Omsan Logistics' Right to Operate Train Extended for 5 More Years

Omsan Logistics' Right to Operate Train Extended for Another Year
Omsan Logistics' Right to Operate Train Extended for 5 More Years

Omsan Logistics' Railway Safety Management System (DEYS) certificate, which allows the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to operate on national railway lines in Turkey, has been extended for another 5 years.

Omsan Logistics, which has come to the fore in the field of railway transportation, which has recently been described as 'green transportation', has been extended for another 5 years for the Railway Safety Management System (DEYS) certificate, which is obligatory to be obtained in order to operate trains in Turkey.

According to the statement, DEYS, which is audited by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, is defined as the organizational structure that ensures the safe operation of all railway operators, allows the systematic determination of measures to reduce hazards and reduce risks, and accordingly, the rules, instructions and processes can be constantly followed and revised.

“Our goal is to grow even more in rail transport”

Omsan Logistics General Manager Cömert Varlık reminded that, as one of the well-established players in the logistics sector, they have determined a strategic growth area for themselves in railway transportation, which is at the center of the concept of 'green transportation'. Stating that the company has gradually increased the weight of railway transportation in its service portfolio in recent years, Varlık said, “Last year, we became the leader among private companies engaged in rail transportation by performing 15 percent of the total transportation by rail in Turkey. Today, we continue to serve our customers in this field with our fleet consisting of 15 locomotives and more than 400 wagons.”

Train transport reduces carbon emissions

Emphasizing that the projects that contribute to the emission reduction, especially with the EU Green Agreement, have gained great importance recently, Cömert Varlık said, according to the calculations made through the 'Digital Carbon Footprint Calculation' application, 2021 million 2 thousand 220 with the use of railway lines in their operations in 154. He stated that they achieved savings equivalent to the carbon emissions that the tree can balance.

Noting that they will accelerate their investments especially in the 'green transportation' side in the coming period, Varlık said, “We are the first private train operator in Turkey to have a railway train operation authorization certificate. With this certificate we have received, we will continue to contribute to the expansion of railway transportation and to reduce carbon emission emissions in the coming years, and we will continue to benefit both our country and the world in terms of sustainability.”

According to the information given, the DEYS certificate is issued by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure for a period of 5 years. Companies that comply with the national / international regulations and procedures published by the Ministry are entitled to receive the DEYS certificate. The Ministry organizes inspections every year during the certificate period. During the audits, the missing points regarding DEYS are reported to the companies. In the next year, it is checked whether the missing points in the audits are completed. DEYS has only 3 private companies in Turkey, apart from the Republic of Turkey State Railways and İzmir Suburban System (İZBAN).

Günceleme: 30/12/2022 11:04

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