OMSAN Logistics, which is the first private train operator to have a railway train operation authorization certificate in Turkey, broke new ground in its field by carrying out the first automobile transportation from Europe to Asia via Marmaray. By passing through Marmaray, which has the deepest immersed tube tunnel in the world, used by rail systems with a depth of 60 meters, OMSAN Logistics became the first company in the world to transport cars at this depth under the sea.
OMSAN Logistics, which is the first private train operator to have a railway train operation authorization certificate in Turkey, has broken new ground. Realizing the world’s first intercontinental automobile transport via Marmaray, which connects Europe and Asia under the Bosphorus, OMSAN Logistics, with its 550-meter-long auto transport train, and more than 200 Dacia Duster brand cars, on the uninterrupted railway line, via Romania and Bulgaria, to Izmit Köseköy. delivered.
OMSAN Logistics, one of the OYAK companies, went down in history as the first company in the world to transport cars at this depth under the sea, with the transportation carried out over Marmaray, which has the world’s deepest immersed tube tunnel used by rail systems with a depth of 60 meters. OMSAN Logistics, which started to transport the cargoes to their destinations safely without transferring or changing vehicles, will accelerate international railway transportation in 2021.
Exports and imports will gain momentum
Cömert Varlık, General Manager of OMSAN Logistics, noted that with the launch of Marmaray in freight transportation, they started intercontinental transportation without the need for transfer and without changing vehicles. Stating that Marmaray, located on a short, economical and convenient international railway corridor stretching from Beijing to London, offers very important opportunities to the Turkish logistics sector, Varlık said, “Railway transportation, which has gained more importance in terms of reliable and uninterrupted transportation with the pandemic period, has become a trend in our country, especially in recent times. After the technological innovations that took place in the period, it will be one of the most preferred alternatives in the coming period. I think that Marmaray, which has a strategic importance for our country and our industry, will make significant contributions to Turkey’s export and import processes, and therefore to our economy, with the full capacity operation for transportation. As OMSAN Logistics, we continue our preparations for the organization of new international train services after this successful expedition.”