Established the first time in Turkey, Karabük University Rail Karabük University by the Club with Health, Culture and Sports Department of the organization TCDD 2. Region Directorate, Logistics Manager Valerie Vecdi Maples, Ansaldo STS Signaling Engineer / Project Engineer Yunus Emre Teke, Ozen Technical Consulting, Rail From Systems Technical Consultancy Levent Özen, Siemens A.Ş. Turkey, Rail Automation Business Unit Director of the Peace Balcılar, KARDEMİR Inc. Quality Management Manager Osman Yazaroğlu, Ostim OSB Technology Center and Anadolu Rail Transportation Systems Cluster (ARUS) Coordinator Dr.. Ilhami Pektas and Durmazlar Inc. Rail Systems Project Manager Sunay Şentürk attended the Rail Systems panel.
Karabuk University Prof. Dr. The panel held at Bektaş Açıkgöz Conference Hall was attended by our Vice Rector Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kadı, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Prof. Dr. Erol Arcaklıoğlu and our University Academic Staff and Students attended. In the panel, which took place in two sessions, the Chairman of the Panel was Karabuk University Rail Systems Engineering Department Head Asst. Assoc. Dr. Ismail Esen made it.
In the first session, TCDD 2nd Regional Directorate, Logistics Manager Vedat Vecdi Akça took the first word. Emphasizing that for the first time in Turkey, the Department of Rail Systems Engineering was opened at Karabuk University, the University of Firsts; “While the use of railway transportation was 40% in previous years, this rate has unfortunately decreased to 2012-2% according to the latest data of 5. In the last 10 years, TCDD has been making investments by modernizing high-speed trains and as a result of these investments, we will use a fast, safe and comfortable transportation system. Karabük University will give its first graduates by opening the Department of Rail Systems Engineering. They will be the first Rail Systems Engineers in Turkey. On behalf of our country, I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the opening of this chapter.” said. Making a presentation titled "Rail Production at Kardemir", KARDEMİR A.Ş. Osman Yazicioglu, Quality Management Manager; “As KARDEMİR, we are proud of this development. We are an organization that has the feature of being the first iron and steel factory in Turkey. In addition, we are the only company producing rails and we contribute to the establishment of many organizations. In addition, we will establish Turkey's only rail test center with Karabük University and test the iron produced here. In this way, we will get rid of foreign dependency. Our goal is to make Karabük a production center with our test center by making all the railway materials in Karabük. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this panel.” said.
Emphasizing the importance of Turkey's only Rail Systems Engineering opened within the body of Karabuk University, Siemens A.Ş. Barış Balcılar, Turkey, Rail Systems Automation Business Unit Manager; “I am also an engineer. It was very difficult for me to access and learn information about rail systems, and it also took a lot of time. I consider students studying Rail Systems Engineering very lucky because you will start the market more prepared. We were working abroad on the rail systems of our company. With Mar-Gem opened at Karabuk University, we will now do our business in Turkey.” In his presentations, he gave information about: Infrastructure and city organization, Portfolio rail systems, Rail automation, Rail electrification systems, projects carried out by Siemens in Turkey. The last panelist of the first session, Ansaldo STS, Signaling Engineer/Project Engineer Yunus Emre Teke; by talking about railway history, interlocking and signaling history and project stages; “I am very happy to be at the University, which was the first of its kind in Turkey. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the establishment of Rail Systems Engineering.” said.
In the first panel of the second session on the importance of domestic production in Turkey and Ostim about the importance of the start of the Rail Technology Center OSB production in Turkey and the Anatolian Railway Transportation Systems Cluster (ARUS) Coordinator Dr. İlhami Pektaş gives information, Durmazlar Inc. Rail Systems Project Manager Sunay Şentürk: Urban rail transit systems, subway systems and subway vehicles, light rail systems and light rail vehicles, tram systems and vehicles, Durmazlar They informed the participants about the tram vehicle and the start of the project.
Finally, Özen Technical Consulting, Rail Systems Technical Consultancy Levent Özen He gave information about the importance of media in rail systems. At the end of the panel, Dean of Karabük University Faculty of Engineering. Dr. Erol Arcaklıoğlu thanked all the panelists for their important information and presented their presents.
Turkey's first Rail Club / Karabük University
Rail systems technologies continue to gain considerable importance among today's public transport systems. According to other transportation methods, it is cheap, safe and environmentally friendly, allowing people to prefer rail systems technologies.
In parallel with the development of rail systems technologies worldwide, our country needs to progress in this field and to train qualified manpower (engineers). For this reason, in 2011, Karabük University Faculty of Engineering in Systems Engineering in Turkey's first and only Rail has decided to open the Department.
Karabük University Rail Systems Engineering students Turkey's first rail system for the club in 2012, Karabük University was established as the Rail Club. The aim of this club is to contribute to the professional and social development of engineering students, and in line with this purpose, many activities that will benefit the industry and students have been and will be held.