127 Million Lira With National Tram Savings

Kayseri by the choice of the vehicles produced in Turkey hafifrayl system tools were provided about 127 million pounds of savings.

Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, which wants to continue with domestic vehicles instead of light rail systems imported from Italy, went on to buy vehicles auction about 3 years ago. The contractor firm that produces the tender in Ankara Sincan Organized Industrial Zone Bozankaya Automotive won.

Italian Ansaldo Breda production was paid to tram cars at a cost of 2,3 million per vehicle, while technology and capacity for 1,4 million euros were introduced to the more advanced domestic vehicles. As a result of local production trams directed to the 30 fleet, approximately 127 million pounds were saved.

Feyzullah Gündoğdu, General Manager of Kayseri Transport Company, who also served as the Vice President of the International Association of Public Transporters (UITP), told the AA correspondent that the 4 departed years ago for the local tram preference. Gundogdu about the work they do, for the purpose of progress in the direction they have found the opportunity to be passed.


Stating that the contractor firm that produced the tender in Ankara won the tender and acted meticulously during the tender process, Gündoğdu said: “Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality went on the tender for the rail system in 2014. In order to improve the domestic industry and to close the current account deficit, which is one of the most important problems of our country, we have prepared our specifications to become a domestic vehicle. We have developed a model in our country to support domestic production. According to this model, the tender was launched. Due to the advantage of domestic companies in the tender, our domestic company won the tender. These domestic vehicles were produced entirely by the design of Turkish engineers in Ankara. We received our first vehicle in 2016. Our tram went into service towards the middle of 2016. It attracted a great deal of attention from our people as it was produced by local and Turkish engineers. In the past years, we also bought a rail system vehicle from Italy. The cost of the vehicles we imported was 2,3 million euros. The cost of the domestic vehicle is about 1,4 million euros. Therefore, we have gained an advantage of approximately 900 thousand Euros. In a fleet of 30 vehicles, we made a profit of 27 million Euros to our country. Our foreign currency did not go abroad. Considering this in terms of Turkish lira, approximately 127 million lira remained in the safe of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality. ”


Gündoğdu stated that the local tram is 100 percent local in the field of design and 60 percent locally in terms of mechanics. Gündoğdu emphasized that the local tram excels in terms of design, passenger transport and capacity compared to imported vehicles. I can tell. Approximately 2 million passengers have been transported in 12 years with our domestic vehicles. In addition, 1,2 million kilometers were also traveled. While the passenger capacity of the vehicles we purchase from Italy is 276, the capacity of our domestic design vehicles is 300. Therefore, there is a difference in terms of capacity. The average number of passengers we carry daily in the rail system is 100 thousand. ” used expressions.


Stating that the number of domestic trams is 30 and they want to increase this in the future, Gündoğdu stated that approximately 2017 million passengers were transported by these vehicles in 8,5. Gündoğdu added that with all domestic and imported rail system vehicles, he has traveled around the world so far with 123 tours, and that these vehicles earned approximately 2017 million lira in 11,5.



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