Very High Speed ​​Train Tender - Ankara Konya High Speed ​​Train Line 6 High Speed ​​Train Set Purchase Tender

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Very high-speed train tender: The tender to include the purchase of 6 units of very high-speed trains on the Ankara-Konya High-Speed ​​Train Line, the 4 firm was bidding, while the lowest bid came from the Chinese company CNR with the 263 million 510 thousand 757.

The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Directorate, Ankara-Konya High Speed ​​Train (YHT) to meet the growing demand in the line and the number 6 order to increase the number of flights in very high-speed train set purchase in the tender, including the 4 firm offer, while the lowest The offer came from the Chinese company CNR with the 263 million 510 thousand 757 dollars.

Within the scope of the Ankara-Konya High Speed ​​Train Line Development Project, TCDD was awarded the 5 units with 6 spare parts and 1 pieces simulator and 7 yearly maintenance-cleaning and cleaning services with XNUMX reserves.

The tender, which was postponed twice before, was held in the TCDD meeting room under the commission chairmanship of Turgut Fabric, Head of the TCDD Material Department. 2 bids were received from the Chinese CNR company, German Siemens company, French Alstom company and Canadian Bombardier and Italian Ansaldo. In the tender, the Chinese firm CNR made the lowest bid with 4 million 263 thousand 510 dollars.

Tender, Siemens 244 million 907 thousand 795 euros, Ansaldo-Bombardier 317 million 45 thousand 700 euro, Alstom 388 million 859 thousand 32 offered in euros bid.

The tender commission will determine the most appropriate proposal by evaluating many criteria such as number of seats, energy cost. Following the approval of the TCDD Board of Directors, the tender will be finalized.

A loan request from the Islamic Development Bank was requested by the General Directorate of TCDD for the financing of the Railway Modernization Project. 5 year-long maintenance-cleaning and cleaning with 6 pieces very high-speed train set and 1 pieces simulator with 7 reserves of a portion of the said loan. It was planned to be used for service purchase.


Train sets that are already used in Ankara-Konya YHT line are capable of driving at maximum 300 speed per hour and run at 250 speed per hour.

The new train sets will have a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour and will be operated at an operating speed of 300 kilometers per hour.

1 hours 30 time between the two provinces, Ankara-Sincan between the services will be put into service by the completion of the Baskentray 1 hour 20 minutes, the hourly speed of 350 YHT sets into the commissioning of the 1 hour 15 minutes will be minutes.

The YHT flights between Ankara and Konya started with a mutual 8 voyage, and the demand for 14 was launched in December last year to meet the increasing demand. Then, with the addition of two additional flights, a daily mutual 16 expedition will take place and the number of voyages will increase to 30.

Following the completion of the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line, the number of reciprocal flights is planned to reach 40.

New train sets to be operated in Ankara-Konya YHT line will have 480 seat capacity.


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