500 new locos are expected to be sold for Turkish railways.
Turkish railways face the risk of using diesel locos on electrified lines.
Turkey’s new train operator, TCDD Tasimacilik, is going to invest 586 mn passenger train sets, locos and freight wagons in 2017.
TCDD will invest about TL 600mn for passenger train sets, locos and freight wagons this year.
E1000 is the name of the electrical loco developed completely in Turkey including traction and control systems and running softwares on them.