The TLM6V185 type diesel engine, which is produced nationally, was introduced on Sunday, February 19, 2017 in a program organized at TÜLOMSAŞ Engine Factory.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Mr. Ahmet ARSLAN and a large number of guests attended to this Program.
Our Minister Mr. Ahmet ARSLAN said “Our Turkish Locomotive and Engine Company Inc. does not stop” and added:
"In parallel to our truly developing and accelerating country, TULOMSAS develops itself very quickly. We are doing very important works”.
He said “We will produce the High Speed Train ourselves both nationally and locally and we will not contented with using this HST in our country. We will export to the geographical region where our country is located and even to the whole world.”
“TULOMSAS will produce 16 pcs High Speed Train Sets with local and national failities.”
"TÜLOMSAŞ says, 'I can not be satisfied with that either. I become an engine manufacturer in the railway sector”. Our workmates also believe as much as we do. While purchasing the new 96 HST set, within the scope of industrial cooperation program, we put the relevant clause to our specification especially for technology to come to our country and the production of HST sets in Turkey. We will purchase the first 20 pcs from external sources, then gradually TÜLOMSAS will take more place in the production and the last 16 will be 100% self-manufactured. TÜLOMSAŞ has manufactured many locomotives up to now. We have not restricted ourselves to using these locomotives on our country's railways.
"We came to a capacity that could produce 1 engine in 3 days".
Referring to TULOMSAS 's production of a new diesel engine, ARSLAN said, "In particular TULOMSAS has produced a new diesel engine. 850 horsepower and completely national and domestic produced. Today you see the prototype. But it does not stay with this, and the final tests finished. From now on, it will be presented to usage. The important thing was to achieve this primitive. After this success, it will continue. This diesel engine has been produced with 6 cylinders and is now available for service. This 6-cylinder diesel engine at about 700 kW was able to pass all tests and arrive at the delivery stage. Commercialization of the engine is of course as important as production. We will commercialize this engine to make it sustainable. From here, we can give it to use of the industry. TULOMSAS has become able to produce it in mass production now. When we receive the order, we come to a capacity that can produce 1 engine per week, in the case of a little more order intensity, 1 engine in three days.” he said.
Minister ARSLAN took a souvenir photo with Turkey’s first local automobile “DEVRİM / REVOLUTION” after his speech.
"16-cylinder diesel engine of the TLM16V185 type with a locality ratio exceeding 85%”
· It is the first National engine of our country in terms of power and feature.
· It will be able to meet the small engine concept that has been asked intensively at the event of "Maritime Days", which our company participates in.
· It will be used in railway shunting locomotives.
· It will also create a synergy for defense industry projects such as tank engines.
· It can be used as a generator set in the energy sector