Minister Bilgin Yht Set We Will Seek 53 Nation Conditions For The Minimum Percentage

The Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Feridun Bilgin said,, We will seek minimum 53 availability for the purchase of 80 high speed train sets. At the end of the tender, we will ask for the right to transfer the licenses of the trains we will purchase. We aim to meet all of our next needs with domestic production. Bundan

Eskişehir Chamber of Commerce (ETO) organized by the EU Perspective Eskişehir Aviation and Rail Systems Vision Meeting was held at Rixos Hotel. Transportation to the meeting, Shipping and Communications Minister Feridun Bilgin, Eskisehir Governor Güngör Azim Tuna, TCDD General Manager Omar Stars, Germany Economic Council, Turkey Officer Selim Lamb, was attended by many people ETO President Metin Guler.

Speaking at the meeting of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Feridun Bilgin, on March 13 2009 of Eskisehir in Turkey said it was the first city met with the YHT. Minister Bilgin said that the railway industry in the world has a potential of over a trillion dollars in the short and medium term.

Ileşt We continue to work in line with the targets we have set for localization and development of the railway industry. In this context, we aim to make the national signal system developed and become a brand. In the same process, we plan to produce all kinds of railway vehicles in our country. We make great efforts to implement important policies for the production of all vehicles such as national train, national metro and national high speed train in our country. Turkey, as consumers, not producers in this market, we are carrying out the work needed to rapidly become an important export countries, not bought. "

Feridun Bilgin stated that they started the National High Speed ​​Train project together with the institutions affiliated to Eskişehir companies, universities and ministries. In this context, a local company realized the concept design of the National High Speed ​​Train Set. Bilgin stated that they wanted all the needs in this subject to be realized with domestic production.

Esi Service procurement works for industrial and engineering detail design are still in progress. This will also be held in the coming months. In addition, we will seek 80 high speed train set in the next days. In addition, foreign companies will be obliged to get a minimum of 53 domestic partners. At the end of this tender, we will ask for the right to transfer the licenses of the trains we will purchase. In this case we want to achieve at the end of the final tender as we are now in Turkey for high-speed train sets, we aim to be the last we purchase from outside. We aim to meet all of our next needs with domestic production. Bundan

Minister Bilgin, the new generation of the National Electric-Diesel Train Set'da said they do the concept design, tasarım We have started the industrial and engineering detail design work. We also designed the New Generation National Freight Wagon concept. We are planning to offer our national diesel sets, national high speed train and national cargo wagon in the Middle Valley in this country dizel.

Explaining that they have carried out some legal arrangements that will open the way for the sector, Bilgin said, “But we are working to remove the missing parts quickly. One of the most important legal arrangements made in this context is the arrangements to be made for the liberalization of railway transportation. The final stage in the preparation of secondary legislation on this law was reached. In a very short period of time, by publishing the second legislation, we will remove the barriers to liberalization of the sector especially for transportation mış.

Minister Bilgin, ANKA, HÜRKUŞ, ATAK, which has been carried out so far, has made significant contributions to the aviation companies in Eskişehir and added that they will also contribute to the future studies.

The closing speech of the meeting was made by businessman Ethem Sancak. Minister Feridun Bilgin, Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. in Eskişehir after the meeting (TÜLOMSAŞ) visited.


  1. Finally a clever step.
    Ex: USA; YHT and similar systems in the railway industry for many years, regardless of whether it is a production facility in its own country (eg: old Westinghaus, later AEG, then ADTranz (ABB + Daimler-Benz Railsystems, now a BOMBARDIER foundation, etc.), absolute While we are looking for domestic production / domestic ratio up to% 80, we need to be sure that we need to know this current and relevant practical knowledge (Know-How) input as it is, we open the market completely to foreigners as an Eldorado center. I hope that this mentality, behavior and initiative will bring to the participants and especially the domestic servers, many innovations for this critical branch, and will lead to change of mindset in the first place, to create a real value-added infrastructure, especially a real Ar. -Ge will direct you to create infrastructure, itece k, will carry us forward!