With the ceremony attended by Minister Karaismailoğlu, export trains to Russia and China were sent off from Ankara Station Stating that the train to be sent off to Russia will travel approximately 4 thousand 650 kilometers to Moscow by using the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line, Minister Karaisamiloğlu said, “Proactive "Our country has become the most strategic connection point of the Iron Silk Road."
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad Turkey-Russia Fedrasonu's capital through the line first block exports trains will run between Moscow and the new Turkey-China export railway for Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih ceremony Dönmez also attended Ankara He set out from the station.
"We have demonstrated that we are a logistical power thanks to our determined steps."
Speaking at the Council of Ministers, the capital Karaismailoğlu export farewell ceremony for the first block train will run between Moscow, Russian Federation and Turkey had declared 2020 the Railway Reform Recalling; he said:
"To give our new railways lines, as well as to rehabilitate our existing line of both human and Turkey have set out to make the world in freight railway bridge. Thanks to our determined steps since the beginning of the pandemic, we have demonstrated that we are a logistical power that ensures the uninterrupted continuation of the world trade, which has stagnated between Europe and Asia. Today last December in the Baku Tbilisi Kars railway line and the central corridor through after our successful completion of the export trend of flights between Turkey and China, Russia from Ankara, the capital we have the first block exports tri our happiness we will send to Moscow "
"Our ownership of railways is not new"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who said “Our way of owning the railways is not new”, stated that they have considered the railways as a state policy since 2003 and that they have invested 18 billion lira for the development of the railway infrastructure in the last 171,6 years.
Minister Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows:
“We renewed the entire conventional railway line of 11 km. We built 590 kilometers of high-speed train line and raised our country to the level of the 213th high-speed train operator in the world and 8th in Europe. We are getting closer to putting our 6 kilometers long Ankara-Sivas YHT line into service. Currently, we have started train performance tests. In addition to our Ankara-Sivas YHT line, our construction work on a total of 405 km of railway line continues successfully. "
"We have a say in the world rail transport in a short time"
China, Asia, Europe and the Middle East aimed at the creation of a huge transport network linking the "One Belt One Road Project" is a very important project for Turkey reminiscent of Ministers Karaisailoğl, returns that they consider it as an opportunity
Karaismailoğlu said, “Our country, which has a say in world railway transportation in a short time with its proactive policies, has become the most strategic connection point of the Iron Silk Road. In this context, with the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line and our 150-year-old dream, Marmaray, from Far Asia to Western Europe; We made the dream of the Silk Railway from Beijing to London come true. The train, which made its first flight from Baku to Kars on the Baku - Tbilisi - Kars Railway Line, gave a new direction to the world rail transport. This line, which started its operations on October 30, 2017, started a new era in the field of rail freight transportation between Asia and Europe. Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line, the cargo transport time between China and Turkey 1 month to 12 days, century project Marmaray, the time between this and even integrated being in the Far East and Western Europe decreased to 18 days, "gave expression to the place.
"4 thousand 650 Kilometers will travel until Moscow"
Stating that the train to be sent off to Russia will travel approximately 4 kilometers to Moscow using the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line, Minister Karaisamiloğlu said:
“3 dishwashers, stoves and ovens produced in our country will be transported to the Russian Federation's Vladimir Region in 321 containers loaded on 15 wagons. Previously sea and by road transport made that this is done with the railways, the breakthrough in the field of railways and rail in Turkey is the result of confidence in our ISLETMECILIGI. "
“As you know, we now regularly send our export trains to China. A new one of our Chinese trains is leaving today. One thousand tons of borax to be exported to China by Eti Maden İşletmeleri Genel Müdürlüğü by train will be transported to X'ian, China in 42 containers. We do the export shipment of Eti Maden Borax at Kırka Boron Değirmenözü Connection Line. "
"Flights will continue to increase in 2021"
Minister Karaisamiloğlu stated that they attach great importance to the junction lines in order to provide railway connection in centers with cargo potential such as factories, ports, organized industrial zones in order to increase freight transportation, and reminded that the construction of 83,51 junction lines with a length of 5 kilometers is underway.
Karaismailoğlu said, “I sincerely believe that our train, which sets out to Moscow, will complete its journey successfully without any problems, just like our trains to China. It is of course extremely important for both sides that the exporters and importers of both countries transport their products safely over the railway and thus strengthen our commercial relations. However, we do not consider these transports only as a commercial activity. Trade and shopping, one of the most important elements of being a multi-dimensional relations between Turkey and Russia and the two countries will continue to grow in the years of their friendship bridge between the güçlendirmektedir.2021 expeditions this friendship will be further strengthened, "he said.