National Freight Wagon and TÜDEMSAŞ: National Freight Wagon within the National Train Project, which will bring our country into a country that produces and exports railway technology in the coming years, has carried out a serious preparation process at the beginning of the project.
Under the coordination of TCDD; A large number of technical personnel from the relevant departments of TCDD, Karabük and Cumhuriyet Universities and employees of our Company worked intensively for this project. Within the scope of these studies started about two years ago; In 12 country, 17 participated in separate international event, with 64 technical staff. Initially; literature review, scientific studies, international meetings and conferences were attended. Subsequently; international trade fairs were followed, and the companies that design product companies, wagons and sub-components were interviewed with the manufacturers and logistics companies.
After that; The concept, design and technical specifications that have been prepared in the meeting of the Company's stakeholders in the project working group have been shared and since this wagon to be produced should be an innovative and competitive product; Sggmrs type twin, articulated, integrated (compact) brake system, H-type bogie container transport wagons were decided to be made and procurement processes were initiated.
The tender for the national cargo wagon Sggmrs type twin wagons, which will be produced in Sivas and exported abroad, was held on April 30, 2015, and the project, prototype production and certification studies have started. In the last quarter of 2016, it will be ready for mass production, and in 2017, 150 units will be produced for TCDD.