The first of the high-speed train (YHT) sets ordered by TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. to German Siemens entered Turkey from Europe via Kapıkule yesterday.
It was announced that the first YHT set, which came under the agreement with German Siemens, will be put into service in domestic flights in 2020. The moments when the new high-speed train set entered from Kapıkule were filmed
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), in 2018, was stuck for 10 YHT hand the German Siemens, in the financing provided by the Islamic Development Bank. In the tender for 312 new high-speed train sets, to which the Islamic Development Bank will provide 10 million euro financing, Siemens was the best bidder.
The 7 high-speed train sets ordered by the German Siemens company were put into service in 2016. 519 passenger trains are able to speed up 300 kilometers per hour.
THE FIRST OF THE TRAIN SETS ENTERED FROM KAPIKULE
Siemens has delivered the first of these sets. The rest will be completed within the time stipulated in the contract YHT sets and will be given to Turkey.