Certifer Türkiye has been selected as Designated Body by Stadler for the EuroDual locomotive to operate in Turkey.
EuroDual locomotive is a high-tech hybrid locomotive, which is currently operating in various European countries, designed for mixed transportation, including passenger and freight.
Körfez Ulasim, a subsidiary of Tüpraş dedicated to railway transportation signed an agreement with Stadler in 2019 for 7 hybrid locomotives of EuroDual type.
Later in order to get the first authorisation for operation in Turkey, a contract for the DeBo activities was signed between Stadler Rail Valencia S.A.U and Certifer Türkiye at the end of 2019.
Within the scope of the contract, Certifer Türkiye started to work and 7 locomotives are planned to be completed and put into operation in November 2021.
Stadler has chosen Certifer Group who also assessed these Rolling stocks in various different countries (France, Belgium,...).