Turkey's new Very High Speed ​​Train

📩 14/06/2019 17:04

That Turkey's new Very High Speed ​​Train: 7 Turkey ordered by the latter from a very high speed train sets it was delivered to the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways. The train with a capacity of 519 passengers can speed up to 300 kilometers per hour. With the last delivery, the YHT fleet increased to 14.

The second one of the new very high-speed train sets built by TCDD General Directorate for German Siemens was delivered. Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-İzmir YHT lines and Konya-Karaman and Bursa-Bilecik high speed train lines to be used by TCDD General Directorate with Ankara-Konya, Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Istanbul and Istanbul-Konya lines and 31 May 2013 With the dated contract, 7 very high-speed trains were ordered by the German company Siemens. HT 80000 series Velaro D type train set, which was provided by TCDD in order to meet the passenger demands, started to operate on the Ankara-Konya YHT line as of 23 May 2015. The second of the very high speed train sets built by Siemens was delivered.


These train sets, which have the highest standards among the examples in the world, are among the best available vehicles in terms of comfort, safety equipment, travel and vehicle features. The most important difference of these train sets from other train sets is that they enter the very high speed train group and they reach 300 speed per hour. Other high-speed train sets can drive up to 250 per hour.
The remaining 5 very high-speed train sets are planned to be delivered to TCDD until the end of October.


In the very high speed train sets, a total of 45 passengers capacity, including 4 first class, 3 business class compartments (12 seats), 424 of them each with a capacity of 36 passengers, 2 economy class, 519 seating capacity restaurants, XNUMX wheelchair locations. It features.
In the new train sets, passenger information systems in the carriage ceilings, passenger entertainment systems (armrest-type displays in the 1. include phones.


The lieri technology train sets reaching Ankara are equipped with high security systems as in the existing high speed train sets. It also stands out as the most comprehensive among all YHT sets in the world with its passenger entertainment system in the train set. Train set deliveries to Turkey "Next stop Turkey" (Next stop Turkey "was delivered by post. At the end of this year after the train set tests, but can enter the business. After the road alignment and tests done, but the sets will begin carrying passengers in TCDD fleet. With delivery of the last set of turkey ' The number of high-speed trains in was 14. At the end of the year, the number will increase to 5 with the delivery of 19.


As a result of the questionnaire on the TCDD web page about the colors of the sets, 8 was chosen as turquoise from different colors and manufactured accordingly.

The new train sets, which are assertive about security, have comprehensive safety and security systems, including vehicle safety and train control system. Any negativity that will affect the safety of navigation in the vehicle is taken automatically by the system in case of necessary measures.

Velaro D series is a very high-speed train sets (HT 80000 series), the German railway operator, produced for the WB, which is equipped with multiple systems, France, one can be operated train set in England and Belgium, and ready to sent to Turkey.


  1. These two YHT sets can be operated at a speed of 300 km / h and by giving siancan Polatlı stops, they can support Izmir blue trains departing from Konya and Eskişehir. Thus, the Ankara-Izmir travel time is also shortened.

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