Railways opened to private trains

Railways opened for private trains: Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Birdal, reminding that since this year the railways were liberalized, the private sector companies who wish to run a private train by renting the railways in a sense, by means of trains or wagons.
Orhan Birdal, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said that they want to transfer the development in aviation sector to the railways sector and said sektör We believe that with the liberalization, the railways will come to the place they deserve. Ulaştırma
continue in Germany's capital Berlin, which the International Railway Technology, System and Tools Exhibition (InnoTrans in Berlin 2016) investigations found Birdal, said in a statement to reporters, a serious splash, said that since xnumx't of the railway sector in Turkey.
Reminding that Turkey 13 years ago in similar developments in aviation Birdal, said:
"We can say monopolies in Turkey up to 2003 years, the company had a single air transport. When this monopoly was abolished in Turkey increased share of both domestic abroad.
Turkey, with a major airline industry has become one of the countries in the world. Turkish Airlines (THY) became Europe's first airline. The airport in Istanbul will be one of the largest and most important airports in the world. We want to transfer the development in the aviation sector to the railways sector. With the liberalization, we believe that the railways will come to the place they deserve. Leş

  • 2023 vision

Birdal, many years of neglected railway sector, the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) big moves, the government's support, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali stressed that made great strides with the vision of lightning.
In this period, Turkey's first High Speed ​​Train (YHT) stating that he had met with Birdal, "not only YHT, 10 thousand kilometers more than the old railway line has been renewed, our conventional lines were put into service. Other than that, a thousand 200 kilometers YHT line has been made, still continues to be done.
Expressing that YHT is operated on Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Konya and Ankara-Eskişehir routes, Birdal stated that the construction of the lines that will connect the capital to İzmir in the west and Sivas in the east and further ahead.
Birdal, railway sector in order to achieve the objectives of the 2023 TCDD said that intense efforts.

  • Private train operations can be done

Turkish companies have been participating in the InnoTrans Fair every two years since 2006, Birdal said, iki Today's 45 Turkish company is present. This is actually an important indicator in terms of showing the railway development in Turkey in recent years. This will continue in the coming years. Devam
Orhan Birdal, railway sector since the 2003 has attracted attention.
Railways in the last record of rearing Birdal, "Turkey is the fact that rail transport is thirsty. The railway sector, which started with Atatürk's directive in the first years of the Republic, was unfortunately completely neglected. The need for the railway was very well evaluated by our government and it gained momentum again. After that will continue. Ad he said.
Birdal, from this year, reminded that the railways are liberalized, private sector companies who want to train with railroad or railroads in a sense that the rail can rent a train in a sense said.
Noting that private firms can operate both as passenger and freight train, Birdal said that this would bring competition in the railway sector and that people would be able to use more rail and the development of this sector.

  • Doors open to foreign investors

Explaining that built several facilities in the railway sector in Turkey with foreign Birdal, Ankara in Xinjiang with Chinese, Koreans, he said with established partner factories in Sakarya.
Birdal, the rate of nativism train sets will be produced in Turkey emphasized that they want to raise as much as possible, "the company, we will open our doors to them so they want to produce how many trains using indigenous materials. Turkey is actually an important market. As we have this infrastructure in terms of opening to the east, it has a feature to attract investors. Hem
TCDD high speed that orders from Siemens "Velaro Turkey" has also examined the train Birdal, gave the information that it's completely designed for Turkey. In Turkey, the YHT line train sets are now pointing more and more to take Birdal, these trains "at the summit of comfort", he added it was.
About 60 thousand companies from the 3 country are participating in the InnoTrans Fair.

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