In line with the vision of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the Turkish Railway Summit, which will last for 4 days and organized to contribute to the mutual information exchange and development of relationship networks of the sector stakeholders, started with the opening session attended by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu and Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan.
The Turkish Railway Summit, which will take place at Sirkeci Station on October 21 - 24 with thousands of local and foreign participants, started with today's opening session. In his speech at the opening of the summit, President Turan said, “Sirkeci Train Station, which brings together the synthesis of East and West, adds a unique value to the silhouette of Istanbul and Fatih. Wherever the railway passes, not only commercial and economic but also social and cultural effects are experienced. We, as local governments, continue to do our part in projects that will bring a different breath to railway transportation ”.
In his speech in the program, Minister Karaismailoğlu said that they started the railway reform in Turkey and that this process will require physical growth, mentioning the importance of Sirkeci Station for Istanbul and Turkey, and used the following expressions: To Istanbulites and Fatihs kazanwe will go. There was an important necessity for us to hold this Railway Summit at Sirkeci Station today. It is necessary to remember the services that Sirkeci Station provides for Istanbul. Therefore, this place will be opened to the use of our citizens in a way worthy of its history and culture. As of today, we will hold a very good program explaining our railway vision for 4 days.”
After the speech, the high-speed train was welcomed, while the black train was sent off to show the historical development in the railways.