51 percent of the subways pleased the domestic requirement

The relevant associations delighted that the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications set the local requirement for subway vehicles to the companies that will install subway constructions in Ankara.

The General Secretary of the Rail Transport Systems Association (RAYDER), Ahmet Gök, is concerned with the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, which requires that 51 percent of metro vehicles be produced locally for companies to install metro construction in Ankara. We applaud ”.

In a written statement, Gök noted that with this decision of the Ministry, “it will open the way for the railway sector”, 324 metro vehicles that Ankara needs will be produced locally at 51 percent.

Reminding that the completion of the unfinished metro constructions in Ankara was transferred to the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Gök stated that the tender for the subject was held in December 2011 by the General Directorate of DLH Construction under the Ministry.

'The decision will bring foreign currency to our country'

Reminding that the Ministry has made a “very positive and bold” decision, the companies that will undertake the production of 324 metro vehicles that Ankara needs will require the production to be 51 percent domestic, Gök said:

This important decision was published in DLH's tender specification for metro vehicle purchase on 29 December 2011. As railway industrialists, we applaud this decision, which is very important in the development of our industry.

20 exploration increases with the percentage of approximately 480 million euros in this tender with local production of our country will be given a large amount of foreign currency.

This decision means that the metro and tram vehicles we need from now on will be produced by our domestic railway industry. ”

Turkey ', indicating the metro and tram vehicles imported from abroad who need it by paying large fees heavens, until 2023 reported that only 3200 should be a new tool for the Istanbul metro and tram.

Until the end of 2023, Turkey's total vehicle requirements of metro and tram 5 thousand 500 as calculated that expresses the heavens, "Turkey's $ 16 billion is situated in front of subway and trolley cars potential" he commented.

Gök added that they were grateful to Minister Binali Yıldırım for the "important and historical" decision taken by trusting Turkish railway industrialists, and that TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman also gave great support to the project.

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