Turkey's new Very High Speed ​​Train

That Turkey's new Very High Speed ​​Train: the second of very high-speed train sets ordered by Total 7 Turkey was delivered to the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways. The 519 passenger capacity train is able to speed up to 300 per hour. With the final delivery, the YHT fleet is now on 14.

The second of the new high-speed train sets commissioned by the German Siemens company was delivered by the General Directorate of TCDD. Ankara-Konya, Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-İstanbul and İstanbul-Konya lines, which are being constructed by TCDD General Directorate, will be used in Ankara-Sivas, Ankara-İzmir YHT lines and Konya-Karaman and Bursa-Bilecik high-speed train lines. 31 May 2013 German Siemens company 7 ordered a very high speed train. In order to meet the passenger demands, the train set of the HT 80000 series Velaro D type, supplied by TCDD, started its journey on the Ankara-Konya YHT line as of 23 May 2015. Two of the new high-speed train sets built by Siemens were 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 units are scheduled to be delivered to TCDD until the end of October.


45 first class, 4 3 passenger class, 12 seats, 424 seats, 36 seats, 2 seats and 519 seats 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 advanced technology train sets arriving in Ankara are equipped with high security systems like the existing high speed train sets. In addition, the passenger entertainment system in the train set stands out as the most comprehensive of all YHT sets in the world. 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 the delivery of the final set turkey ' The number of high-speed trains increased to 14 at the end of the year with the delivery of 5.


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 the Siancan Polatlı stoppages can be given to İzmir blue trains departing from Eskişehir and Konya. Thus, the travel time of Ankara-Izmir is shortened.