The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), the amount of cargo carried last year 10 74 percent, while revenues from freight transportation increased 240 percent.
TCDD, which gives priority to railway freight transportation projects in order to increase transit transportation between national and European-Asia and to develop combined transportation by establishing a continuous railway main corridor in the direction of east-west directions, has been , block train management. In this context, 158 pieces of domestic and 33 pieces of internationally operated 191 pieces block freight train are operated per day.
According to the calculations made by the TCDD data of the AA correspondent, the amount of cargo carried by TCDD was 2002 million tons in 14,6, while in 2011 with block train application it increased to 25,4 million tons. In the 10 annual process, TCDD, which increased its annual load amount by 74, showed an increase of 240 in its revenue from freight transportation.
Internationally, in the west, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Poland, Czech Republic, east; Iran, Syria and Iraq; In Central Asia, TCDD operated block trains from Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Pakistan, and increased the amount of international freight by 10 in the last 96 year. TCDD's international payload of 2002 million tons in 1,3 was 2011 million tons in 2,55.
The share of export products increased in the load carried by TCDD. Last year, 53 (1 million 356 thousand tons) of imported goods was produced by 46 (1 million 2002 thousand tons). 60 2011 53 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX
Container transportation, which aims to remove competition between other modes of transport, has become an unquestionable and important mode of transport in the transport sector. In this context, container transport by 2003 thousand tons / year in 658 increased by 2011 to 12 million tons / year in 7,6.
In order to ensure uninterrupted cargo traffic between Asia and Europe, TCDD opened a new railway line between Tekirdağ-Muratlı for the connection of Tekirdağ Port to the current railway network in Muratlı. started to operate in order to provide uninterrupted, fast and high quality railway transportation.
Turkey's century-old dream and the Marmaray Project is shown as one of the world's most important projects, from Gebze HalkalıTCDD, which aims to provide uninterrupted rail transportation to the city and to form a rooted solution to the problem of urban traffic, plans to run 42 freight train on this line.
One of TCDD's important projects is the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway project, which will be an important railway corridor between Europe and Asia. Construction is expected to be carried out even in the first place 6,5 million tons of cargo per year.
Source : www.haberciniz.biz