TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. General Manager Kamuran Yazıcı continues to visit the workplaces of the organization that provides passenger and freight transportation in a wide geography from Edirne to Kars, from Izmir to Adana. In this context, he visited the workplaces in the Istanbul Region on Wednesday, 26 August. He received information about the activities of the region.
TCDD Tasimacilik General Manager and Chairman of the Board Kamuran Yazıcı continued their study trips with Istanbul Region. During the two-day inspection tour, Yazıcı visited the Gebze workshop and Maltepe Marmaray Control Center and met with the staff.
Yazıcı said, “Our Istanbul is a world city, an industrial city, a city of tourism. It is a city where the population of our country is concentrated. Istanbul is the city where two continents meet. The duties and responsibilities of our Istanbul Regional Directorate are both very broad and very heavy. With the railway investments of Istanbul, the world city, Gebze-Halkalı While the suburban line reached the metro standard, an uninterrupted rail crossing between the two continents was achieved. Ankara-Istanbul, Konya-Istanbul high-speed rail lines increased its interaction with Anatolian cities. Marmaray offers brand new opportunities not only in terms of passenger transportation but also in terms of freight transportation. The first transit train from China to Europe via Marmaray is the best example of this. China, a major portion of its transportation to Europe, Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway will carry out with Turkey. Again, Istanbul Region is our center where passenger and freight transportation is carried out to Europe. In addition, as our Minister of Health announced recently Halkalı- Work on the Kapıkule high-speed train project continues. With the completion of the project, the line capacity will increase 4 times. Halkalı- The travel time between Kapıkule and Edirne will decrease from 4 hours to 1 hour 20 minutes, and the cargo transportation time will decrease from 6 hours 30 minutes to 2 hours 20 minutes. With these good investments, the responsibility of the Istanbul Region will increase even more. The fact that we have very experienced and affiliated friends here reflects on our service quality. I thank all of them. " said.
Stressing that the importance of rail freight transportation was understood during the pandemic process and that they ensured the continuity of trade, Yazıcı said, “It is not easy to serve approximately 320 thousand passengers with hundreds of train services per day in Marmaray. I would like to thank my colleagues who serve in Marmaray, which is appreciated by our people in terms of service quality. Again, I send my love to my friends who have worked in our other workplaces and thank them. As TCDD Tasimacilik family, we continue to work with heart and soul to provide the best service to our people during the pandemic process. “He spoke.
Printer, Çerkezköy He also inspected the terminal and logistics areas. He also met with representatives of non-governmental organizations during his trip. Yazıcı stated that they will carry TCDD Tasimacilik to better and higher with the contributions of all their colleagues.