TCDD 2023 and 2035 ambitious targets: Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Orhan Birdal, General Director of TCDD İsa Apaydın and the accompanying delegation visited TÜDEMSAŞ General Directorate within the scope of Sivas visit.
Deputy Undersecretary Birdal and TCDD General Manager who visited TÜDEMSAŞ General Manager Yıldıray Koçarslan at his office İsa ApaydınKoçarslan gave information about TÜDEMSAŞ's production and investment activities.
Birdal, TÜDEMSAŞ General Directorate wrote in the memo; New Turkey contemporary civilization level of the one of the most important modes of transportation path goes over railway transport infrastructure and who exerted great efforts to develop the technology TÜDEMSAŞ said he congratulated all employees of the General Director of State.
2023 WILL BE OUR LINE OF 25 THOUSAND MILESTONES
General Director of TCDD İsa Apaydın told reporters 2023 and 2035 goals told.
Stating that they will complete the road renewal works in 2018, Apaydın said, “Hopefully in 2023, our goal is to increase our existing network to 25 thousand kilometers, and in our 2035 targets, these will exceed 30 thousand kilometers. We currently have 11 thousand kilometers of lines in terms of both signaling and electrification. We renewed 95 percent of this line. Electrification Currently, our electrification project from Kayaş to Çetinkaya, which also passes Sivas, will be commissioned this year. Our infrastructure rehabilitation and signalization works continue on the Samsun-Sivas line. In our network, both electrical and signal lines will reach levels of 2017-2018 percent in 60-70. We are finishing our road renewals in 2018, ”he said.
Southern Turkey NEW PROJECTS
Expressing that TCDD will be transformed into an institution that can provide infrastructure services at higher speeds in freight and passenger transportation, Apaydın said, “We had tenders left in Bursa, they continue. "We have started to work on the construction of our projects in two sections in Izmir, and hopefully our work will continue in the other two sections within a month."
Emphasizing that the works have started in Konya, Karaman, Ereğli, Ulukışla, Adana, Mersin line especially in Karaman and Ereğli regions, Apaydın; “Our work continues in two sections between Adana-Toprakkale and Gaziantep. Hopefully, in 2023, we will be a much more different, developed institution that provides much better service with its infrastructure and superstructure. ”
LOAD TRANSPORT SPEED 120 WILL GO TO KM
Apaydın continued his speech by stating that he was working on the railway infrastructure to increase the freight transport speeds from 65-100 to 120 and 160-200 to XNUMX-XNUMX; ”Thus, we will become an organization that can serve at much higher speeds in both freight and passenger transportation,“ he said.
BLACK SEA PORTS WILL BE CONNECTED TO THE MEDITERRANEAN
Providing information about the connection of the Mediterranean and Black Sea with high speed train lines, Apaydın; “We have a high-speed train project connecting to Adana, Mersin via Samsun, Çorum, Amasya, Kırşehir and Aksaray. Our project work on him continues. I hope some of the project work will be completed at the end of 2017, and some in 2018. We will do that too. This will be an important artery for the north-south corridor. In other words, Samsun port will be connected to both Mersin and Iskenderun ports. Our goal is to realize these projects in 2023. " He spoke in the form.