A protocol was signed between Konya Metropolitan Municipality and the General Directorate of State Railways (TCDD) regarding the organization of the 9 of the International Railway, Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Fair (EUROASIA RAIL) in 3-5 March 2021.
Speaking at the protocol ceremony, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Ugur Ibrahim Altay, Konya has hosted many national and international organizations in the last period, noting that they signed the protocol in March 2021 will sign a very important organization, he said.
Emphasizing that Konya has been a city intertwined with the railway sector since the past, Mayor Altay said, Konya Konya is the first city to use the tram in Anatolia. There are now huge investments in railways. The tender of Konya Metro will be realized and Konya will be included in the ranking of cities with subway. With the contributions of our General Manager, we hope to make a signature about the Konya suburb this month. Again, Konya is one of the first cities to use the high-speed train. Konyas loved the train and the railway. We are currently traveling to Istanbul by rail. We express our gratitude to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and to the General Manager of TCDD. If this is the case today, Mr. President and the AK Party have great contributions. Konya is also a fair city. I hope it will be a very nice fair for all visitors. The connection of our exhibition center to the railway line will provide an important advantage for the fairs to be held thereafter. As Konya Metropolitan Municipality, we are ready to provide all kinds of support for the realization of this fair..
RAIL SYSTEM TOOLS WILL BE EXHIBITED AT THE FAIR
TCDD General Director Ali Ihsan appropriate, emphasized that areas of the world, which is the third largest exhibition and Turkey's railway sector, which contributes to the development EUROS RAIL fair of being to regulate xnumx.'sun in Konya In the 9 is important to them. Uygun said, “As the railways, we continue to invest in Konya and gain new works with our new vision and mission. To date, the railways produced by vehicle manufacturers could not be exhibited because there was no railway connection to the fairgrounds in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir. The biggest desire of the participants is that they want to carry their products by rail. At this point, Konya is more important for us. The fairground in Konya is close to Kayacık Logistics Center. The railway vehicles will be brought to the logistics center by train in cooperation with our organization and Konya Metropolitan Municipality and the exhibition area will be exhibited on the railway to be laid by our organization. I wish the protocol we will sign will be beneficial. ”
After the speeches, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay and TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun signed the protocol on the organization of the fair in Konya.