Freight wagons produced in Sivas will be sent to Azerbaijan. Production has begun for the prototype of the two freight cars. If an agreement is reached, 600 wagons will be produced. If the wagons produced by TÜDEMSAŞ pass the tests, an income of 36 million dollars will be obtained from Azerbaijan.
Mehmet Başoğlu, Deputy General Manager of TÜDEMSAŞ, said that the prototypes of 2 freight wagons are currently being produced in Sivas.
Başoğlu said that if the produced wagons were tested, they would start mass production and said, uz We are waiting for the order of 600 wagons that will work on Baku-Tbilisi line. Following the signing of the agreement, the first stage of the 600 wagon will be produced. We look forward to the joint production and technical information transfer from TUDEMSAS Azerbaijan. Bey
Stating that after the production of freight wagons, joint production with Azerbaijan is also planned, Başoğlu said, “Preparations have been started to produce the wagons of Azerbaijan in Sivas. TÜDEMSAŞ, which has been producing wagons for 80 years in Sivas, will start the production of 600 wagons after the protocol it will make with Azerbaijan. The wagons produced by TÜDEMSAŞ will continue to serve on Turkish and European Railways. Azerbaijan had requested 36 freight wagon prototypes from TÜDEMSAŞ for an order of 2 million dollars. Currently, work is being done on freight wagons. After the prototypes produced successfully pass the tests, an agreement will be made between the two countries at the point of wagon production. Following the contract to be signed between Azerbaijan and Turkey in the coming days, serial wagon production will start in Sivas.
Turkey and Azerbaijan were connected to each other by railway with Baku Tbilisi Kars project. TÜDEMSAŞ produces 700 wagons annually. TÜDEMSAŞ will start production in double shifts with the new order. Thus, additional employment will be provided. TÜDEMSAŞ will continue to ship to Poland, Austria and Germany this year.” used the phrases.