European railway system laid on the table in Istanbul: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lutfi Elvan, not only Turkey's Marmaray noted that the gain of all the Iron Silk Road countries.
International Railways Association (UIC)'n 11. European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) World Conference and Exhibition "Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry under the auspices of the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish State Railways (TCDD) in cooperation began in Haliç Congress Center.
Elven, starting with the earthquake that occurred in Chile to speak at the conference, as one of Turkey's earthquake, the country with the largest deep the pain of Chile as well as up to get past and that convey their wishes today to the public, mainly thereafter humanitarian assistance in Turkey is ready for any help that reported.
Elvan celebrated UIC, which celebrated the warm cooperation of the Turkish railway administration with this conference, and thanked 38 guests for participating in the conference as railroad manager and supplier from the country.
Expressing that transportation is the most important link in the chain between production and consumption in today's world, Elvan said that the fact that a product has become a value is also possible once again by circulation.
Elvan, 20 emphasizes that railway transportation provides great advantages with fast, safe and low cost transportation features by saving time. At the beginning of the century, one of the most important means of modernization was the railway transportation.
Elvan stated that railway transportation is being used as a mode of transportation on a global scale with the increase of cross-border trade, and that environment-human relations, less land use, and shifting of resources to sustainable areas make the railway privileged.
Elvan emphasized that an international sustainable transportation policy necessitated the development and adaptation of each mode of transportation, and said that this conference was important for the unity of the country and the region's railway corridors, ensuring traffic safety, meeting and meeting common standards.
- "Almost all the railway network has been renewed with the rails produced in Turkey"
As a country, especially in the last year of the 12 railroad state policy, as well as other modes of transport that they perform with the Elvan, inter-modal harmony as a policy that they take as a policy and developed projects in this direction, he added.
In this period, they set up a fast train network and began to deliver to the whole of the country Elvan, said:
Indan We opened the Marmaray, one of the most important pillars of the modern Silk Silk Road, and united the continents under the sea. We have taken very important steps for the formation of the railway industry in Turkey. We have implemented legal regulations to liberalize the railway sector. In addition, we have established legislation to integrate the national railway with the European Union (EU) railway. In this period the UIC and we come together in such organizations, in cooperation with the European railway administrations both Turkey and Europe are very important in terms of both the countries in the region. In this context, Turkey to see the natural corridor function, it is one of the active side of fair and sustainable transport partnership. "
Minister Elven, Turkish railways has developed in recent years, and rail transport standards of the projects implemented by stating that considerably increased, said as well that Turkey is the new high-speed and conventional rail lines to do that and to revive the rail industry practices and steps disposed simultaneously.
The rail network Almost all of that renewed rail produced in Turkey and infrastructure of high standards that made the highlight Elvan, railway the development of the national railway network in Turkey, noted that accelerated in the formation of the private sector.
Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya Konya-Eskişehir high-speed train lines that the put into operation and Turkey's high-speed train operator in the world, countries that take place in league transfer Elvan, "Istanbul-Ankara high-speed railway, İstanbul-Eskişehir section was completed, tested and certification studies are in progress. High-speed and high-speed railroads currently under construction will be completed in the short term and a population of about 40 million will have access to high-speed rail transport directly Şu.
- G A load from Europe can go to Pakistan with block trains “
Elvan stated that one of the major railway projects on the regional and intercontinental scale is Marmaray. Uzak Marmaray is not only a combination of two sides of Istanbul, but one of the most important links of modern Silk Railway from Far Asia to Western Europe, Istanbul Bosphorus. Bölgesel The 62 meter was built as an engineering wonder. Turkey's Marmaray is not only a recovery, geese strength of all countries in the Silk rail route. The construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, which is another important link of İpek Railway, is still under construction. İp
On the other hand, block freight train corridors have been created in Europe, Middle East and Asian countries, Elvan said.
Ve Linking Europe to the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia by rail freight corridors is important for Europe. Turkey's burden of intensive and is being built to transport cargo to the logistics centers and combined transport are also further encouraged. At the same time, production centers and organized industrial zones are connected and connected to national networks by railway lines.
For example, a train from Manisa to Germany, from the Middle East to Mersin on the Mediterranean coast is a load from Samsun on the Black Sea coast to Kavkaz with a railway ferry connection and from there to Russia. Or a load from Europe, block trains can go to Pakistan. It is inevitable that rail investments, cargo transportation, combined transportation examples in all these geographies will strengthen our relations with EU in the context of railroads and increase our cooperation. Bütün
Looking at this big photo, Elvan stated that the importance of the conference they held today is important and added that he believes that the results of the conference will provide important contributions to the railway sector and the unity of the countries.
Minister Elvan then opened the fair organized within the scope of the conference and visited the stands to learn about the projects and applications related to railway transportation.