UTIKAD Chairman Turgut Erkeskin, said that in recent years the movement of goods which starts to flow through Turkey to the Balkan countries of the world.
Referring to the share of rail transport in 2'lerin Erkeskin, the private sector in the country's own lines of transport using their own means of transport when it comes to improving service quality and costs would be an improvement, he said.
Erkeskin continued his words as follows: “We will start to use our railway infrastructure more effectively with the dynamics brought by the private sector. Therefore, we think that liberalization in this direction will be very beneficial. Currently, the share of rail transport in Turkey in 2` percent. When you look at Russia, there is 80-90 percent of rail transportation, America gets a share of up to 50 percent of transportation. Rates are low in Europe. Our goal is that the railways take the share of nearly 10 percent first. We aim to increase it in the following periods. The more we can realize the slides from the highway to the railroad, the more success we will have. Railway transport is a cheaper, faster and more environmentally friendly type of transport "

Source: Haberortak

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