In Eskisehir, Turkey, and Turkey Locomotive and Engine Industry Inc. in the development of rail systems sector in cooperation with the Scientific and Technological Research Council to create a new generation of local and national landmark 'traction converter was produced.
The contractor and TUBITAK cooperation of high value-added technological products of the country's economy and as the real contribution ensures that expresses authorities to develop the industry, the first time that national as a draw behalf of the nationalization of the sector to commercialize developed the converter unit is an important milestone acceptable, he said in Turkey. The authorities emphasized that with this work, foreign dependency will be prevented in high cost converter units.
The nationally produced draw frame unit will be used in locomotives with higher power requirements such as mainline locomotives. The cer converter unit can also be developed for high speed high-speed trains.