Marmaray Breaks Passenger Transportation Record

Marmaray Passenger Transportation Record Breaks
Marmaray Passenger Transportation Record Breaks

Marmaray Sets Passenger Transportation Record; The “4. General Director of TCDD Transportation Inc. Kamuran Yazıcı who gave a speech on “Transportation and Logistics” within the scope of International Silk Road Businessmen Summit gave information about the activities of the organization and BTK railway line.

X The highest passenger transport value in Marmaray has been reached with 500 thousand passengers per day ”

Yazıcı stated that TCDD Transportation operates 170 trains, including 830 freight train per day, and carries an average of 427 thousand passengers and 80 thousand tons of freight per day with these trains. 20 in Marmaray On November 2019, 500 transported more than a thousand passengers, making it the highest passenger transport value ever since the opening of 2013 in Marmaray.

Yazıcı stated that more than 60 countries directly or indirectly took part in the “One Generation One Road Project Çin in which ICTA is integrated. He said that with his project, a 21 thousand kilometers corridor has been created from China to the most extreme point of Europe.

Turkey Baku in this corridor-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway line and that provides seamless connectivity with the Marmaray Project, General Manager Printer describing the geopolitical position due to bridge acts, BTK's a Generation One Road Project to integrate that with both Turkey and regions of the country A new era for rail transport has begun, he said.

“300 thousand tons of cargo has been transported to BTK line so far”

This will contribute to the trade between friendly and brother countries, even to this day, approximately 300 thousand tons of cargo transported printer, this figure 3 million tons in the medium term, 6,5 million tons in the long term is targeted to increase.

Turkey, Azerbaijan and the north-south corridor created by the collaboration between Russia, Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia describing the route from reaching Turkey printer, this route does not exceed the Caspian Sea, reported that enables continuous rail transport with Russia.

"BTK transport are rising out of the Russia-Turkey"

Mersin and Russia transported fresh vegetables and fruits in refrigerated containers, so far 123 thousand 6 tons of goods transported by 128 wagons, 6 day transport at a time, which started with a train every week, continued to be carried out by moving a train every day.

Director General of the words continued as follows: "1 million tonnes in the short term by using this corridor between Russia and Turkey, in the medium term 3 to 5 million tons of freight transport is planned. Furthermore, iron ore transportation from Erzincan to Tbilisi is carried out by wagons of Georgian railways by using BTK railway line. 23 July 2019 has transported thousands of 10 tons of cargo to date. Since January 256 China - scheduled cargo container block trains are operated in Turkey. Once a week made block trains, following the China-Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia route come to Turkey. "

“First transit train, 11 thousand 500 km distance between Sino-Eastern Europe completed 18 day”

Yazıcı pointed out that the first transit freight train departing from the center of China, Xi'an, was the first in the history of railways and reached Europe by crossing the Caspian Sea-BTK railway line and Marmaray and said, dan From the 42 container-loaded wagon carrying electronic components; The 850 meter-long train, consisting of the 11 thousand 500 kilometers between China and Czechia, has covered 18 a day. ”

“Ahılkelek - Kars second line will be built as wide line”

Printer, BTK railway line will move forward on the construction of freight forwarding Kars Logistics Center project has been achieved in the 70 percent progress, the capacity of the BTK railway line will reach 6 million 500 thousand tons, he said.

The printer noted: “The second line between Ahılkelek and Kars is planned to be constructed as 1520 mm wide line. rail opening in Turkey, and Russia is the first 1435 mm old railway administrations of the CIS countries 1520 mm wheelbase wagon with a wheel set without changing able to come directly to Kars Logistics Center. Apart from these, the container agency agreement signed with the Kazakhstan railway company KTZ Express is carried out by TCDD Transportation. September- November period of 155 Kazakh container units were allocated to the transport issue between Turkey and Kazakhstan. "

Marmaray via Turkey, 3. Bosphorus Bridge, emphasizing that the BTK railway line between two continents uninterrupted railroad crossing provided the printer, "not only in Turkey, countries in the region also opens the horizon, the realization of mega expand the vision of the project great effort and support that Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, once again President I express my gratitude. ”

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