First Export Train to China Passed through Ankara

first export train to jin passed through Ankara
first export train to jin passed through Ankara

General Directorate of Turkish State Railways Freight Inc. set out intensive efforts by Turkey and China First Export block train, the Marmaray in the coming period, the BTK railway line and take its place as a very important step for the operation at full capacity of the Central Corridor.

This time with transport and transport costs decreased significantly, and Turkey will increase the competitiveness of both industries. Turkey, will become the center of the transit transportation between Asia and Europe.

It called Iron Silk Road, a short between Asia and Europe continents, secure, affordable and climate is most favorable rail corridor which Iron Silk Road / Central Corridor, is preparing its first export railway transport from Turkey to China.

between China and Europe, after transit carried out through Turkey on 4 December, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil from Istanbul by Karaismailoğlu (Kazlıçeşme) farewell Turkey-China's first export block train has reached Köseköy to 06 December.

The first export train, whose operations were completed here, departed from Köseköy at 10.30 on the same day, passed through Arifiye, Bilecik and Eskişehir and reached Ankara YHT Station in the evening. Here, the train was replaced with a locomotive.

Train, 8 Thousand 693 Kilometers Road Will Travel in 12 Days

Turkey 2 thousand 323-kilometer route in the December 8, will arrive on Tuesday evening by completing Kars railway, then using the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line will continue the road towards China.

The international track will end in the city of Georgia-Azerbaijan-Caspian Sea Crossing-Kazakhstan and Xi'an, respectively.

The train, with a total length of 754 meters, continues on its way with 42 containers of white goods. A total of 1400 trains carrying the cooler produced in Turkey, is expected to reach about 12 per day to China.

Exports train, 2 thousand 323 kilometers in Turkey, 220 kilometers in Georgia, 430 kilometers in Azerbaijan, the Caspian Sea, 420 kilometers, 3 kilometers and a total of 200 thousand to 2 thousand to 100 thousand 8 kilometers in China in Kazakhstan It will travel 693 kilometers.

The train, which will be carried forward in cooperation with TCDD Tasimacilik AS and Pacific Eurasia, the official forwarder company, will pass 2 continents, 2 seas and 5 countries, and deliver its cargo to China in 12 days.

The train will take its place as a very important step for the operation of Marmaray, BTK Railway Line and Middle Corridor at full capacity in the upcoming period.

This time with transport and transport costs decreased significantly, and Turkey will increase the competitiveness of both industries. Turkey, will become the center of the transit transportation between Asia and Europe.

and Turkey from moving toward the direction of the first export from China to train with other trains, are expected to meet in the territory of Azerbaijan.

"Today is a very special day for me"

Ömer Harman, the driver of the export train going to China, said in his statement that he has been working on the railways since 1981 and has been working as a chief engineer for 10 years.

Harman said, “I am proud and happy to live this historical day. Today is a very special day for me. Turkey will make their contribution to exports, I am proud to be the engineer of this train. Railways are working. " he spoke.

Harman pointed out that there is no problem in terms of safety in wagons and said, "Our locomotives are new, safety systems are working, the train will continue on its way safely." used the expression.

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