Railwaymen, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, railway enthusiast, 79 of death. It was commemorated with a ceremony held at the TCDD conference hall.
TCDD General Manager İsa ApaydınVeysel Kurt, General Manager of TCDD Transportation Inc., as well as deputy general managers, heads of departments and many railroaders participated.
“During the Atatürk period, 200 km railway was built annually despite difficult conditions”
TCDD Transportation Inc. General Manager Veysi Kurt made a speech at the ceremony, 79 death. On the anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on this occasion and once again grateful gratitude and gratitude to his friends, emphasizing the following, said: Mustafa Kemal and his friends led the Turkish Nation and made very important sacrifices for our country. As is known, the young Republic of Turkey, the Ottoman Empire had taken over 4139 km long railway. Despite the difficult conditions of the period during Atatürk period, approximately 200 km railway was built annually. A railway campaign was initiated under the leadership of Atatürk on the way of building our country with iron nets. In those years, Turkish railways experienced the golden age. We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude and respect to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, his friends and all the railroaders who made these services. ”
“There is railway mobilization today”
Stating that from a period when the construction of the railroads came to almost zero, the 134 km railway was built in a year, and that this meant railway mobilization as it was in those days, Kurt said: Thank God, despite all the difficulties, treachery and games, our country is developing and strengthening economically. We have the perseverance and power to make the 200 km railway from scratch every year. Investments in railways continue unabated. We thank our President, Prime Minister and Governments for giving us this power. I commemorate Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of our state, with respect, gratitude and longing. May God rest his soul, and may Allah be pleased with him and his companions. ”
Döneminde During the Atatürk period; Approximately 80 thousand km railway was constructed, with 3 in the eastern regions having tough geographical conditions. ”
TCDD General Manager İsa Apaydın In his speech, with his superior courage and heroism, exemplary statesman in the world with an exceptional place, the Republic's founder and railway lover Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, leaving us gratefully in the 79'inci year and stressed the importance of the National Struggle said: Emphasizing the importance of railways during the National Struggle with the motto “Railways are a more important safety weapon than a country's wholesale rifle Atatürk, Atatürk first appointed Behiç Erkin, the first general manager of railways, who he trusted in his knowledge of railways, and began the country's reconstruction with railway mobilization. " said.
During the Atatürk period; Apaydın pointed out that approximately 80 thousand km of railways were built and 3 is in our eastern regions with tough geographical conditions and that the railroad is experiencing the golden age. değin At that time, we can be railroaders missed by the love of railroad Ataturk. Bulundu