Within the scope of Tüpraş's philosophy, transportation continues increasingly between the railways and the refineries that it started in 2006 for the refineries to work more efficiently. Tüpraş, investments carried out within the scope of railway, breakthroughs and innovations (ECM DTI, IMS and Gulf Transport Company) Railways of Turkey, together with restructuring of the line equivalents in Europe, are turning to new opportunities.
With the aim of increasing productivity, technical competencies, follow-up and focus in business processes, the increasing railway transportation between refineries since 2006, and the liberalization of rail transport in our country, Körfez Ulastirma A.Ş. will be done within the body. The company will actually start its railway transportation in early December with 100 tank wagons and 491 diesel locomotives leased from TCDD.
On June 16, 2017 "Railway Train Management Mandate" the first in our country on September 20, 2017 "Safety Management Certificate" on, was Turkey's first private railway train operators. With this initiative, it is aimed to increase the benefits obtained from the safe and environmentally friendly side of the railway, while producing greater added value for the country and the Community, and to transport a wide range of products in the coming years.
TCDD was restructured in two parts within the scope of liberalization works. While the infrastructure remains TCDD, towing and towed vehicles are TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Private companies were given the opportunity to become train operators. Established with 100% Tüpraş capital, Körfez Transport A.Ş. It was Turkey's first private railway train operators, established in our country and Safety Management System certification we held another first. Tüpraş subsidiary Körfez Ulastirma A.Ş. close to 2,5 million tons annual fuel transport by 10% amounting to assume alone the rail transport of Turkey and aims to become the largest fuel carrier.