High-speed with the train (YHT) is a fast, comfortable and safe ride facilities offering the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), renews the train in conventional lines.
According to information received from TCDD officials, TCDD plans to continue its investment move in recent years by renewing its vehicle fleet. Instead of long-distance locomotive-wagon operation concept, TCDD starts to operate advanced technology diesel train sets.
YHT lines into service and the quality of service with a significant increase in the number of passengers on railways, conventional lines, also decided to renew the trains. TCDD, which has solved the infrastructure problems in the first place, will change the concept of locomotive-wagon train operation to 2015 to provide better quality service to passengers.
The 188 train set, consisting of the 50 vehicle, will gradually be in railway traffic until 2015. In order to provide maximum passenger comfort, fully automatic air-conditioning, electronically-controlled automatic doors and braking systems will be used in the latest technology.
Afyon-Eskişehir, İzmir-Ödemiş-Tire, İzmir-Söke, İzmir-Denizli, Afyon-Denizli, Afyon-Burdur, Konya-Afyon, Konya-Karaman, Kurtalan-Diyarbakır, Batman-Diyarbakır and Gaziantep-Nusaybin Train Sets (DMU) will work.
Aircraft comfort comes to regional routes
Trains that provide safe, fast, convenient and comfortable travel can make maximum 140 speed per hour. On the trains, there will be an information system by airplane type seats and LCD screens that the passenger can adjust as he wishes. The vehicles will be equipped with 3 seats with 196 sets and 4 seats with 256 seats.
Each train set will have a double-sided control cabinet. Fully automatic air conditioning to ensure maximum passenger comfort, UIC-compliant electronic doors and braking system in accordance with the requirements of the latest technology will be used in vehicles.
TCDD, which will produce the train sets itself, will contribute to the development of the domestic industry and renew its fleet.
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr