Turkey-Switzerland Cooperation in the Railway Works Ray: Important steps are being taken to improve the railway cooperation between Turkey and Switzerland. The TCDD and the Swiss Railway Industry Association will cooperate on the development of passenger and cargo transportation between the two countries, the production, maintenance and repair of railway towing vehicles, technical cooperation and consultancy services.
Swiss Rail Industry Association members (SwissRail Industry Association) and Swiss Confederation Ankara Embassy Economic and Commercial Affairs Undersecretary Urs Wüest, headed by the Swiss delegation, visited TCDD on 11 June 2013. The Swiss guests, who held a series of meetings with the TCDD delegation headed by Deputy General Manager İsmet Duman, expressed their happiness for the coming together of organizations and companies with the same transportation policy. The development of railway relations between the two countries is especially important after the official visit of Minister of Economy Zafer Çağlayan to Switzerland. kazanSwiss Confederation Ankara Embassy Economic and Commercial Affairs Undersecretary Wüest stated that the meeting was very productive.
İsmet Duman, Deputy General Manager, expressed his pleasure to host the Swiss delegation and to get to know the company representatives. Duman, who informed the Swiss delegation about TCDD, stated that they aimed to cooperate on issues such as the development of passenger and freight transportation between the two countries, the production of railway towing-drawn vehicles, maintenance and repair, technical cooperation and training and consultancy services.
After the presentation of the Department of Foreign Affairs, after the interactive negotiation of both sides by the authorities, the interview ended.
Eskişehir was the next stop of the Swiss delegation which completed the talks in TCDD. High Speed Train with outgoing delegation Eskişehir, Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. and found the technical visit to Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. in Adapazari.