TÜVASAŞ carries out the National Electric Train Set project launched under the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. The vehicle bodies to be produced within the scope of this project consist of large size extrusion aluminum profiles. Later, these extrusion profiles are turned into vehicle bodies with welded manufacturing and machining methods in body production facilities with fully automation system. For this purpose; Turkey fully in cooperation with local firms, for the first time Aluminum Vehicle Body Manufacturing Plant will be commissioned this year by TÜVASAŞ and the National Electric Train Set series production car bodies will be produced at this TÜVASAŞ plant in Turkey.
Turkey has not yet production can not be in the vehicle body supply of aluminum extrusion profiles to be used in the production of the first prototypes of vehicles bodies, by the firm in question, along with the training of TÜVASAŞ staff to be produced under a technology transfer SHENYANG LIYUAN RAILWAY VEHICLE EQUIPMENT CO. LTD. / An agreement was made with the Chinese company.
In other projects that are likely to be brought by the Chinese Company Liyuan Steams, if aluminum extrusion profiles are provided by them, mutual views were exchanged within the framework of good faith about the production of aluminum body rail vehicles in the vehicle body production facility established in Tuvasas.