Minister Turhan Investigated Production Stages of Electric National Train Project; TÜVASAŞ General Manager and Chairman Prof.Dr. Minister Turhan met with İlhan Kocaarslan at the door by TÜVASAŞ Protocol and examined the production stages of the Electric National Train (EMU) project on site and received information from the managers.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan's Sakarya program began with a visit to the Metropolitan Municipality. Minister Turhan then visited the AKP Provincial Presidency. After the meeting closed to the press, Minister Turhan passed to TÜVASAŞ in a press release. Turhan, TÜVASAŞ General Manager. Dr. İlhan Kocaarslan and TÜVASAŞ employees. General Manager Kocaarslan briefed Minister Turhan and the protocol about TÜVASAŞ. Then Turhan and the protocol visited the TÜVASAŞ factory and received information about the work done by General Manager Kocaarslan. Kocaarslan, the latest situation in the electric national train project told.
NATIONAL ELECTRIC TRAIN SET
TÜVASAŞ, the first National and Domestic Electric Train Set design works have been completed, and the National Train has started to be manufactured with local facilities. The National Train produced in TÜVASAŞ is designed with an aluminum body and aims to be the first in this feature. The 160-vehicle set with a speed of 5 km / h with high comfort features is designed in accordance with the intercity travel. In addition, the National Train is designed to meet all the needs of disabled passengers.
The National Electric Train Set, which is targeted to be exported to European Union countries since 2023, is designed in TSI standards and its speed has been increased from 160 km / h to 200 km / h.