Kahramanmaraş Logistics Center to Provide 1, 9 Million Ton Carrying Capacity

📩 19/12/2018 16:44

Kahramanmaras (Turkoglu) Logistics Center, 22 October 2017 was opened on Sunday by the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan in a ceremony held in the Turkoglu district of Kahramanmaras.

“This is our pride H

Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Arslan mentioned the progress made in the railway sector in recent years and stated that the railway network has been abandoned to its fate in the past and has declared mobilization since the day they took office. Arslan said, “We have become 138 kilometers of railways per year. We have become the 6th high speed train operator in Europe. This pride is for all of us. We are not satisfied with that. Our work on 5 thousand kilometers continues. We are working to make renewal, electrical, signaling. In this context, we will increase the amount of lines with 2 thousand 505 signals to 5 thousand 462 kilometers. ” found the assessment.


Stating that the number of logistics centers opened to service has reached 8, 5 of them are still under construction, Arslan said that they care about logistics centers. Explaining that as a country, it is very experienced and skilled in international logistics services, Arslan noted that transportation is made all over the world and that the new Logistics Center in Kahramanmaraş will further develop these capabilities.

Arslan said that Türkoğlu Logistics Center was established with an investment of 80 million and would act as a bridge between the east and west of the country and that they would further develop this center by supporting both the passenger and the freight train.


Saying that they will strengthen Kahramanmaraş in the field of railway, Arslan said, “We rehabilitate Kahramanmaraş's existing railway connection. There is a high-speed train coming from Istanbul to Konya. From there we go to Kahramanmaraş and from there to Osmaniye, Mersin, Adana. In other words, we will provide transportation from İstanbul to Kahramanmaraş by high-speed train. We are also working on high-speed train from Istanbul to Europe. ” said.


TCDD General Manager made a speech at the opening ceremony İsa ApaydınLojistik We planned a logistics center at 21 separate points in order to increase the competitiveness of our industrialists and make our country the logistics base of the region. So far, we have completed the construction of 7 logistics centers and put them into service. We have also completed the construction of our Erzurum Palandöken logistics center. ”

Apaydın said: “We are continuing the construction of a total of 5 logistics centers together with our Minister in Kars and with our Prime Minister in Konya this year together with the logistics centers you laid the foundation for. The tender, project and expropriation processes of the other 7 logistics centers that are planned to be constructed are continuing. ”


TCDD General Manager, informing that the project cost of the logistics center established on an area of ​​4,5 thousand square meters beside the road and railway line is 805 km to the Organized Industrial Zone in Türkoğlu district. İsa ApaydınKahraman With the Kahramanmaraş Logistics Center, which includes administrative and social equipment as well as railway units, the annual logistics capacity of 1,9 million tons will be provided to the Turkish Logistics Sector.

The Mersin-Adana-Osmaniye-Nurdağ-Gaziantep and Nurdağ-Kahramanmaraş high-speed train projects in the construction phase will be reached to the Mersin Port as soon as possible after the loads of industrialists in Kahramanmaraş and the surrounding provinces are collected here. ”


Apr'd Referring to the importance of logistic centers, "Turkey will transform the logistics base of the year and the 2023 500 billion export target to reach the locomotive entered service in all of our logistics centers will take over when; 35,6 million tons of additional transportation facilities will be provided to Turkish logistics sector with 12,8 million m²: open area, stock area, container stock and handling area. ”

UDH Minister Ahmet Arslan and protocol members who opened the logistics center with ribbon cutting followed the container freight train entering the logistics center for the first time.

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