The First Train of the Prom Project was Farewelled by Minister Yıldırım (Video - Photo Gallery)

The first train of the prom project was presented by Minister Yıldırım: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Binali Yıldırım, said in a speech in the program he attended in Manisa: ı We won our independence with railways. Manisa's, the liberation of Izmir was won at the train station in Malıköy. Man

The first train of the Greater Anatolian Logistics Organization (BALO) Project, which was launched to provide the industrial and exporter cargoes in Anatolia to railroads to Europe, especially Munich and Cologne, Germany, from the Logistics Area of ​​TCDD Manisa Station. and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim and Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu was sent off by. A ceremony was held at the TCDD Manisa Station Logistics Area due to the dispatch of the first train.

The ceremony Maritime Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim and Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Association Chairman Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu as well as TCDD General Director Süleyman Karaman, Manisa Governor Abdurrahman War, Manisa Mayor Cengiz Ergun, the AK Party MKYK Member and Manisa Deputy Huseyin Tanriverdi, the AK Party Manisa Deputies Uğur Aydemir, Muzaffer Yurttaş, Selçuk Özdağ, CHP Manisa Deputy Özgür Özel, MHP Manisa Deputies Sümer Oral, Erkan Akçay, Manisa protocol and many guests attended.

BALO Chairman of the Board of Directors and Manisa Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Bülent Koşmaz made the opening speech of the ceremony and said: şunlar We have explained and explained the contribution of BALO to our country everywhere. Eight years ago when we told the Minister of Transport and Communications Mr. Binali Yıldırım, the biggest cost of our project was laying the railway between Tekirdağ and Muratlı and they said to us, 'Make our organization to make railways'. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey ordered the 32 kilometer railway between Tekirdağ and Muratlı on the same day. The Minister of Finance, which manages more than the 40 of the investment budget of our country, has spent more than 20 of this budget on the railways that do not share even 1. Other major supporters of our Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Association President Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu was the biggest defender of our project, we were encouraged to have provided support. We also Manisalı industrialists to load the project we began to move rooms 93 spread to the whole country, we have made the stock market and the organized industrial zone together with the Greater Anatolia Project, we provide all the service of Turkey. "Today, Anatolia noted that the sending of the first block train in Europe MTSO Bülent Koşmaz said: nokta Now we don't think that the train is coming, we know where the train is going to be today and we know where we will be online. Not only can we follow our orders waiting. If you want these processes in your pocket, your smartphone can come. Every week our two trains arrive in Germany, Munich and Cologne. Her
Speaking at the ceremony, TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman congratulated everyone who participated in the first time of BALO, which was more than the burden of symbolic meaning, an export bridge between Anatolia and Europe. Stating that the first line in the Anatolian geography is İzmir-Aydın and the second line is Manisa-Bandırma, Karaman continued as follows: “Railways have a 150-year history in Manisa. We are carrying out activities that will bring new railway identity in Manisa. With the block train application, we have created a new freight transportation concept in our country with combined transports with our logistics centers. With the BALO project, the container of the industrialist will be taken from the factory. These loads collected in our logistics centers will be brought to Bandırma. It will be delivered to Tekirdağ in Bandırma and then to Europe by block trains. The train, which will arrive from Manisa to Germany in 5 days, will be carried at less cost than transportation by road. Every cooperation we have had with TOBB until today has been a source of pride for us. ”

Turkey's economy, the success of the two elements that expressed Turkey's Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu said, "First of confidence and stability, reforms are made. The second is the investments made in the field of transportation and communication. ”

Explaining that 3 main factors are required for the trade, Hisarcıklıoğlu continued: “The first is money, the second is communication and the third is the way. The transportation network is like the vessels in the body, it nourishes the whole body. If the veins in the body do not work, there will be trouble. You have made a revolution in this area. You open all the vessels clogged Turkey. Today, every citizen has become able to board planes. You introduce Turkey with Maritime. You have taken it to the highest level of the communication network. It is the most prominent competition in the fastest reach of information today. I applaud you on behalf of the Turkish private sector. You opened our way and we ran. Turkey during the ruling period we received 200 billion, we've got 790 billion. Turkey's exports increased 5-fold. This was communication and way how we would realize this export. While 2009 million people joined the unemployed army in Europe since 5 today, we have provided 5 million new jobs with the support given to us. ”
Turkey's border exit points in 7 Hisarcıklıoğlu explained that the waiting time down to half of our trucks to modernize, the words continued as follows: "This means a contribution of $ 450 million a year. We completed the tachograph card, which is a must for the EU, in a record time of 4 months. We have given the cheapest tachograph card of Europe to the transportation sector. After the first years of our republic, we have reconstructed the forgotten railways. Fast train will come to Manisa '. This is an amazing organization that will connect not only Manisa but 14 metropolitan cities. What will BALO provide? We traders understand money. If you go to Germany by road, you will go in 5 days. You go by train in 5 days. So what do you pay? The minimum will be 30 percent cheaper. We are trying to increase the competitiveness of the Turkish private sector. This starts in Manisa and will then spread all over Anatolia. ”

Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, who started his speech with a humorous language due to the warmth of the ceremony, said, “We were not able to sunbathe this year. Thank you, the Manisa people thought of us and we got the sun we needed here. ”

Stating that Manisa is the anniversary of the day of liberation from the enemy invasion, Yıldırım said: “May Allah not show us those days again. Manisa is actually a city of princes. He rested his back on Spil Mountain. It is a province that produces our country with its fertile lands that meet the Gediz River in front of it and contributes to the development of our country. ”
The last 10 has made significant progress through years of trust and political stability. Folded his national income to 3. Manisa made the biggest difference in this development. Manisa, Turkey's economy, employment, exports provide an important contribution to our city. Exports made in the first 5 month in the Aegean region this year seem to have increased 12 percent compared to the same period last year. Numerically 7 is a billion dollars 364. Manisa is a province that performs much of the increase on average over the Aegean region of Turkey. Manisa has increased its exports in the first 22 of 5 this year. Figure 2 is approaching a billion dollars. In the last 10 year we see Manisa's difference. Manisa export of 632 thousand percent rate payers UzdUr a trend in exports in Turkey. "

Providing information about the works in the Sabuncubeli tunnel, which is under construction between Manisa, İzmir, Yıldırım said: “We started the construction of the Sabuncubeli tunnel. In Evliya Çelebi's Seyahatname, 'the terrible Sabuncubeli is left to our left'. Here we pass the Sabuncubeli location, which is the fearful dream of our drivers, on the Izmir-Manisa road. Now Manisa-İzmir is becoming a full neighboring gate. Sabuncubeli tunnel does not only connect İzmir to Manisa faster and with higher standard. It also brings Manisa closer to Adnan Menderes Airport. After the Sabuncubeli tunnel, it will be able to go to the airport in half an hour. Drilling in 500 meters is completed in both tunnels. The ground preparation required for the tunnel portal by Manisa is about to be completed with hundreds of piles. Unfortunately, we have difficulty entering the tunnel because the land at the entrance to Manisa is very liquefied. We will be entering here soon. This tunnel was originally planned as 3 thousand meters, but some of the bends were left outside. That's why we made a change in the project and took it all in. Road standard and quality will be much better. There are connection roads with the tunnel. We are talking about a 6 and a half kilometer route with the tunnel. ”

Lightning Speaking about railway transport in Turkey, the words continued as follows: "13 thousand kilometers of railway line in Turkey, we can now use to anyone. This is a great opportunity for Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union members to go to an embodiment for use in presided over only the railways not load transport organization, but also railways should take steps to make the transport on its behalf. This project is a combined transportation project. There is maritime transport, there is rail transport. As part of the project, we need to shorten the 5-day journey to Germany. With the new train service between Bandırma and Tekirdağ, the download overlay will disappear. The more cargo is carried, the more trade. We started many projects with the support of our Prime Minister to raise the railways to the feet and continue the mobilization initiated by Atatürk. We have electrified lines without electricity. ”
Stating that they increased the transportation by 2003 percent compared to 90, Yıldırım said: “While we were making 13 million tons of railway transportation, we increased it to 23 million today. Transportation continues all over the country. We have redefined our 2023 targets. We put forward the vision of 2035. Railways are at the top of this vision. It will reach a network of 31 thousand kilometers. Railways means prosperity development. We gained our independence by railways. The liberation of Manisa in Izmir was won at the train station in Malıköy. ”
Following the speeches, the first train of the Great Anatolian Logistics Organization (BALO) Project was sent off by the Transportation Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım and TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu and Manisa protocol from the Manisa Station Logistics Field.

In the leadership of TOBB, the highest representative of the Turkish private sector, Büyük Anadolu Lojistik Organizasyonları A.Ş., which is a partner in the chambers of commerce and industry, trade exchanges and organized industrial zones. With the short name BALO project, the container loads taken from the door of the exporter in different cities of Anatolia will be combined in the local TCDD logistics centers and will be brought to Bandırma by block trains. Bandırma container ships will be transported to Tekirdag. From Tekirdag, the scheduled block will be transported to Europe by train. Combined transport constitutes a very good example of this model was realized savings of both time and handling charge will be delivered to the destination again likewise in charge will come to Turkey from European countries.



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