TCDD 21 opens to the private sector in June: Railway 21 is moving into a new era as of June. Private sector will be able to carry out its own train. 6-7 has requested the Ministry until now
A new era will start in 21 as of June. With the liberalization of the railways that will be opened to the private sector, a more qualified and more efficient transportation system will be introduced. Restructuring of TCDD as a rail infrastructure operator upon completion, trains will be operated lines, will allocate the use of these lines, such as the characteristics and belonging to the railway line access charges will publish the network statement contains the subject, and one year to the railway line to the company if it meets the requirements of the private sector.
55 BILLION $ TARGET
The government, which invested a total of 2003 billion liras in the railway sector between 2015-50.1, aims to start a new era in railway operations with an investment of $ 2023 billion, which it plans to make within the scope of 55 targets. In this context, the last bend in the railway liberalization will be turned on 21 June. Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry on 1 May 2013 to 21 June with the interests of Turkey Railway Transport Liberalization Law on Turkish State Railways TCDD as well as rail infrastructure operator Transport Inc will be restructured with the name.
ALLOCATION OF 1 YEARS
In railways, the use of train lines will be allocated for 1 year under the access contract. There will be no passenger and cargo separation in the train line allocation. The train will be given to the train operator in the form of operating right over the fee specified in the network notification. There may be differences in the allocation fees of the train lines according to the routes. In determining the outstanding prices by the infrastructure operator, the train lines access fees to be operated in the national railway networks, line maintenance-repair and operating costs will be taken into consideration. The private sector will also have to meet certain conditions for it to be able to do rail transport. According to the Railway Vehicles Registration and Registry Regulation published by the General Directorate of Railway Regulation (DDGM), companies will register the vehicles to be used in the enterprise. According to the draft Railway Operations Authorization Regulation, which is in the stage of publication, it will be necessary to obtain a certificate of railway freight and passenger transport authorization. Operators will also have important obligations on safety.
LINE ALLOCATION OF SPECIAL SECTOR
After the structuring of TCDD; As a railway infrastructure operator, TCDD will publish a network statement that includes topics such as the lines to be operated, the features of these lines and access charges for the train lines. TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. and other private sector railway train operators will request the train line from the published network notification.