Turkiye: The national operator TCDD received the first two five-car trains after TSI certification.
Turkiye: The locomotive was presented at the state-owned TÜRASAŞ plant in Eskişehir.
Germany: An investigation of SWR, a German public broadcasting corporation, led to allegations that the company had broken the law. Siemens denies the accusation.
Turkey: The plans of the TCDD national railway operator to procure rolling stock from the state-owned Türasaş were announced during the General assembly of the country's parliament.
Turkey: The TCDD operator is going to put first 3 trains into operation this year. The EMUs were manufactured by the state-owned Türasaş. It is announced that vehicles meet European TSI standards and is localized by 75%.