East Marmara Development Agency (MARKA) Secretary General Erkan Ayan said that Rail Systems Specialized Organized Industrial Zone could be established in Sakarya.
Stating that in the Turkish Transportation and Communication Strategy, it is aimed to increase the state aids for entrepreneurs for the development of "street tram, metro, light metro, monorail, high-speed train set, tunnel technologies and magnetic train technologies" and to impose a minimum 50 percent domestic content obligation. and product development, increasing the rate of domestic parts, and in all pre-production phases such as design-development-prototype-mold in new projects, efforts are made to ensure localization. Ayan noted that when the current rail system projections of both the government and local governments are evaluated, 2023-70 billion TL is expected to be spent by the public on the railway sector until 100. Stating that Sakarya has emerged as the most advantageous province and attraction center throughout the country, especially in the production of wagons, EMU and DMU, as it will be stipulated that 50 percent of the investment will be domestic, Ayan said that the establishment of the Rail Systems Organized Industrial Zone in Sakarya will make an important contribution to the sustainable development of the region and the country. told. Ayan said that the localization of the rail systems and rail systems sub-industry, clustering as a specialization area with an innovative and competitive approach is a big deal for Sakarya and the country. kazanHe said he would bring messages.
Stating that Sakarya's Railway Sector Clustering and Specialization Potential is evaluated, Ayan stated that it has very important features; ”The fact that many elements needed by the industry are currently being produced in Sakarya. The sector-supporting machinery-equipment and automotive supply industry are concentrated in the region. The advantageous geo-strategic position of Sakarya for railways, the production of railway vehicles to be produced for urban use is dependent on the outside and stating that it will be supported by the state. All of these are great advantages for Sakarya. ”
Stating that the importance given to the railway sector has increased worldwide, Ayan said, “Because the only transportation type that includes alternative solutions for basic problems such as mobility, traffic density, traffic accidents and the environment is railways. With the development of high speed train management, railways have had an important market in passenger transportation. In this market, railways have become a preferred alternative to road and airline. Aiming to continue these positive developments, countries have cooperated and made important decisions in this direction to create international networks and corridors such as Trans Europe and Trans Asia, as well as to ensure integration with other types of transportation. In addition, since the most advantageous type of rail systems in urban public transportation, this area also shows its development potential intensely. ”
Turkey Transport and Communication Strategy at the railroad lines for the sector in line with targets located production and rail vehicles will increase the supply of expressing Ayan, "In this context, it is expected the renewal of existing attracted and captured the car park and 180 YHT Set, 300 locomotives, 120 EMI ( electric train set) 24 DMU, (diesel train set) and 8 thousand wagons will be provided. These include cars, DMI, EMI production primarily located in Sakarya Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. (TÜVASAŞ) and EUROTEM originating in South Korea, are made in a few smaller enterprises. Kümenlen and other studies will be integrated into their cars and train sets tülomsaş'l in Turkey and will be expected to meet the Sakarya region. The supplier industry effect will also create a multiplier effect. ”
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