The new rolling stock manufacture company, Turasas, started fast.
As electrification extends, new electric locos are expected to be purchased for rolling stock fleets in Turkey. But which loco?
Turkish railways face the risk of using diesel locos on electrified lines.
In reply to increasing demand of electric locos especially in freight, Turkey announced its new loco: E5000.
TCDD Tasimacilik is now in the “rent a rolling stock” market with its huge fleet.
555 million TL will be spent this year for the extension of TCDD rolling stock..
Siemens’s new generation locomotive Vectron is approved by Turkish Railways..