Bay Yunusu makes its first voyage

Bay Yunusu made its first voyage: The first of 40 new train sets named Gulf Yunusu, whose tests were completed by İZBAN in İzmir, said hello to the people of İzmir on Saturday and carried its first passengers.

The first of 40 new EMU train sets, named Bay Dolphin of İZBAN, completed the trial runs and went on the line shortly before the schools were opened. The Bay Dolphin made its first voyage on Saturday at 13.02 between Menemen-Cumaovası. The new set of İZBAN, which sailed in two series consisting of 6 wagons, took its place on the rails 6 times on the first day. While the people of Izmir showed great interest in the new sets, they also gained great admiration with the view of the Bay Dolphin.

The tender for the Körfez Dolphin train sets was completed in January 2012. tender kazanThe contract signing ceremony was held in March 2012 with the South Korean company Hyundai Rotem and the production started. The sets, whose production was completed, started to be sent to Adapazarı from South Korea for assembly as of June 2013. The first set of Körfez Dolphin was completed in November 2013 and was sent to the Eskişehir-Ankara High Speed ​​Train line for speed tests. The first of the sets, which started their tests in Izmir in July 2014, went on the rails on Saturday.

Since the project of developing signaling system carried out by TCDD was completed and more frequent train operations were carried out, Körfez Yunusu will now operate in three series in order to transport more passengers at once. Each set will thus reach a passenger capacity of approximately 2 thousand 250. The tests of the other 12 set in İzmir continue. The completed sets will be put into operation immediately, so that the new set of 120 wagons from İZBAN, 40 will be installed. Every one of the Gulf trains is 70 meters long. When three series of operations are performed, this length reaches the 210 meter. Width in meters 2 95 cm, height cm 3 85 meters trains per hour 140 km / h speed can do.

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