Siemens high-speed train set to begin production this month: the first of seven high-speed train sets will produce for TCDD bringing Turkey German technology giant Siemens, this month begins the production of the remaining 7 train.
Siemens, the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) will produce for 7 had delivered the first of his speed train sets last year. When the company started production of the remaining trains, it became a matter of curiosity.
Do not want the company name to be disclosed sözcüSü, in a statement to the AA correspondent, said, “The production of the new trains will begin in June. However, it may take two or three months to get some design impression. "There is no obstacle to start this project in June."
Expressing that the new YHTs to be produced will be made at the factory in Krefeld, a port city in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state. sözcüstated that the first painted body will appear within 2-3 months.
TCDD Siemens in June last year, the company decided that in order to enter a market that emphasizes not mean that hope in rail transport in Turkey sözcü“The related contract includes the maintenance of these trains for the next 7 years. The trains will be in the official color of TCDD and will be designed to speed up to 300 kilometers per hour ”.
The company that stated that the said YHTs will mainly carry passengers between Istanbul-Ankara and Ankara-Konya. sözcüSü noted that according to the latest plans of TCDD, the passenger service for trains will be completed in 2017.
SözcüRegarding the cost of these HRCs, ilişkin A concrete order value for trains was not officially announced. However, depending on the technical and power equipment except for the service, a price in the range 30-35 million is being considered Ancak.
On the other hand, TCDD General Directorate in February of this year as a result of the voting made the decision to paint turquoise first YHT set. In order to determine the color of the train sets, the highest vote among the 8 option was announced by the Anadolu Agency by the former Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, who received the turquoise color model.