The World's Eye at Eurasia Rail Fair

The World's Eye at Eurasia Rail Fair: The world's third largest Railway Fair started in Istanbul. Eurasia Rail opened with a magnificent ceremony; More than 30 companies from 300 countries are participating. Turkey has focused in recent years due to the conversion of the railway's attention is turned welcomes visitors from 70 countries fair. Participating countries include countries such as Iran, the Czech Republic, Germany, France, the People's Republic of China and Spain.
The 6th International Railway, Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Fair - Eurasia Rail, the only railway fair in Eurasia and the third largest in the world, opened its doors yesterday. 30 exhibitors from 300 countries are participating in the three-day fair. The opening of the fair held in Istanbul Expo Center (IFM); Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım, State Railways General Manager Ömer Yıldız and International Railway Union General Manager Jean Pierre Loubinoux did it together. The technological products and equipment exhibited in an area of ​​21 thousand square meters are expected to be seen by 70 thousand visitors from 10 countries this year. Eurasia Rail, which will be open until the evening of tomorrow, also brought together the representatives of the sector.
Turkey in recent years due to the weight of the iron gave way to transform great interest in seeing the exhibition will be held concurrently with the conference and in the sessions; academicians, sector representative NGOs, bureaucrats and senior officials of international companies will speak. In the sessions that will take place today and tomorrow; "Railway Legislation", "Urban Rail Systems", "Developments in Railway Vehicles", "Special Topics in Railways" and "Safety Management System" will be discussed by industry professionals.
High speed auction to be held in the middle of the year
Speaking at the opening of the exhibition Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, 80 units of high-speed train (YHT) procurement of 5-6 $ 1 billion will be an investment, stating that the tender can be done in the middle of this year, he said. Yildirim, told reporters at the opening of the fair, said the work on the aforementioned tender.
Saying that five routes are being worked on with regard to the Kanal Istanbul project, Yıldırım said, “Studies on these routes are not finished yet. In the next few months, these works will be finished and we will officially announce the route ”.
Minister Binali Yıldırım said that the last deck on the bridge will be placed on Sunday, upon a question about the latest situation regarding the works carried out on Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge. “There is a 9-meter gap left on the bridge. We'll close that gap on Sunday. Then the resources will be made. Their deficiencies will be completed. "It will now be possible to walk on the bridge and go back and forth by car for a few months until May." Upon a question about the bridge to be built in the Dardanelles Strait, Minister Yıldırım announced that the bridge they planned to come into service by 2023 would be 'Çanakkale 1915'.



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