The ”Barrier-Free Transport, Barrier-Free Tourism and Barrier-Free Life Project” protocol was signed on January 09, 2020 between the General Directorate of TCDD Transportation, the General Directorate of TCDD and the Medical Tourism Association at the Tower Restaurant in the Historical Ankara Station.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Deputy Minister Enver Iskurt and Adil Karaismailogu, TCDD General Manager Kamuran Yazici, TCDD General Manager Ali Ihsan Uygun, Sinan Ibis and the bureaucrats affiliated to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure attended the ceremony.
Turhan: boyunca During the 17 years we have been in office, we have invested more than 767,5 billion lira in transportation and access infrastructure. ”
Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, emphasized that since the first day as a government, the transportation infrastructure has been the main factor that improves and transforms all living spaces. .
Turhan said that human beings entered into new, economic, social and cultural relations with every development in transportation from the invention of the wheel to the discovery of the locomotive, from the production of the first car to the aircraft technology. Turhan, who recalled that the 1856 thousand 1923 kilometers of railways built from 4 to 136 was inherited from the Republic, drew attention to the fact that the railway move slowed down after 1950.
Railways 2003 government policy to move into bring that Turkey and the future projects Turhan explained that they had repeatedly implemented, "the task that we have to transport and access infrastructure for 17 years we have invested over 767,5 billion pounds." He said.
Turhan emphasized that they will continue their railway investments in line with their 2023 targets and said, ız We will reach a length of 5 kilometers by completing our 509 kilometers new line. We will continue to move forward with confidence in the future..
Turkey, in 2009, opened the service of the Ankara-Eskisehir line with the high-speed train (YHT) to meet stating, fast and modern travel services 7 Turhan stating they reach 40 percent of the province and the country's population, up to date with the YHT 53,1 million passengers Travel information.
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Turhan, the citizens of the last 60 years, "missed the train" YHT stated that they provide, "Railways, the first years of the Republic began to live the golden years."
For centuries, all of the railroads untouched both renewed, signaling and electrified voicing Turhan, in 2003, 2 percent of the 505 thousand kilometers, which is 23 percent increased by 155 percent to 6 thousand 382 kilometers to 2 thousand 312 kilometers, said the work continued at XNUMX thousand XNUMX kilometers.
Minister Turhan, 2003 thousand 2 kilometers in 82, which is 19 percent of the electric line length increased by 176 percent to 5 thousand 753 kilometers to reach, 785 kilometers of work in progress, he said. Turhan, 393 kilometers long Ankara-Sivas high-speed train line aimed to complete the second quarter of this year, he said.
“We will strengthen the competitiveness of business people”
Turhan underlined that they aim to reach 2023 percent of the electrical and signaled line ratio by 77, dık We have started to offer our industrialists with logistics centers, road transport, railway and sea access combined transportation. Tur
Turhan stated that when the 25 logistics centers planned were completed, they would provide 72,6 million square meter container stock and handling area with 4,1 million tons and 16,2 million TEU additional transportation facilities and said, e We have commissioned 9 logistics centers to date. Mersin (Yenice) and Konya (Kayacık) logistics centers will be opened this year. ”
Turhan pointed out that Kars and Izmir Kemalpaşa logistics centers continue their construction works, and that the Sivas logistics center, the contract of which was signed, will start construction this year.
Turhan said that they will add power to the competitiveness of business people by connecting the organized industrial zones, which they call the black ports, with iron networks.
In the future, 38 OSBs, private industrial zones, ports and free zones and 36 production facilities for a total of 294 kilometers of connecting lines will transfer more Turhan, "For the faster and more economical transport of cargoes are making rail connections to the ports." He said.
Turhan, 10 ports and 4 piers, including a total of 85 kilometers of railway connections, expressing Filyos, Çandarlı, as well as 7 ports, including major ports of rail connections will be reported.
“We are bringing National EMU to the tracks this year”
Turhan also stated that KARDEMİR AŞ started the production of high speed rail at international standards as domestic. Turhan gave information that they have used 770 thousand tons of rail with domestic facilities and used them in fast and conventional lines.
Turhan, Ankara-Eskişehir YHT line, while the domestic rate of 55 percent, infrastructure, superstructure, electrification, signaling and telecommunication construction work reached 90 percent of the domestic level, he said.
TÜLOMSAŞ within the structure of the National Hybrid Locomotive prototype production has been completed describing Turhan, the project can produce diesel and battery powered hybrid locomotive can produce as a prototype said they came to the 4th country in the world.
Turhan, within the scope of the National Signaling Project 622 kilometers of line section began to work on the installation, said:
Kapsamında Within the scope of the National Train Projects, we are continuing the production of the National Freight Wagon, which is completely concept, design and prototype manufactured with domestic facilities in TÜDEMSAŞ. The national DMU sets produced at TÜVASAŞ reached 60 percent. Within the scope of the National EMU project, we established an aluminum body production factory in TÜVASAŞ. This year, we are bringing National EMU to the tracks. Within the scope of the National Train Project, we continue to work on providing the high-tech subsystems of 94 high speed train sets to support national production with the Industrial Cooperation Project. ”
Turhan explained that they have made efforts to make the entire transportation and access infrastructure friendly, and that 1200 disabled people have benefited from the Orange Table Service, which was put into service at the end of last year.
We aim to bring people together with every aspect of life
Medical Tourism Association President Sinan İbiş will be signed today, '' Barrier-Free Transport, Barrier-Free Tourism and Barrier-Free Life Project '' protocol to meet people with special needs and aim to raise national awareness, he said.