TULOMSAS 2 will produce 50 locomotives over the years!
In Eskisehir, Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. (The contractor), as part of a strategic partnership with General Electric and 2 within 20 years of the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) to be given, the total to be sold on the external market 30 Total 50 powerhaul 'series will produce locomotives.
Due to the production of the third PowerHaul locomotives in TÜLOMSAŞ, an introductory meeting was held today. General Electric Transportation President and CEO Lorenzo Simonelli, General Electric Europe, Middle East and North Africa General Manager Gökhan Bayhan, Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (ESO) President Savaş Özaydemir, Eskişehir Chamber of Commerce President Harun Karacan, TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Hayri Avcı attended the meeting. .
General Electric Transportation President and CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said that around 50 General Electric locomotives are used in more than 17 countries around the world. Simonelli, "TULOMSAS with our cooperation with Turkey and the United States will create jobs and will promote both the infrastructure growth in Turkey. We share our knowledge and experience in the field of high-tech locomotive production with TÜLOMSAŞ and we work with Turkish engineers and technicians to produce high-tech locomotives. ”
TÜLOMSAŞ General Manager Hayri Avcı said that it is very important to produce the world's most advanced and high-tech locomotives with TÜLOMSAŞ's know-how, expert workforce, facilities and capabilities. Avcı said:
“The performance for meeting the product quality requirements set by TÜLOMSAŞ employees in the first manufactured locomotives is appreciated by international audit institutions. This is the most important indicator that future targets can be achieved. With this partnership, real contribution will be made to the national economy and development of the sub-industry as a result of the sales transactions of high value added technological products to domestic and foreign markets. ”
It is stated that PowerHaul locomotives, which are produced at TÜLOMSAŞ, provide fuel efficiency and low emissions to a great extent. General Electric, powerhaul design of locomotives, is investing $ 150 million to develop and transfer technology Turkey. The locomotives to be produced are expected to create an average export value of $ 1.5 billion.
After the speeches, ESO President Savaş Özaydemir gave Lorenzo Simonelli a coffee cup team, while the President of the Railway-Labor Union Branch Çetin Bayar gave the hours used by the railway players.
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