Turkey to launch E1000 Type Electric Locomotive in November

Turkey-freighMinister of Science, Industry and Technology Fikri Işık announced that Turkish State Railways (TCDD) has developed a one-megawatt-power electric locomotive, E1000 Type Electric Locomotive, to meet its shunting and short-haul load-carrying needs and that it will begin operating in November.
Işık also said that after a certain while, Turkey will become one of the leading countries of the world in terms of rail systems.
“We are planning to put 70 shunting locomotives and 110 high-speed trains on tracks by 2023. We have produced a prototype of an electric locomotive and managed its test drive successfully,” he added.
Source: www.dailysabah.com

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