Organized by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and bringing together leaders of the railway sector with experts in their fields, the "Turkish Railway Summit" started this year for the first time at Sirkeci Station. At the summit to be held between 21-24 October, the most important agenda items in the Turkish railway world will be discussed by the leading names of the sector.
The opening of the summit, which will make significant contributions to the development of the Turkish railway sector, was held by Turkish Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan, TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. General Manager Kamuran Yazıcı and TÜRASAŞ General Manager Mustafa Metin Yazar attended. Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu his opening speech after the industry together with representatives of the Turkish Railway Summit of Turkey's decades served by Anatolia to honor the Railway Reform 77 years later brought to Istanbul 56548 XNUMX No. "Black Train He sent off and greeted the high-speed train. The rapid development of Turkey in the field of railways, revealing enstantaneyl the same time have also been the scene of color images.
Turkish Railway Summit on all online platforms
With the Turkish Railway Summit, organized in line with the vision of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, industry stakeholders will have the opportunity to exchange information, as well as develop their relationship networks. The summit, which was held with the participation of a limited number of guests in accordance with the social distance rules, was welcomed by local and foreign participants. The Turkish Railway Summit, which opens experience areas and various exhibitions to its visitors in the historical Sirkeci Station, can also be followed live on all online platforms, including social media platforms, the summit website and mobile applications.
The Summit, which makes a strong impression on experience areas and activities
The Turkish Railway Summit, which will last for four days, hosts interesting events and presentations. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), enjoyable and different activities implemented by seeing great interest by the participants. Branded Products Wagon, "Right Now" Eastern Express Photo Contest's photos are exhibited, the East Express Special Exhibition, the Railway Museum where TCDD's old trains and locomotives are exhibited, the Historical Clothes Exhibition, where uniforms designed from the past to the present for TCDD personnel are exhibited, the most interesting is among the fields.
Workshops that turn skills into a professional hobby
Within the scope of the Turkish Railways Summit, many workshops are also held in order for the participants to continue their skills as a professional hobby. The Travel Photography Workshop where basic knowledge and skills related to professional photography are taught, the Miniature Workshop where people interested in miniature art are taught scanning and painting techniques, and the Futurist Train Design Workshop where young designers will exhibit their talents and receive training from experts are among the workshops that are closely followed by the participants.
"We are building a transportation system that will support our economic goals"
Turkish Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, who started his opening speech by celebrating October 21, World Journalists Day, said, “I am delighted to meet you at the Sirkeci Station, one of the most beautiful examples of our historical and cultural heritage, on the occasion of the 'Turkish Railway Summit' organized by our Ministry. I would like to For 18 years, we have made a breakthrough in the field of transportation and communication, contributing to the overall development goals of our country. We are building a transportation system that will support our economic goals, without forgetting that our national independence is based on a strong national economy. During this time, we are happy and proud to move our country forward in the informatics sector with land, air, rail and sea routes, ”he said.
"Turkey is Europe's 6.nc the world's 8.nc High Speed Train operators have made"
Just Karaismailoğlu Minister, he stated that the country's meat in a big way in the railways, said: "Turkey is Europe's 6.nc the world's 8.nc High Speed Train operators have made. We completed the "iron silk road" from Beijing to London by constructing the Baku-Tbilisi Kars railway line and Marmaray. Our many more projects such as Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-İzmir High Speed Train lines continue intensely. In addition to these, we have realized giant projects such as the Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim and Osmangazi Bridge, and the Istanbul-Izmir Highway. Our more ambitious projects such as 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Filyos Port continue. We recently opened the Küçük Çamlıca TV and Radio Tower to broadcasting services and saved Çamlıca hills from iron heaps. "
"We realize digital transformation in transportation and infrastructure"
Ministers also stated that what was done was not enough Karaismailoğlu Fair, "with our first day's excitement, as required by the growing needs of the citizens of Turkey and of our age, we continue to welcome one. We realize digital transformation in transportation and infrastructure by producing our domestic and national technologies, and we make efficient, fast, safe and value-added travel possible with smart transportation systems. With the multi-modal transportation lines that connect our geography at the heart of the New Silk Road to the world, we are forming commercial corridors, and we are moving towards becoming a logistical superpower. "We will continue to serve our country's goals of becoming one of the world's leading economies with diligence and determination."
