The Eye of Industrialists in İzmir was Turned into Wagon Manufacturing

The "indigenous" condition brought to the tender of the Ankara Metro has mobilized industrialists from Izmir. The Transportation Industry Working Group, which was established to take İzmir's share from the production of domestic tramway and subway wagons, will bring together paternalists for wagon manufacturing as well as 'babayiğitler' in the domestic car.

The Ministry of Transport announced that Ankara Metro will hold the 324 set wagon auction on 14 February and announced that 29 sets will be delivered in 324 months according to the tender specifications announced with the announcement made on 29 December. The first 75 of the wagons will be delivered in 14 months. The delivery of the remaining 249 will be completed gradually in 29 months. However, the ministry also set a condition for the tender; “The domestic contribution will be 75 percent in the production of the first 30 sets and 51 percent in the next.”

Along with this domestic production rate, 10 has been established under the umbrella of the Chamber of Industry of the Aegean Region, Ahmet Gök, Deputy General Manager of EBSO, İbrahim Gökçüoğlu, EBSO Assembly Member Atilla The Transportation Industry Working Group, consisting of Üner, started its activities quickly.

In this framework, Ahmet Gök, the Secretary General of the Transport Industry Working Group and the Rail Transport Systems Association, will bring an important job by bringing together the representatives of the company that won the wagon tender in Ankara and the Egeli industrialists.

The Deputy Chairman of the EBSO Board of Directors, İbrahim Gökçüoğlu, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Transportation Industry Working Group, stated that if the production of wagons came to the Aegean, it would make a great breakthrough for the industrialists. Explaining that the condition of using 51% of domestic contributions in the subway vehicle tenders of Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport is very important, Gökçüoğlu said, “We held our first meeting as a working group. First of all, we will reveal companies that can produce in this area in our region. We believe that industrialists from Izmir will get a share of 20 billion dollars of cake. ”

TCDD is still 100 thousand passenger cars that Turkey's rail freight level of 3-4 per cent share Gökçüoğlu pointed out that, while the railway cargo transportation was 2023 percent target by 15 you said. For this reason, Gökçüoğlu explaining that 60 thousand various new freight wagons will be needed. By 2023, 2 new passenger wagons need to be produced. It is aimed to increase the length of the railway line, which is currently 600 thousand 10 kilometers, to 800 thousand 2023 kilometers in 25 ”.

In just Adapazari in Turkey, while Turkey and was established by Korea partnership EUROTEM Inc.'s high-speed train sets and subway cars stated that production facilities EBSO Assembly member Atilla Uner, "Let pioneered this business in Izmir. Let's bring these investments to İzmir. Thus, we will open a different door to Izmir and the Aegean. In addition, Iraq, Libya, Syria do not have underground expansion in all. It exports to be made to Turkey's current account deficit can not be closed, "he said.
Üner stated that they would determine a road map as the Working Group on Transportation Industry and explained that they want to direct Egeli industrialists to such productions. 10 pointed out that there is a market close to 20 billion dollars per year, Üner emphasized that even if Egeli companies get 2 share from 1 billion dollars per year, 20 million dollars will create a business volume.

Ahmet Gök, Secretary General of the Rail Transport Systems Association, stated that they received the result of their struggle to increase the domestic rate of vehicles in metro and tram projects, and thanked Binali Yıldırım. Tendered by DLH Ankara Subway 324 metro explaining vehicle auctions in the coming days to do it and participate in the tender the company from 51 percent local contribution will be prompted to heaven, especially that it will establish whereby Turkish subsidiaries of foreign companies in Turkey and that he would have to build a facility for it. Stating that this way, both employment will be provided and the country will suffer less foreign currency, Gök added that they will develop cooperation opportunities by bringing together the representatives of the company that won the tender in Ankara and the industrialists of Egeli.

The highest production in the world is in Alstom
Company Production *
The Alstom 2.500
Mitsubishi 2.400
Bombardier 2.000
Hyundai Rotem 1.000
Siemens 500
Stadler 100
Skoda 100
CAF 100

Most wagons in New York
paris 3.450
London 4.900
NewYork 6.400
Istanbul 280
Istanbul * 3.204
Number of wagon set * 2023 target





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