of conventional railway line in the next 8500 years until 1000. A new railway industry is being tried to be created with the public, private sector and foreign investment partner, which are predominantly with these projects. In this context, Turkey Istanbul Technical University, TÜBİTAK and the Turkish State Railways has realized its national signaling cooperation projects and has received the application. Our national signal project is being expanded to integrate with the European signal network. On the other hand, it is planned to signal about 8 thousand km of conventional railways without signals in the next 9 years. Likewise, the construction of the signal rail of the 2 km conventional railway and the electrification of the 627 km railway continues. The newly constructed lines, the lines that are signaled and electrified, and the vehicles operated here are in the European Union conditions. '