"We increased our electrical line length of 2 thousand 82 kilometers to 5 thousand 753 kilometers"
The Republic of Turkey State Railways recently 164 years celebration that began to use the 1830s in the year in the world and the Industrial Revolution igniter with railways, he pointed out the importance almost to arrive in Anatolia simultaneously with the transfer of the developed countries of Ministers Karaismailoğlu, the words continued as follows: “However, we see that we could not make enough use of this efficient, fast and high-capacity mode of transportation due to the fact that the expected improvement in scope and quality was not experienced during the past time. However, with the transportation and infrastructure move we started in 2002, we made very important developments in the railway. Between 2003 and 2020, we allocated 907,2% of the 18,6 billion lira investment we made in the transportation and communication sector to railways, and spent around 169,2 billion lira. In Turkey, 11 thousand 590 kilometers of the 1213 kilometers of the conventional line and also our 12 thousand kilometers of rail network in total, including 83 high-speed rail network is located. We increased our signal line length of 2003 thousand 2 kilometers in 505 by 2020% in 155 to 6 thousand 382 kilometers. Likewise, we increased our electrical line length, which was 2002 kilometers in 2, by 82% in 2020, to 176 kilometers.
"We carried 2019 million passengers on all our railways in 246"
Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project with our, with Ankara, Konya and Ankara-Eskisehir YHT line of our electrification and signaling projects, as well as Turkey with the Marmaray YHT technology in Europe 6, we were able to remove the 8th place in the world. We reduced the travel time between Ankara and Konya from 9 hours to 1 hour 45 minutes and the time between Ankara and Eskişehir from 3 hours to 1.5 hours with YHTs. Today, 66% of the passenger transportation between Ankara and Konya and 72% of the passenger transportation between Ankara and Eskişehir is carried out by YHTs. Thanks to these important projects, we saved 2019 billion 4 million lira in 839 in terms of carbon dioxide emission, energy, time and maintenance expenses. With the launch of Marmaray in 2013, we calculated the amount of savings achieved for 2 as 2019 billion 2 million lira by preventing CO750 emissions, energy, time, maintenance, injuries and deaths. I would also like to express here that we carried 2019 million passengers on all our railways in 246. "
"We're moving into the future of Turkey's railways"
"The National Transportation and Infrastructure, with this approach, which is part of our policy, we are moving into the future of Turkey's railways. I specify our targets for 2023 in this context in the following way, "said Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, said:" Being Turkey's most reliable transportation brand, make railroad brand with Europe's most freight and passenger, Europe's leading experience with the express lines, We will continue to work in line with our goals of having a modern customer relations management model by developing a loyalty program based on absolute customer satisfaction. With the Turkish Railway Summit, we bring these studies to the fore once again.
Adding that the Turkish Railway Summit meant a great deal, Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu concluded his words as follows: “We see such organizations where the things to be done in accordance with the future goals of our railway sector are discussed as 'creating a common mind' for the benefit of our country. I wish our summit to be beneficial to our industry and country. Our President has the vision and will of every step we take in every work we do. We will hopefully provide even greater services to our people, with the inspiration we receive from the soul and the enthusiasm it instills in us. "
Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan emphasized the importance of the railway in the development of the countries and said: “We are not just talking about an economic development. We are experiencing the effects of social and cultural development at every point where iron networks pass. Because the railway has affected not only transportation but also social and cultural development at every point it passes throughout history. We see the reflections of a human-oriented administrative approach in every application of our Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. "
Noting that transportation habits have changed in the recent period, Turan said, "We are proud to witness the steps that increase the capacity of rail transport, which continues to weave our country with iron networks, which carry the understanding of mass transportation to the upper curtain, including high-speed train projects." used the expression. Stating that the Turkish Railway Summit is a part of the aforementioned efforts, labor and future ideals, Turan said, “We will endeavor to do our part in projects that will bring a different breath to the economic, human and environment-oriented railway transportation in accordance with the changing and developing world dynamics. " found the assessment.