Summit of rail systems at YTU

rail systems from the same institution summit: Yildiz Technical University (YT) from organized 'rail systems, x-ray of transportation problems in Turkey Summit was filmed. At the summit, sector professionals, high level representatives of state institutions and academics met with students.
Organized by Yildiz Technical University (YTU) Rail Systems Club, the Rail Systems Summit brought together industry professionals, senior executives from government institutions, academics and students. YTU Davutpasa Campus Congress and Culture Center this year the second 'Rail Systems Summit' was held. Organized with the main theme of 'Put Your Ideas on Track', the event brought academics, students and industry professionals together.
Speaking at the opening of the event, Deputy Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Yahya Baş said that transportation is an important indicator in developed and developing countries in today's conditions. Baş stated that rail system should be focused on in order to solve the transportation problems. “Rail systems have always been preferred and supported in developed countries because they are fast, economical and reliable. Unfortunately, in our country, a move was made in the first years of the Republic and after that the rail systems were abandoned to their fate. In fact, a period, 'there is no need, let's remove it' came to the point of saying ”he said.
projects related to rail at certain periods in Turkey that developed but that got shelved the project with the pressure of some lobby the transfer of the head, also of investment in rail systems in recent years, said he encountered the same resistance. Baş, stability and insistence on rail systems, the opposition groups to give up the struggle to get the share of rail systems, he said.
Vice Rector of Yıldız Technical University Dr. Yusuf Ayvaz said that transportation, which is one of the most important elements of economic and social life, interacts intensively with many factors both in the country and the city. Emphasizing that the developments in technology, economic and social areas of the people's desire to live more comfortably, safer and use their time more efficiently, Ayvaz emphasized, “Rail system transportation; In addition to being safe, fast and economical, it is an important alternative for solving problems such as heavy traffic and environmental pollution caused by urbanization. Rail transportation systems are considered as the most important planning tool in solving the transportation problem in our fast and unplanned developing cities. As in many developed countries, the transition to rail transport systems is inevitable. The important thing is to plan and implement it in time. It is an undeniable fact that there is a serious need for rail systems in our cities today and in the future. ”
Ayvaz, therefore, to support the work on rail systems, to improve this awareness and to serve qualified people to serve the system should be among the duties of universities, he added.
Machine Theory System Dynamics Control Head of Department Dr. Rahmi is strong, the rail system in Turkey to come to the point that it deserves not only the state, said the private sector and universities also great responsibility falls.
Concerning recent investments in rail systems, Prof.Dr. Dr. He added that rail systems will become more preferable and profitable in terms of speed and comfort with the introduction of high speed train lines in intercity transportation.
During the day-long summit, names of experts on rail systems made presentations. Advisory Board of Yildiz Technical University Rector. Dr. Prof. Dr. İsmail Yüksek Machine Theory Head of System Dynamics Control Department Dr. Prof. Rahmi Güçlü, Head of Department of Transportation Engineering, Bahçeşehir University Dr. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı, Head of Department of Transportation, Istanbul University. Dr. Mustafa Karaşahin and Yaşar Rota, General Manager of the Railway Transport Association. General Manager Sönmez Alev, Burulaş General Manager Levent Fidansoy, Kayseray General Manager Feyzullah Gündoğdu, General Secretary of the Railway Transport Association Jan Berslen Devrim, General Manager Kadir Gürkan Samulaş, including many important names of students met with the candidate engineer.



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