Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. (TÜLOMSAŞ) with South Korea's Hyundai Rotem signed an agreement to produce electric locomotives in 72 Company.
According to a written statement made by TÜLOMSAŞ, electric locomotives will be produced at TÜLOMSAŞ facilities within the scope of the project which will create a leverage effect on the high technology journey of TÜLOMSAŞ.
The new generation of state-of-the-art locomotives with AC / AC drive and 5000 kilowatt power plant will be used by TCDD in freight and passenger train services.
72 electric locomotive will be completed by the end of 2014 year. TÜLOMSAŞ, which will be licensed by this agreement, will increase the efficiency of electric locomotives with export-oriented production in the world market.
The contractor began production of high-tech locomotives, and Eskisehir in Turkey for the next technological economic sense to provide significant added value to the gain.
Source : railway