The meeting on the National Rail Systems Test and Research Center Project (URAYSİM), which was carried out within the scope of domestic and national projects, was held in 26 March 2019 in Eskişehir.
Meeting; Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Selim Dursun, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Hasan Büyükdede, General Director of TCDD Transportation Inc. Erol Arıkan, TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Hayri Avci, Anadolu University Rector. Dr. Şafak Ertan Çomaklı and the related names of the railway sector participated.
Industry and Technology Deputy Minister Hasan Büyükdeniz, said Turkey's rail systems they want to become a center produced both states drew attention to the progress made in this regard stressed that assume responsibility for the rail system of the private sector and said:
”URAYSİM Project is one of the most important parts of our nationalization and nationalization project“
"If Turkey shows how a certain leap in the manufacture of railroad cars came to a point where the unit will take a serious way. We make new logistics plans. We see the necessity of producing a large amount of new vehicles in these plans. In this framework, it is necessary to provide our companies with the opportunity to test their products domestically instead of abroad. Both our government and our ministry take the URAYSİM Project very seriously. In order to complete this project quickly, we need to create a good road map and complete the necessary infrastructure and equipment investments as soon as possible. Our President is also following the project closely. The establishment of URAYSİM is one of the most important parts of our localization and nationalization project that we are trying to do as a ministry. Turkey's needs it. "
“We need this project, we will try to finish it in three years”
Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Selim Dursun said that they will try to complete the URAYSİM Project with stakeholders in three years.
Stating that the center and the national wealth will be prevented from going abroad, Dursun said, “Let's get a job from abroad. Let's keep up with technological developments. We have a vision of 2023. While achieving these vision goals, we will have a nice center where all the units of these units will be tested, such as pull-out vehicles, high-speed trains, subways, monorails. We need URAYSİM. ” he spoke.
”URAYSİM will reduce our dependency abroad”
Rector of Anadolu University Dr. Şafak Ertan Çomaklı explained that they have been in talks with URAYSİM about the related stakeholders for five months and that they have overcome some of the problems in the project with the support of the stakeholders and reached a certain stage.
"I'm just not URAYS Eskisehir, Turkey's future is one of the important milestones. It has a plan to reduce our dependency abroad. In the project, great duties fall to Eskişehir Technical University. URAYSİM will be an important R&D Center and a base for rail systems. ”
Rector of Eskişehir Technical University Dr. Tuncay Döğeroğlu emphasized that they are committed to raising and sustaining the qualified human resources required for the project.