The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Directorate, Ankara-Konya High Speed Train (YHT) meet the increasing demand in line and to increase the number of scheduled flights, previously announced to be held on November 6, 6 too high to get the fast train set The tender he opened was postponed to 16 November.
TCDD, within the scope of Ankara-Konya High Speed Train Line Development Project, with the 5 backups with a high speed train set and a simulator with 6 backups, 7 has been tendered for a year-long maintenance-cleaning and cleaning service.
According to the information, which was previously announced in October 10, 6 tender on Nov. deferred demand from companies, though the date has been postponed to November 16 2012 at the request of the company.
A loan request was made by the Islamic Development Bank to finance the Railway Modernization Project by the General Directorate of TCDD, 5-year maintenance-repair and cleaning with 6 very high-speed train sets and 1 simulator along with 7 percent backups of a part of the loan in question. service was planned to be used for the purchase.
The tender will be received from the tenderers in a closed envelope. The tender will be held in accordance with the international competition open tender and post-qualification procedures specified in the Guidelines for the Procurement of Goods and Works in accordance with the Islamic Development Bank Financing. The tender shall be open to all bidders from eligible countries as specified in this guidance.
The tenderers must meet the minimum qualification criteria specified in the tender document in order to be eligible for the tender. In these criteria, "the willingness of the last 7 years (2005-2011) each have at least have experience in two similar contracts 180 euros worth and at least one to have successfully completed entirely from these agreements" wanted condition.
Bidders will be able to obtain the complete tender file prepared in Turkish and English sets by paying 10 thousand liras from TCDD General Directorate with a written application.
Bids will be opened on the 16 November 2012, in front of the bidders' representatives and participants.
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 hour and 30 minutes travel time between the two provinces will be put into service between Ankara and Sincan.
YHT flights between Ankara and Konya started with 8 reciprocal flights, and in order to meet the increasing demand, it was increased to 14 mutual flights in December last year. With the addition of two trips added later, the number of trips will increase to 16 in the first place with the introduction of new sets, on the lines that are currently 30 mutual daily trips.
After the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line is completed and put into service, the number of mutual voyages is planned to reach 40.
New train sets to be operated in Ankara-Konya YHT line will have 480 seat capacity.
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