TCDD will now work for transport companies

TCDD, which has been providing public services since 1856, has now become an area where private transportation companies will make money.

TCDD, which has been providing public services since 1856, has now become an area where private transportation companies will make money. Turkey issued by the government earlier this year and passed the law on the liberalization of the railway Delivered applications.

13 On October 2017, if Protocol on Cooperation on Locomotive and Car Rental Ekim was signed between TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ and OMSAN Lojistik A.Ş. The company will use TCDD's locomotives and wagons in Divriği-İskenderun line. According to the protocol, 15 electric locomotives and 350 ore wagons were leased to be used for ore transportation.

The United Transport Workers Union (BTS), which reacted to the protocol, announced that it could not be accepted to offer TCDD's facilities without contracting services to the transport companies.


Although the freight train operator of the OMSAN Logistics Company fulfills the conditions specified in the regulation to obtain the authorization certificate, the TTS Department of Transportation and the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications has asked the BTS to answer the following questions:

  • Is the fair competition condition and market created by TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş.
  • Why TCDD Tasimacilik AS rents to its competitors, locomotives and wagons, even ready market?
  • Is the capacity allocation allocated to OMSAN Logistics Company in Divriği-Iskenderun line according to the 2018 year network notification? When was it done? How much is the allocation of train business?
  • Is there a capacity allocation for 2017 and 2018 in Divriği-Iskenderun line? If so, how much capacity has been waived in favor of OMSAN Lojistik Anonim Şirketi?
  • Delivered the Railway Act No. 6461 of Turkey on Liberalization, opening the railways to competition, to compete with the state-owned enterprises to the private sector were removed on the grounds. TCDD Forwarding AŞ does not prevent competition by renting its vehicles attracted and withdrawn?
  • TCDD Transportation AS would not have had to make its vehicles drawn and withdrawn by means of an auction auction if it was going to be leased?


In the BTS statement, the signed protocol states that the privatization of the privatization will bring more investment into the railways.

Ide TCDD Tasimacilik AS has a public interest in the private sector for pulling and towing vehicles, and in the future there is no public interest beyond the function of opening new profit areas to private companies. We oppose the transfer of the values ​​created by the taxes paid by the society to the private sector. These companies will not serve the purpose of profit. The ongoing process of liberalization and privatization, which started with restructuring, will enrich not only railways but private companies. Yeniden


OTSAN company, some TCDD machinistlerin also adds that the attractive wages BTS, OMSAN after raising their own employees TCDD'dan warned that the employees fired. The union called on all TCDD employees to fight against the privatization of TCDD.

WAS AT 2005

In the BTS statement, it was reminded that the private sector's railway operation initiative on the railroads was implemented in an unlawful manner on the Divriği-Iskenderun line in 2005. Then, the application that was canceled by the BTS case was transferred as follows: dı 19 2005 30 8 40 on September 10 the locomotives supplying the train flew to the creek. The XNUMX kilometer part of the line was slightly damaged, and the XNUMX kilometer was completely useless and this line was closed.


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  1. tcdd has transferred its own transportation fees to private ... omsan could provide wagon and loco .. why do you have more than one loco and wagon? Why did the institution spend money on the surplus vehicle?