As rolling stock fleets and market grows in Turkey, software companies pay more attention to Turkish market.
The civil offset regulation is applicable on the public purchases with a minimum amount of USD 10mn and refers to the term “Industrial Cooperation Program” (ICP) or in Turkish “Sanayi Isbirligi Programi” instead of the term “offset“.
Transportation Ministry published a circular stating that all metro and tram car tenders must support local production.
Otokar unveiled its cranable frigo semi trailer “Iceliner” in Comvex Istanbul 2016.
19 Mayis University in Samsun succeeded in producing pantograph graphite project.
The tram and metro companies are being forced for change with the “local production” terms in almost all of the recent tenders.
Aselsan’s first metro traction system, developed in cooperation with Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, was unveiled in Eurasia Rail.
The producers with production facilities in Turkey have been awarded in recent tenders for the urban rail systems in Turkish cities.
The rail sector and investment plan 2023 makes it an Eldorado for international suppliers and the young local rail industry..
Number of Turkish companies with IRIS certification which enables supplying to European railway industry is increasing..