Minister Elvan: Last 11 We Invested 20 Billion Liras on Railways

Minister Elvan: Last 11 We invested 20 Billion Liras in Railways over the Year. Minister of Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan said that they invested more than 11 billion liras on railways in the last 20 year and said, ık With these investments, we built 11 kilometers high speed train line over the years Bakan.
Elvan, “4. Railway Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Exhibition (Eurasia Rail) "in his speech at the opening of the exhibition with an interest meeting the increasing exponentially every year, also said that an important indicator of how the correct implementation of railway policy in Turkey.
More than 50 visitors from the country and more than 25 company owner Elvan pointed out that the participation of the company owner. Minister Elven until the year 2003 keep reminding oblivion of railways in Turkey, told the following:
Ik We have considered railways as a state policy from the year of 2003 and have been identified as one of the priority sectors. With this policy, the railways entered a rapid development process. By Ataturk himself 'welfare and ümran path' acceptable railways re-entered the agenda of Turkey. It is possible to see this situation very clearly. 1856 1923 4.136 1923 in the period until the 1950 kilometers were built. 134-3.764 period was a total kilometers of railways, including XNUMX XNUMX kilometers per year. These years were the golden years of railways and we were proud of the railroads at that time. Bu
Elvan 1950-1951 2003 18 52 945 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX
Elvan, railways of the period, constantly harming, self-renewing and buried on the back of the nation has become an institution, commenting on the subject, continued his speech as follows:
Uz When we look at the last 11 year, we see that we invested more than 11 billion liras on railways in the last 20 year with the AK Party governments. With these investments, we built 11 kilometers high speed train line in 1.366 annually. If we include the other renewed lines, 11 have made 1.724 kilometers new railway over the years. The construction of the 2.500 kilometer continues. We have very big targets by 2023. We will implement these goals one by one. That is, we have our goal of making conventional railway at 3.500 mileage High Speed ​​Train line, 8.500 mileage speed train line, 1.000 mileage. With these investments, we aim to extend the total railway line length to 2023 thousand kilometers until 25. Lar
- ”We will be opening the Eskişehir-Istanbul line in the near future -
Elvan Turkey's 40 year dream of high-speed rail projects have begun to be realized from the year 2004 recalled, "In the 2009 Ankara-Eskişehir, in 2011 in Ankara-Konya and 2013 Eskisehir-Konya High Speed ​​Railway lines were put into service. Turkey is the eighth country in the world and the sixth in Europe is the high-speed train operator. Very soon we will be opening the Eskişehir-Istanbul line, Çok he said.
Lütfi Elvan, who informed that Ankara-İzmir, Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-Bursa projects will be implemented consecutively, stated that with the realization of the projects, 46 will be connected to the high speed train with the corresponding 15 of the country's population.
Elvan, thus pointing out that the current high-speed rail network will be spread across the country, mainly on the east-west axis, said:
Takip We have launched the Marmaray project, which is closely followed by the world, combining two continents from the submarine. Marmaray is also an important part of the historical iron Silk Road project. The construction of the historical iron silk road continues. Once completed, it will provide uninterrupted rail transport from Beijing to London. While the railways were a burden to the nation, today it became an institution that attracted the burden of the nation. As a result of the investments in railways, there are also significant increases in freight and passenger transportation. Demir
In the last 11 year, TCDD reported that the number of 59 million 77 has reached 122 with the increase of 67 by 15,9, while 26,6 has increased by XNUMX and XNUMX has increased from XNUMX to XNUMX million tons.
Elven, West from Turkey, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia and the Czech Republic, East, Iran, Kazakhstan in Central Asia and Pakistan, mentioning also that mutually block trains operated "over the Black Sea between Turkey and Russia, the Samsun-Kavkaz Train Feri starting today until February 19 2013 to 83 time management in mutual 85 thousand tons transport was made. . 11 million tons have been reached with the increase in the port 35 in the last 55 year. Liman
Intercontinental location and geographical characteristics as possessed potential by activating a global scale who expressed their desire to improve the competitiveness Elvan, Turkey railways, European Infrastructure Companies and Railway Organizations Society, Southeast Europe Railways Group and the International Rail Transport Committee, Euro He stated that he participated in many international railway organizations such as Asia Railway Goods Tariff Conference and he continued to work there as an active member.
During the last 11 year, 12 emphasized that they have signed and signed cooperation agreements with the railway companies of the country. The number of 19 projects and expropriation work continued.
"Turkey's railway industry has to take place in the market as a manufacturer"
Elven, in his speech in Turkey also spoke about the work they do to improve the domestic rail industry. Turkey to be produced under a national railway project, the completion of the targeted high-speed rail concept design, industrial design who share continued its knowledge of the workings Elven, "Localization within the scope of Eskisehir and we create rail industry clusters in Ankara. 153 is located in Ankara and Eskişehir. We started to produce High Speed ​​Train, Locomotive, Wagon, Diesel Engine, Traction Motor, Bogie and Light Rail Systems in Eskişehir. Esk
Minister Elvan stated that they are aiming to follow the developments of the railway sector in the world and to develop the railway industry equipped with new technologies.
Imiz While the railway sector is developing rapidly in our country, our goal is not to become a country that buys only technology. Because the railway industry in the world is seen in the short and medium term over $ 1 trillion dollars. We need to take our share of this market. Turkey's consumer market as a manufacturer need not take place. "
Lutfi Elvan, fairs thanks to that the opportunity to come together in Turkey's railway sector with foreign industry representatives attention, "the industry's how that develops rapidly in Turkey, so a large number of firms, the most important indicator is that it has a great potential in addition to development in coming to Turkey and Turkey has been a large number of firms starting operations in this area, "he said.
Following the opening speech, Minister Elvan traveled around the stands at the fairground and received information from the authorities.

About Levent Ozen
Every year, high-speed rail sector, the European leader in the growing Turkey. Investments in railways, which take this speed from high-speed trains, continue to increase. In addition, with the investments made for transportation in the city, the stars of many of our companies making domestic production shine. It is proud that Turkish high-speed tren national train ”production has been started in addition to the companies producing domestic tram, light rail and subway vehicles. We are very happy to be in this proud table.

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