International railway industry meets at Eurasia Fair in Istanbul on 8-10.03.2012

The second will be held Eurasia Rail Rail, 08 - 10 March 2012, Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Fair at Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) will open its doors to the leading domestic and foreign public and private organizations.

This year's first participation in the Ankara fair last year, the participation of the 2 floor will be larger. More than 25 will participate in the fair where national participation will take place this year in Germany, Britain, Russia and the People's Republic of China. In addition, TCDD, TÜVASAŞ, TÜLOMSAŞ and TÜDEMSAŞ will be the official participants and supporters of the fair. The leading companies of the sector such as Siemens Mobility, Alstom, Hyundai Rotem, Vossloh, Plasser Theurer, Voith Turbo, Arcelor Mittal, Schnieder, ZF and Knorr Bremse will participate in the 2012 version of the fair.

Head of the delegation during the fair Dr. The conference and seminar programs, which will include local and foreign speakers from private and public sectors, will make the organization the most important fair in its region. At the conference, whose main theme is kat Restructuring ına, general managers and overseas railways ministers from the countries investing in railways will participate as speakers. In addition, foreign participants will be introducing their new products for the first time and will talk about the future of the sector.

1.500 5.000 visited 2 last year and is expected to attract more visitors this year. Purchasing committees from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Iraq, People's Republic of China, France, England, Poland, Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Serbia .

”Whoever comes by can't stop this development move on railways.“

The "Eurasia Rail Railway, Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Fair", the first of which was held at Altınpark Fair Center, was held by the Minister of Transport, Binali Yıldırım. In his opening speech, Yıldırım stated that approximately 20 companies and organizations from 120 countries participated in the Eurasia Rail Fair, and said that it was pleasing to see such a large participation in the fair, which was organized for the first time. Pointing out that TCDD also made a great contribution to the success of the fair, Yıldırım said, “Railways are now a sector that deserves priority investments as the transportation system of the future in our region, Europe, Central Asia, Far East and even America and governments have made serious investments in this direction. started to become an industry,” he said. Explaining that the global economic crisis affected the sector to some extent, but this situation was overcome in a short time, Yıldırım noted that "investing in railways is investing in the future". Stating that Turkey has invested more than 8 billion liras in railways in the last 20 years, Yıldırım continued as follows: “There was no railway construction left in Turkey between 1950 and 2000, it was forgotten. Railways came to the point of extinction in half a century. We have achieved our independence with the railways. kazansteep. Railways are not just a means of transportation for Turkey, they are a culture, a symbol of independence, a name for development and prosperity. We will invest at least 10 billion liras in railways in the next 50 years. Some of these are projects that are currently being done, and some are waiting for their turn.”


"90 percent of single-line railways in Turkey and stated that a signaling Lightning, in this case the" anachronistic table "as described. Emphasizing that all railway lines should be signaled and double lines, Yıldırım stated that they would make 12 thousand kilometers of new lines in 15-11 years and increase the passenger transport share on railways to over 20 percent. Turkey is now Lightning everyone voicing hope for the railways, in this case the entry into service in the formation of which approximately 2 to 3 million passengers Eskisehir-between Ankara High Speed ​​Rail is an important contribution was told. Yıldırım said, “We decided to raise the railways to the feet, we decided, nobody can turn us around this way anymore. Whoever comes, can not stop this development move on railways, this big project. Because now the high-speed train is on its way. He passed Eskişehir, going to Istanbul, going to Konya, Sivas, going to Kars to Erzincan, ”he said. A railways in Turkey "ecosystem" that occurs and everyone should take its place in the ecosystem representing the Minister Yildirim, the foreign firms over 50 participating in the fair, going to cooperate with domestic counterparts, in Turkey, which is the nearest railway and passion to serve luck in all countries noted that they could find.


Speaking at the opening of the fair the TCDD General Director Süleyman Karaman, Turkey has given work to speed after 50 years of neglect of the railways, the importance given to the railway in Turkey today, it can be seen in the investment program. Listing the works for the sector, Karaman said, "As a result of these investments, the railway was also in the interest of the private sector." Explaining that the domestic production of many parts in the railway sector has been made, Karaman said that they aim to build a 2023 thousand kilometers high speed train and 10 thousand kilometers a conventional line until 4. This objective will contribute to the development of the railway sector attracts attention Karaman, today inaugurated pointed out that the more open the way to do that in Turkey fairs rail system.

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