Kamuran Yazıcı, General Manager of TCDD Tasimacilik AS, stated that the high-speed train sets, which they received the first, will serve section by section starting from February 2020 and said, “Thus, the number of daily YHT flights from 44 to 76 and the number of passengers carried in 2020 We aim to increase 10 million 200 thousand to 2021 million in 14. ” said.
The printer, which produces the YHT sets Siemens of the delivery ceremony held on November 13, 2019 on the premises in Düsseldorf, Germany, Turkey, which in the process of integration with the European Union, 2003 balanced with rail priority transport policy followed since and transportation infrastructure facilities that complement each other said he intended to
Kamuran Yazıcı stated that the YHT operation, which started with the commissioning of the Ankara-Eskişehir high-speed railway line in 2009, continued with Ankara-Konya in 2011, Eskişehir-Konya in 2013 and Eskişehir-Istanbul and Konya-Istanbul lines in 2014.
Explaining that more than 52 million passengers have been hosted in YHT so far and 98% of the passengers' satisfaction rate has been written, Yazıcı said, “High-speed train management, which has a passenger capacity of 213 to 22 thousand per day in a total of 25 kilometers of YHT network, with 19 YHT sets it is carried out. " he spoke.
Yazıcı pointed out that the need for YHT sets will increase with the commissioning of high-speed railway lines, which are still under construction, especially in Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-İzmir, and said, “The number of voyages will be increased with the set supplied by Siemens and we received the first one today. " used the expression.
Yazıcı, who stated that the high speed train set received will be put into service after February 2020, after the test drives, said, “Thus, the number of daily YHT flights from 44 to 76 and the number of passengers carried by 2020 to 10 million 200 thousand, 2021 '. We aim to increase to 14 million. ” he spoke.
“We will not waste your trust”
Albrecht Neumann, the world president of Siemens Rail Systems, stated that the YHT operation should be carried out in accordance with certain rules.
Neumann noted that YHTs help the economic development of countries by connecting cities, and said, "The high-speed trains delivered by TCDD Tasimacilik AS will provide the highest level of comfort to passengers." said.
Neumann emphasized the importance of 12 YHT sets produced by TCDD Tasimacilik AS for Siemens and said the trains in question are excellent in terms of performance.
yht speed of 300 kilometers per hour can Neumann stated that, after completion of the test vehicles will be removed from the road to go to Turkey, he said.
Turkey has given them YHT sets that expressed the confidence index of the order Neumann, "We promise we will not disappoint your trust. We always want to be your partner in this production process. We will be there whenever you need. ” he spoke.
Following the speeches, the first of the 12 train set, which was produced by Siemens, was delivered.