That Turkey's first indigenous Speed Train: TCDD great secrecy for months and meticulously conducted by Turkey's first 'National Express Train concept design details have emerged. National high-speed trains were designed and developed to highlight 'advanced technology' and high comfort, both inside and outside.
According to the information received from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications; With the national YHT, concept design was chosen in the new generation national train. Industrial design work has also been completed. Design work out some details with sources indicating that the selected concept, Turkey said they expect to introduce all aspects of the high-speed train technology.
16 TO BUILD
Along with the existing ones, 106 high-speed train (YHT) planned to be opened in the future and 106 YHT sets to be operated on high-speed train lines were included in the investment program. The first 20 sets of 70 sets of which technical specifications have been completed are planned to be manufactured from abroad and 51 sets with at least 16 percent domestic contribution. TCDD aims to produce the remaining XNUMX YHT sets within the scope of the 'National High Speed Train Project'.
Sources design with the objective of producing a new generation of railway vehicles and technology that started the national railway project of Turkey recalled, "National High Speed Rail Kit scope of this project, Diesel Train Set Electric Train Set and freight wagons will be developed. It is aimed to produce the prototypes with a 51 percent locality rate. After these studies, it is foreseen to increase the localization rate to 2023 percent for 85 ”
TCDD also took action to collect control of the project planning processes and practices in investment activities. In this context, the Company has established a Surveying and Investment Office.
12 QTY QUICK TRAIN RECEIVED
TCDD aims to connect the cities with high population from Ankara, especially Ankara-Istanbul, by high-speed train. In this context, Ankara-Istanbul is expected to be operational in a short time. TCDD has purchased 250 high-speed train sets that can be operated at a speed of 12 km / h for passenger transportation on the opened High Speed Train lines. Contracts of 300 very high-speed train sets that can speed up to 7 km per hour were signed. One of these sets was received, the production works of the others are ongoing.