Domestic Production Scissor Carriage Passed All Tests: In 2015, the scissor transport wagon, which was designed as a prototype and was awarded the tender, is now on the tracks. The wagon featured in its design is quite functional. Thanks to this new wagon, the shears can be transported on the rails without being dismantled from the manufacturing place to the installation location.
The firm that won the tender, which was held in 5 units, is Solentek from Bursa. He bought the tender with an approximate price of 7 million TL for 4.095.000 TL. The first wagons produced in 5 units were manufactured in the factory of Solentek company in Bursa and delivered to TCDD.
When the wagons produced in accordance with TSI approval are coupled in a set of 3, the 75-meter-long scissors can be transported in one go. The wagon, which has a mechanism that can place the shears transported in an inclined position, and the scissors placed in place at once, both increase the assembly speed and prevent rail deformation that may occur during transportation.
New Scissor Transport Wagon (MTV) With a weight of 40 tons, the wagon can carry up to 40 tons of scissors.