TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman, 8 February 2011 Karabük University (KBU) Rector. Dr. Burhanettin Uysal and KARDEMİR General Manager Fadıl Demirel met with. In the interview held in the office of Suleyman Karaman, between TCDD and KBU and KARDEMIR at CBU area; It was decided to cooperate with KARDEMİR for long life rail production, testing at KBU site and TCDD for providing technical support.
As is known, rail production is carried out in KARDEMİR and the rail systems department established in Karabük University continues to teach.
Within the scope of cooperation decision between TCDD and KBU and KARDEMİR;
In KARDEMIR, which produces rail according to the European Railways Standard (EN); planned to be made.
The production technology (know-how) mushroom hardened R350 HT rails that will belong to our country will be measured in the Karabük University field to measure the dynamic forces, to measure the stresses and deformations and the stresses and to produce them in series according to the data obtained from the tests. Tests on rail-wheel relationships, signaling and telecommunications, and infrastructure superstructure interactions can also be observed in the test path. The patent rights of the rails to be produced belong to foreign rail manufacturers.
TCDD will provide all kinds of technical support in the fields of material supply and construction of the road during these works to ensure the development of our country's industry.
Source : TCDD