Gulf Transportation Expands Railway Fleet

korfez transport expands its railway fleet
korfez transport expands its railway fleet

Tüpraş's subsidiary in the railway transportation sector, Körfez Transport A.Ş. received five diesel-electric PowerHaul® series locomotives produced within the scope of TÜLOMSAŞ-Wabtec cooperation. The new locomotives provide superior efficiency, reliability and traction.

Two years ago TCDD starting to rail transport with the use of giving licenses to outline Gulf, Turkey's first private rail operator Transport Inc., will provide Wabtec't which receives five new locomotives Tupras refinery and associated fuel terminals of the products in faster and more efficient transport of .

Diesel-electric locomotives were manufactured by TÜLOMSAŞ, the strategic regional business partner of Wabtec, a US-based railway equipment manufacturer, at its Eskişehir plant. Wabtec's technology and design of products; local production, assembly and final tests were carried out by TÜLOMSAŞ.

Stating that they increase the power and efficiency of logistics activities in parallel with the expansion of operations, Körfez Transport A.Ş. General Manager Tufan Başarır said, beş With the addition of five new locomotives to our fleet, we will be able to meet the needs of our customers more efficiently by transporting our products from our refineries and fuel terminals more efficiently. Termin

Wabtec Russia / CIS / Middle East and North Africa Region General Manager Gökhan Bayhan "We have a partnership with Turkey based on the year. As Wabtec, we will provide the support and technical expertise necessary for locomotives to provide the best service throughout their life cycles. ”

TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Hayri Avcı said, “We realize the production of the latest technology locomotives with our knowledge, qualified human resources and competencies. With our production, we also contribute to the development of the sub-industry and the creation of added value for our economy. ”

Körfez Transportation Inc., TÜLOMSAŞ and Wabtec; 2018 announced the order for the production of locomotives at InnoTrans in September. With the delivery, the size of Körfez Fleet Transportation Company's fleet of five leased locomotives has doubled.

The PowerHaul range of locomotives, featuring the highest performance, medium-weight locomotives, complies with BA Stage IIIa emission requirements and TSI interoperability standards. High-power locomotives equipped with an advanced, common-rail fuel injection system equipped with an 16 HP PowerHaul P3700 engine with an 616 cylinder provide a reduction of 18 in fuel consumption. In addition, the high-performance AC traction-control technology and the individual axle-control feature provide greater reliability and traction.

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