Founder of the Republic of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk xnumx'l which began in the year "national industrialization drive" under the foundations of the first Heavy Iron and Steel industry thrown Turkey Karabük Iron and Steel Works (Kardemir) INC., President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 1920 ' which began with the nationalization efforts of today, while Turkey's only rail manufacturer, Turkey was saved from dependence on foreign rail ..
In Karabük, 13 digit village, 3 April 1937 laid the foundations of the period, started production with an annual capacity of 150 thousand tons, realized the construction of many plants in the country and therefore became the an factory building dolayı, thus producing approximately 3 million tons of annual production. .
With the national breakthrough initiated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's orders, the railways, which were re-considered as state policy since 2003, were invested in 16 billion TL per year. High speed express train and met Turkey, a thousand kilometers 133 213 2 including High Speed Rail line thousand kilometers of new railway line was built. In Turkey, 149 11 thousand kilometers of conventional railway line thoroughly renewed, continues the construction of about 497 thousand-kilometer railway line.
TCDD continues to build, tender and study for the new 13 thousand kilometers of railway line. As the Republic in their first year 2007 from today Turkey's rail KARDEMİR the only national brands in production, while continuing to Anatolia wrap with steel arms fully recover from dependence on foreign sources while Turkey in rail production.
Railways, which were almost forgotten after 1950, were re-considered as state policy since 2003. Transportation policy has been changed and the projects that will carry the railways to the future have been implemented one by one. 2009 Ankara-Eskisehir opening of the line as met with High Speed Rail Turkey, 2011 the Ankara-Konya, xnumx't Konya, Eskisehir, xnumx't Ankara and in Istanbul and Konya-Istanbul based services High-speed trains in the world, 2013, Europe has reached the position of the country with 2014 speed train technology. Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, Izmir, Konya, Kayseri, Eskisehir, Adana, Gaziantep, Antalya, Samsun and Kocaeli serving in the Urban Rail Transportation Systems, in the near future Diyarbakir, Mersin, Erzurum, Erzincan, Urfa, Denizli, Sakarya and Trabzon ' and the share of passenger transport in rail systems is expected to increase further.
Turkey's new line of 15 province and construction projects in the design stage and high-speed train that will connect the xnumx's percent of the population also will increase the share of the freight and passenger railways.