Anadolu University Rector Prof. Dr. Fuat Erdal made statements about the emergence, development and current status of the National Rail Systems Test and Research Center Project (URAYSİM).
Rector Erdal uraysim, the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Eskişehir'den announced that Turkey and the rail system in the area, which will make one of the world's leading centers stated that a national project, the project started to be implemented rail will increase the competitiveness of our country in the systems area, new He stated that it will create markets and offer important employment and export opportunities.
"URAYSİM will make a great contribution to the economy of our country and Eskişehir"
Stating that the first factory was established in 1894 to meet the need for steam locomotives and wagons in Eskişehir, Rector Fuat Erdal stated that Eskişehir has historically been the center of the railway industry. uraysim the test of railway vehicles Reintroducing Eskisehir will be provided could be done in our country and stating again that also in Eskişehir the certification of these tools Rector Erdal, "In this sense this project come to life with Eskisehir, Turkey will have to put an end to dependence on abroad in this field. In addition, testing and certification of all vehicles in the field of rail systems, especially in neighboring countries, can be carried out in our city ”.
"URAYSİM will be the first in our country and it is a very comprehensive project"
Stating that the project studies are being carried out in cooperation with Eskişehir Technical University, TÜBİTAK, TCDD and TÜRASAŞ under the responsibility of Anadolu University, Rector Erdal stated that URAYSİM is not only a test and certification center. Rector Erdal said, “As a first in this field, URAYSİM will undertake a series of activities such as the production of high-strength materials that can be used in rail system vehicles, the development of high-life rail and wheel technologies, signaling systems, and increasing navigation and vehicle safety. In addition, the center will obtain patents for original designs realized with the demands of the sector and will train researchers required by universities and industrial organizations. When all these services are taken into consideration, the contributions of the project to our country and our city can be understood more clearly. Therefore, all work for such a comprehensive center is carried out with great care. "
"The area to be expropriated for the first stage is only 520 in 1 of the total agricultural land"
Stating that as a result of the feasibility studies carried out with all stakeholders, it was decided to carry out the project within the boundaries of Alpu district, Rector Erdal stated that the work related to the route was firstly shared by 26 public institutions and organizations, including the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock, as well as the relevant municipalities regarding the suitability of the planned test route routes. stated that a written opinion was requested. Reminding that there were no objections for the route other than the letter of the Turkish Air Force and DSI, Rector Erdal stated that the objections received were meticulously evaluated and the revision works were completed.
Rector Erdal stated that the expropriation works for the first stage test roads and connection road started and that these studies are still continuing; “As it is known, according to the report prepared by BEBKA, the total arable agricultural land in Alpu district is 400,000 decares. The total area to be expropriated for this stage is 770 decares. Therefore, the area to be expropriated for the first stage is a very small area, only 520 in 1 of the total agricultural land. " said.
"We do not have time to lose URAYSİM to activate"
Rector Erdal emphasized that URAYSİM is a project whose examples we only see in countries such as the USA and Germany, and that will bring our city and country forward in the field of rail systems, and stated that very large international companies have requested to establish a partnership with the project. In his words, “Today, our country puts forward very important projects to compete with the world's leading countries in this field. When you consider the tourism potential that only High Speed Train has brought to our city, you can see how the studies carried out in the field of rail systems create added value in the economies of cities. We are very meticulous and in an intense effort to realize this national project. " Rector Erdal continued by saying, "We do not have time to lose this center, which will provide great added value to both Eskişehir and our country and create a very large employment area." he concluded his words.