TCDD-TÜBİTAK R & D Workshop Held

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Ali İhsan Uygun, General Manager of TCDD, stated that they are rapidly moving towards becoming a global player with the great changes and transformations they have realized, not only as a spectator in the global race that started in the railway sector in the world.

In cooperation with TCDD and TUBITAK, two national organizations of our country, “Cooperation Development Workshop ğı was held in which new technologies for safe railway management were discussed.

Speaking at the opening of the workshop which started at TÜSSİDE Conference Hall at TÜBİTAK Gebze (Kocaeli) Campus, Ali İhsan Uygun, TCDD General Manager, has stated that there has been a global race in the railway sector in the world in recent years, and since 2003 has been accepted as the priority transportation policy of our sector, Noting that the race was not a spectator, they made rapid progress towards becoming a global player with their investments, great changes and transformations.

Pointing out that TCDD, as a 162-year-old long-established institution, has to establish a domestic and national railway industry in our country and especially lead the technological processes in accordance with its mission in the new period, Uygun said, “For this purpose, new technologies should be introduced to our country. kazanWe are making great efforts towards domestic and national production in order to reduce the current account deficit by reducing foreign dependency.” said.

“Today, the ability to produce and use technology has become the most important element in determining the superiority of countries in their competitiveness with each other. In order to produce technology, it is clear that human resources, financial resources and demand elements must be together at the same time. New technologies are coming to shake the industry in the coming years and disrupt traditional rail transport models. With this in mind, we have to investigate how future landscapes can look and how technology can revolutionize the railway system and work for a safe, secure, comfortable railway. A R & D projects that are important for the nationalization of the sector have been carried out together and they continued to carry on.

In this context,

• National Signaling

• E-1000 Type Electric Locomotive Development

• Composite Brake Shoe Manufacturing

• Traffic Controller Simulator Software and Manufacturing

• Design and manufacture of tare lightened wagon

• National Train Simulator Design and Manufacturing

• Successful completion of Electrification Composite Console and Hoban Insulator Manufacturing projects, Mushroom Hardened Rail Project, E-5000 Electrical Outline Locomotive Design and Prototype Manufacturing and Heavy Diesel Engine Modernization (TLM16V185 type) project studies continued as follows:

“In addition to meeting the needs of TCDD domestically and nationally, these technologies are also an important source of income for our country in the international railway market. kazanis targeted. With the Workshop we will hold today, we, as the leading institution, the most important service provider and user of the railway sector, will put forward our new demands. With the cooperation to be made in line with the decisions to be taken at the workshop, technology development processes will be started quickly in the main topics selected and the first outputs will be implemented in the TCDD infrastructure. In the next phase of the process, TCDD will carry out effective studies for development and implementation with its own resources so that the projects to be implemented together are realizable, sustainable and expandable.”

TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun added that TUBITAK, the organization with the infrastructure to produce the most important technology in our country, has full belief that they will accomplish great works together with your solution suggestions and wished the workshop to be beneficial on behalf of our country, railway sector and organizations.

President of TÜBİTAK Dr. Hasan MANDAL also spoke at the workshop where national and national railway industry activities will be evaluated within the scope of the national and national production mobilization. In addition to TCDD and TÜBİTAK, officials and experts of organizations affiliated to both institutions are also participating.

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