TCDD General Directorate, Ankara-Konya High Speed Train (YHT) line in order to meet the increasing demand and to increase the number of high-speed train set to increase the number of six high-speed train auction, was postponed to November 6. Within the scope of the Ankara-Konya High Speed Train Line Development Project, TCDD was awarded the 5 units with 6 spare parts and 1 pieces simulator and 7 yearly maintenance-cleaning and cleaning services with 10 reserves. The tender, which was announced to be held in 6 in October, was postponed to 2012 November XNUMX date upon request from the companies.
New sets will be faster
The train sets currently used in the Ankara-Konya YHT line are capable of a maximum of 300 kilometers per hour and are operated at an operating speed of 250 kilometers per hour. The new train sets will have a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour and will be operated at an operating speed of 300 kilometers per hour.
1 will land at 15 hour
1 hours 30 time between the two provinces, Ankara-Sincan between the services will be put into service by the completion of the Baskentray 1 hour 20 minutes, the hourly speed of 350 YHT sets into the commissioning of the 1 hour 15 minutes will be minutes. YHT flights between Ankara and Konya started with a mutual 8 voyage, and the demand was extended to 14 in December last year to meet the growing demand. Then, with the addition of two additional flights, a daily mutual 16 expedition will take place and the number of voyages will increase to 30. After the completion of the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line, the number of reciprocal flights is planned to reach 40.