The Green Road project that will connect Eskişehir industry to the ports was signed. The project that will reveal a new business model by using the existing opportunities of railways; Eskişehir Chamber of Industry and TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. under the leadership of Arkas Logistics and ESO-ABİGEM.
With the signature ceremony of the Green Road project, which brings Eskişehir industry together with a more environmentally friendly, safer and cheaper transportation method, the first shipment departed from Hasanbey Logistics Village to go to Izmit Bay Ports.
With the Green Road project, which is a turning point in Eskişehir industry and exports, it is aimed to connect Eskişehir industry to the world with iron networks. In this direction, Eskişehir's railway connection will be connected to Izmit Bay Ports and Europe in the west, Mersin Port in the south and Baku - Tbilisi - Kars railway connection to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkic Republics in the east through Hasanbey Logistics Center.
With the current strength, we will come to much better points
Speaking at the opening of the ceremony hosted by ESO, Celalettin Kesikbaş, Chairman of the Board of ESO; “Today, it is precious and important for us, because Hasanbey has been here for a long time, and we have been doing most of the exports by road, and hopefully, with the joint venture of ESO and TCDD, we will connect to the ports by container and train transportation. It was an important dream. The Green Road project is actually a regional project that needs improvement. I believe that our state will reach much better points with its current power, we will connect Eskişehir and our region to the world. At this point, I would like to thank everyone who contributed. Best wishes." said.
Costs will decrease
Energy consumption in freight transportation; By having 3 units on the highway and 1 unit on the railway, energy consumption will be reduced and a more environmentally friendly transportation will be provided. If Railroad transportation is supported on the Eskişehir-Kocaeli route, carbon emissions will decrease between 60% and 80%.
Gürhan Albayrak, Member of the Board of ESO, who gave information about Eskişehir's railway connection; He gave information at the Hasanbey Logistics Center on what conditions and opportunities the industrialists would benefit from.
For Albayrak project; “With the green tol project, a dream comes true, Eskişehir industry is connected to the world with iron networks. We will connect to Izmit Bay Ports and Europe in the west, Mersin Port in the south, and to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkic Republics via Baku - Tbilisi - Kars railway connection in the east. We believe in this project. We hope that from now on, the loads of Eskişehir industry will reach the whole world from the ports in a quality and environmentally friendly way at less cost. We would like to express our gratitude to TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş., Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Kamuran Yazıcı and his team, and Arkas Logistics for their support to the project. We wish the project to be beneficial for Eskişehir and our industrialists. " he spoke.
Speaking at the opening of the ceremony, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager Kamuran Yazıcı; "Hasanbey Logistics Center is one of Turkey's largest logistics centers. With the protocol signed between ESO and TCDD, Eskişehir will be connected to all ports with railway connections. It will provide fast, economical, planned and environmentally friendly transportation to Eskişehir and regional industries. At this point, I wish the project to be beneficial to the whole Eskişehir and its region. "
Project to open the horizon
Eskişehir Governor Erol Ayyıldız; “I am extremely pleased to be together on this beautiful occasion. This project, which will bring Eskişehir and our region together with the ports, is a very good project that will cause both our region and our country to move to the future that will open the horizon. Eskişehir's opening to the world pleased us. I thank the stakeholders involved in the project. Good luck to all our industrialists. "