turkish-powerhaul2.jpgGE signed a memorandum of understanding with Tülomsaş in 2008 to form a
strategic partnership to assemble PowerHauls in Turkey for customers in
Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. The two companies signed a
license agreement in December 2009 and last July GE placed an order
with Tülomsaş to build locomotives for the European market from next
 The PowerHaul design made its debut in Britain in 2009 with
Freightliner, which now has 11 class 70 locomotives in service with a
further 19 on order.