It meets the needs of TCDD wagons, which manufactures domestic diesel train sets, which will connect Asia with Europe "Marmaray" EUROTEM partnership engaged in the production of the wagons Tüvasas Turkey Wagon Industry Inc., opened its doors!
Recovering from dependence on imports of rail transport began in 1866 in Turkey on October 25, 1951 in order to "Wagon Repair Workshop" TÜVASAŞ started its activities under the name of the technology began to export cars constantly renewed by over 61 years.
The factory, which was heavily damaged after the earthquake on August 17, 1999, focused on the production of domestic diesel train sets and wagons, after repairs, and produced 30 sleepers for Bulgarian Railways.
TÜVASAŞ General Manager Erol İnal told Anadolu Agency (AA) that TÜVASAŞ has been producing wagons for more than 20 years, and that they are an institution with worldwide competence in every aspect.
Turkey in 1866, began in rail transportation of all foreign-dependent maintaining the vehicles that led to run the cost and disruption striking Inal, TÜVASAŞ that began operations on October 25, 1951 "Adapazari Wagon Industry Organization (AdvaSaR)" institution operating under the name in 1975 He reported that it started production of "RIC" type passenger wagons.
İnal stated that the institution attained its current structure in 1985, and that they concentrated on projects such as "Rail Bus", "RIC-Z" type new luxury wagon and "TVS 2000 air-conditioned luxury wagon", as well as passenger cars and electric series manufacturing.
Reminding that the infrastructure of the institution, which was damaged in the Marmara Earthquake on August 17, 1999 and lost its production capability, was completely stopped, İnal said that the repair was started in April 2000.
In the 2001, Inal, who emphasized the installation of the 38 vehicle in the light rail vehicle fleet for the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, said that between 2003-2009, the old type conventional wagon production was abandoned and the modern set production started.
Noting that TÜVASAŞ produces high value-added passenger wagons with a 90 percent localization rate, İnal said:
"TÜVASAŞ, has the infrastructure to meet the needs of all cars will be used in Turkey's railway. Since TÜVASAŞ is 99,9 percent owned by TCDD, the production of all wagons on the rails of our country and belonging to TCDD was made by TÜVASAŞ. As of October 22, our institution has manufactured 793 passenger wagons. We also do the heavy and periodic maintenance of all these wagons here.
We have the infrastructure and employees to meet all the needs of TCDD. "
Domestic diesel train sets
İnal stated that the Diesel Train Set (DMU) Project, which started in 2010, consists of 11 vehicles, 3 of which are 4 and 37 is 12, and that the vehicles have been delivered to TCDD in sets of XNUMX.
"The remaining 2013 sets will be completed by the end of 12," said Inal. .
Stating that another leg of the agreement with South Korea for diesel sets is the "Marmaray Project", İnal said:
”In 2010, the production of 275 vehicles for the Marmaray Project within the framework of the joint production with Hyundai / Rotem was started in our facilities in accordance with the contract. Halkalı The manufacture of the suburban sets that will go between Gebze and Gebze continues in coordination with the Marmaray Project.
There is no problem right now, if there is no setback as of the end of 2013, delivery plans will be tried to be achieved. ”
“We are an international company”
Stating that they received a large number of orders from abroad, İnal said that the generator wagons, which were started to be manufactured in 2005 for Iraqi Railways, were delivered on May 28, 2006, and the project works for the order of 14 wagons from Iraq started.
Stating that they are able to meet the demands from all over the world, İnal said, “In 2012, 30 sleeper wagons were manufactured to Bulgarian Railways. Test drives of these wagons are about to be completed. As TÜVASAŞ, we are an international company. We are currently ordering from 5 countries. Now there is the capacity to meet all of them. ”
Source: News 7