Loubinoux: Turkey is a major player in the field of railways: International Union of Railways (UIC) "11. The European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) World Conference ”started in Haliç Congress Center under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and in cooperation with TCDD.
UIC Director General Jean-Pierre Loubinoux specifying if they perform activities for the first time in Turkey, Turkey's present economic and social development in railways and said its vision for the future in this area is a great player who played an active role.
That benefit from the Government of Turkey and the geography of the country, giving a major priority to TCDD railways and Europe, Asia, explaining that the Middle East to combine steps for horse Loubinoux, all of which he said created the new Silk railway of the 21st century.
At the opening, Marcel Verslype, General Manager of the European Railway Agency (ERA), Philippe Citroen, Director General of the European Railway Industries Association (UNIFE), General Director of European Rail and Infrastructure Companies (CER) Libor Lochman, Director General of Infrastructure of Belgium and European Union of Infrastructure Managers (EIM) Vice President Luc Lallemand and GSMR Industry Group President Kari Kapsch made a speech.
Following the opening speeches, the 11th ERTMS World Conference continued with various sessions focusing on the general theme of “worldwide optimization of signaling investments”. The conference, where Turkish and European experience on ERTMS will be shared, will continue tomorrow.
ERTMS is an EU-supported traffic management system for the development of signaling equipment by providing interoperability in border crossings and the creation of a single standard train control and control system across Europe.