TÜVASAŞ and ASELSAN Will Work Together for National Electric Train Production

Aselsan will work with Tuvasas for national electric train production
Aselsan will work with Tuvasas for national electric train production

An agreement was signed between TÜVASAŞ and ASELSAN, where the National Electric Train Set will be built within the scope of the '12 Investment Program' published on 2020 February 11 and prepared in line with the 2020th Development Plan objectives. According to this agreement, ASELSAN will produce critical equipment in the production of National Train.


Prepared in line with the 2020th Development Plan targets within the scope of the 11 Investment Program; Since 2020, additional High Speed ​​Train Set from abroad can not be obtained and the required train sets Turkey Wagon Industry Co. It was decided to be produced in (TÜVASAŞ). In line with the decision of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it was decided that TÜVASAŞ, which produces domestic and national production, will support domestic companies.

National Electric Train Sets Will Be Completed This Year

It was learned that ASELSAN will support the National Electric Train Set, which was completed by the design and production works of TÜVASAŞ after the announcement of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan, who stated that the prototype of the National Electric Train Sets will be completed on the rails this year. Within the scope of the new agreement, it has been learned that ASELSAN's National Electric Train Sets will produce the engine and electronic components locally. Speaking about the project, Cemal Yaman, President of the Railroad-Business Union Branch, said: “Within the scope of public investments in 2020, 45 Electric Train Sets will be produced by the General Directorate of TÜVASAŞ. This is a huge investment for us and it is important for the future of TÜVASAŞ. I would like to thank our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his support and the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan and TÜRK-İŞ GENERAL President Ergün Atalay and TÜVASAŞ General Manager İlhan Kocaaslan.

TÜVASAŞ continues to design the first National and Domestic Electric Train Sets, and is preparing to manufacture Milli Tren with domestic facilities. The National Train manufactured 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.

Technical Specifications of National Electric Train Set

  • Max Speed: 160 km / h
  • Vehicle Body: Aluminum
  • Rail Clearance: 1435mm
  • Axle Load: <18 tone
  • Exterior Doors: Electromechanical Door
  • Forehead Wall Doors: Electromechanical Door
  • Bogie: Driven bogie and non-bogie bogie on every vehicle
  • Curve Radius: 150 metres.Minimum
  • Gauge: EN 15273-2 G1
  • Drive System: AC / AC, IGBT / IGCT
  • Passenger Information: PA / PIS, CCTV
  • Number of Passengers: 322 + 2 PRM
  • Lighting system: LED
  • Air Conditioning System: EN 50125-1, T3 Class
  • Power source: 25kV, 50 Hz
  • Outdoor Temperature: 25 ° C / + 45 ° C
  • TSI Compliance: TSI LOCErPAS - TSI PRM - TSI NOI
  • Number of Toilets: Vacuum Type Toilet System 4 Standard + 1 Universal (PRM) Toilet
  • Draw Frame Package: Automatic Coupling (Type 10) Semi Automatic Coupling


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