Turkey's First Very High Speed ​​Train Siemens Velaro is on the Road

Siemens Velaro
Photo: Siemens Mobility

Siemens is the company that won the tender for seven very high-speed trains to TCDD and will undertake the technical maintenance works of the trains, each costing 285 million Euros, for seven years. High speed trains are expected to be used in Istanbul - Ankara and Ankara - Konya lines.

Siemens Rail Systems Division director Jochen Eickholt, "that makes large investments into the future with this rail system sales for Siemens Turkey is the meaning of the entrance to the market." said. While TCDD makes big investments in railway networks, it aims to lay 2020 thousand kilometers of high-speed train rails for 10. In the framework of this target it is expected to give Turkey a total of 180 pieces of high-speed train order.

He is brought to Turkey for the first train railways under this contract RayHaber 471 003 is the first of the 7 set, which is connected to the German Railways Schenker Rail Romania locomotive. The first train to be given to TCDD was originally produced for DB of German Railways, so the train is covered with white lane and the logo of TCDD appears on it. The video was taken at Kelenföld Station in Budapest, Romania. RayHaber YouTube It is also shared.



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