It’s under discussion if Turkey’s new generation electric loco E68000 can be used for freight transport or not.
500 new locos are expected to be sold for Turkish railways.
Turkish railways face the risk of using diesel locos on electrified lines.
A silent transpormation is taking effect in Turkish State Railways (TCDD) where currently expenses are far more than income.
The rail sector and investment plan 2023 makes it an Eldorado for international suppliers and the young local rail industry..
555 million TL will be spent this year for the extension of TCDD rolling stock..
TCDD is getting prepared to extend its electric locomotive fleet with brand-new E68000s..