Balıkesir, Eskişehir & Samsun Logistic Centers
What is a Logistic Center?
The Logistic Centers are the heart of modern railway freight transportation since they are implemented close to an effective road and/or a maritime transport connection, and their area is generally in an industrial zone to facilitate the material loading/unloading. The Logistic Centers that we have worked on are located in Gökköy for Balıkesir (road), Hasanbey for Eskişehir (road) and Gelemen for Samsun (road and maritime). The Turkish State Railways are currently expanding the number of Logistic Centers all across the country, because besides the advantage of such Logistic Center, they contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of each region that they are implemented in.
We have worked on 2 different Logistic Projects. The first one was Samsun Logistic Center (one of the first Logistic Center of Turkey) which we started to work on end of 2007 and was completed by middle of 2009. The second one regrouped both Balıkesir and Eskişehir, and started in December 2016 and was completed by March 2018. We provided some workshop equipment for the maintenance of the rolling stock assets (locomotives, freight cars and passenger coaches) taking place in those Logistic Centers. The total number of machines delivered for both of these projects was 18 (including foundations civil works), and their total budget was over 10.000.000,00 €.
Samsun – Gelemen Logistic Center
The Samsun – Gelemen Logistic Center contains 4 equipment which are used for works on a single locomotive or wagon. For the maintenance of locomotives, the following was delivered: a 4 x 40 tons Lifting Jacks System to lift a locomotive in order to take out the bogies, an Exhaust Fume Extraction System for when locomotive engine is working, and a Sand Filling System to avoid skid of locomotives. For the maintenance of wagons, a 4 x 25 tons Lifting Jacks System was delivered.
Balıkesir – Gökköy Logistic Center
The Balıkesir – Gökköy Logistic Center contains 8 equipment which are used for works on a single locomotive or wagon. The following systems were delivered: a CNC Tandem Under-Floor Wheel Lathe for the cut of wheels, a Locomotive Turntable to reverse a locomotive, a 4 x 40 tons Lifting Jacks System for locomotives, a 4 x 25 tons Lifting Jacks System for wagons, an Exhaust Fume Extraction System, a Mobile Brake Test Equipment, and 2 Rail/Road Shunters of different load capacities.
Eskişehir – Hasanbey Logistic Center
The Eskişehir – Hasanbey Logistic Center contains 6 equipment which are used for works on a single locomotive or wagon. The following systems were delivered: an Automatic Train External Body Washing Plant (usable for complete trains), an Exhaust Fume Extraction System, a Mobile Brake Test Equipment, and 3 Rail/Road Shunters (one being used for pulling trains in the Automatic Train External Body Washing Plant) of different load capacities.