Süleyman Karaman, who served as the General Manager of the TCDD and the Chairman of the Board of Directors between 2002 and 2015, was the first candidate for Erzincan from the AK Party in the June 24 elections.
2002 Süleyman Karaman, who was appointed as TCDD General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors in December, resigned from his post in 2015 in order to embark on politics. TCDD Former General Manager Karaman, 2003 since the year of High Speed Train (YHT) projects, particularly took over the 100 railway project.
2 LARGER ACCIDENT IN KARAMAN PERIOD
Two large train accidents occurred during the period of Süleyman Karaman. 2004 had lost their lives in an accelerated train crash in July 41 in Sakarya Pamukova. In 2008, the train crash in Kütahya, 9 lost its lives; 37 was injured.
WHO IS SULEYMAN KARAMAN?
-Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya, Konya-Eskisehir, Ankara-Istanbul and Konya-Istanbul high-speed train lines construction and operation,
-Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-Bursa and Ankara-Izmir YHT in the construction of lines,
-Sivas-Erzincan High Speed Train project,
- Successful operation of the project Marmaray,
-In the development and implementation of public urban rail transportation projects,
- Completion and operation of Egeray (İZBAN) project in Ýzmir,
-In the beginning of the projects of Baskentray and Gaziray in Gaziantep,
- In National Trainings and National Trainings projects,
-In the development of indigenous industry in railway roads,
In Türkiye, the first high-speed train scissors, sleepers and rail connection components in the construction of factories,
-The first International Rail Systems Fair in our country,
-158 year In the realization of the social project for the first time to provide free meals to the personnel working on the train,
the development of railway and disseminating education in Türkiye; Rail Systems in high schools and colleges;
- Realizing graduate and educational programs in the field of railroad; the development of a young railway tracker who follows the developments in the world on site and closely,
-150 for renewal of unspoiled railroads for years,
- And he played an important role in the development of Türk Telekom, TTNET and TÜRKSAT.
- TCDD during Karaman period; In 2009, he was awarded in the category of ”Most Disabled Employee Institution X.
-2010 in the "Innovation of the Year" award given to TCDD, Karaman, President received by the President.
-The World Association of Public Transporters (UITP) awarded TCDD in the) Best Cooperation (field in the world with the İZBAN project in 2014. The award was given by the UITP President at a ceremony in Geneva.
Karaman was awarded the 'Bureaucrat of the Year süresince awards by various NGOs during his tenure.
-Karaman, TCDD for the first time in the history of the World Railways Union and took part in the executive board. He has also served as the President of the Middle East of the World Railways Association.
- He is also the founder and member of numerous non-governmental organizations. He is married with two children. He speaks English.