Road Tests of the National Electric Train Set to Begin at the End of August

factory tests of the national electric train set started
factory tests of the national electric train set started

Turkey's first indigenous design and production process of the national electric train set was completed. With the ceremony held in Sakarya TÜVASAŞ, factory tests of the train, which was put on the tracks, began. Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank stated that the factory tests of the national electric train started and said, “National train sets will enter the service of our nation during the year according to the state of the tests. The next goal is to produce High Speed ​​Train sets that reach over 200 kilometers per hour locally and nationally. ” said.


Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu noted that the domestic and national electric train will be put on the rails at the end of the year, "We will start passenger transportation in a short time." used the expression.

Turkey Wagon Industry AŞ (TÜVASAŞ) local and national resources to design and manufacture complete factory testing of the domestic electric trains, began with a ceremony held in Sakarya. The program, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu, Sakarya Governor Cetin Oktay sidewalk, Deputy Minister Mehmet Fatih Kacar, TÜVASAŞ Inc. General Manager Ilhan Kocaarslan and the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Ali Ihsan appropriate with the participation It was performed.

DOMESTIC AND NATIONAL ELECTRIC TRAIN

Minister Varank, in his speech at the ceremony, stated that the tests of the national electric train started today, “According to the state of the tests, the national train sets will enter the service of our nation during the year. The next goal is to produce High Speed ​​Train sets that exceed 200 kilometers locally and nationally. The competencies gained in the national electric train project will make things much easier in the development of the high-speed train. ” spoke in the form.

ROAD TESTS AUGUST

Pointing out that after the factory tests, road tests will be carried out on domestic and national electric trains at the end of August, Varank said, “Our train has been on the tracks at the end of May, and factory tests are being started as of today.” said.

PRIDE TABLE

Pointing out that the national electric train is a table of pride in every respect, Varank said, “Thanks to the aluminum body production, painting and sandblasting facilities put into operation last year, we have reached this level today. This train, designed for intercity travel, can be produced at a 20 percent more affordable cost than its imported counterparts. But more importantly, what makes us very happy is the high localization rate achieved. A tremendous synergy has been achieved with the suppliers. ” found in the description.

ANNUAL MARKET VOLUME 160 BILLION EUROS

Explaining that the annual market volume of the rail systems sector is around 160 billion euros, Minister Varank said, “We aim to make our country a global player in this sector, which is expected to grow rapidly in the coming period. In the next 10 years, we will spend 15 billion euros on rail systems. ” used the expression.

SUPPORT TO RAIL SYSTEMS

Stating that they provide and will continue to provide serious support to the rail systems sector, Varank said, “In 2015, we launched the first national electric maneuver locomotive developed by TCDD and its affiliates with TÜBİTAK institutes. Thus, we have completely eliminated our country's dependence on abroad in maneuver locomotives. ” he spoke.

RAIL TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES INSTITUTE

Minister Varank stated that they aimed to bring the first national outline locomotive with 2017 kilowatts with another project, which was launched in October 5000, in 2022, by establishing the Rail Transport Technologies Institute under the partnership of TÜBİTAK and TCDD, and developing the technologies that meet their own needs and then developed them. He said becoming a country exporting technologies.

COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Pointing to the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, Varank said, “Projects that inspire and excite us in the fields of diagnostic kits, vaccination and medicine are continuing. We have factories opened even during the epidemic period, and entrepreneurs who bravely pursue new businesses. ” he spoke.

AT THE RAIL AT THE END OF THE YEAR

Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu said that at the end of this year, domestic and national electric train will be put on the tracks, “We will start passenger transportation in a short time. We are determined to continue our leap forward with the production of our domestic and national vehicles in railway technology. Our goal is to become Turkey's rail system is an important tool in the production centers. " he spoke.

NAVIGATOR SAFETY IN THE FORWARD

Explaining that domestic and national train sets are produced with an operating speed of 160 kilometers per hour and a design speed of 176 kilometers, Karaismailoğlu said, “It has the characteristics to meet the demands and expectations at a high level in terms of passenger satisfaction and comfort, especially in the safety of navigation. The total seat capacity of a set of 5 vehicles is 324 and two of them are reserved for disabled passengers. ” said.

160 KILOMETER / HOUR SPEED

The first tests of the train in Sakarya, road trials will start in August. ASELSAN produced the continuity component with the control system of the train with a capacity of 324 passengers. The national electric train will be able to reach 160 kilometers per hour.

National Electric Train Rail Launch Ceremony

Answers to Questions About National Electric Train

National electric train 5-vehicle train set has a capacity of 324 passengers. Two of these are for disabled passengers. The energy consumption of our train set is 6 KW / hour per km. It consumes 20 percent less energy than similar train sets. For details Click here...




Turkey Wagon Industry Corporation (TÜVASAŞ) produced by the National Electric Train Factory Test Kit Ceremony, the company Sakarya, was held at the factory in Adapazari. The local rate of the prototype sets is 60 percent. When the national electric train sets start mass production, they will be produced with 80 percent locality. For details Click here...




The National Electric Train Set, which is also intended to be exported to the European Union countries by 2023, manufactured by TÜRASAŞ, was designed and manufactured in TSI standards. Our national train will be used on all electric lines for conventional passenger transportation. In addition, the speed of the train, which can be integrated into suburban systems, is from 160 km / h. 200 km / hwas removed to. For the technical specifications of the train Click here...




The National Electric Train Set, which is also intended to be exported to the European Union countries by 2023, manufactured by TÜRASAŞ, was designed and manufactured in TSI standards. The speed of the train is from 160 km / h. 200 km / hwas removed to. For the technical specifications of the train Click here...




The National Electric Train Set, which is also intended to be exported to the European Union countries by 2023, manufactured by TÜRASAŞ, was designed and manufactured in TSI standards. The speed of the train was increased from 160 km / h to 200 km / h. For the technical specifications of the train Click here...




Made significant progress for the domestic production of critical technologies and national defense industries in various sectors including Turkey, the determination on this issue was further enhanced with the 2020 Annual Investment Program. The decisions regarding the “National Electric Train Set” project included in the Program constitute a remarkable example of this will. The Program, which has started a new era in terms of locality and nationality in rail transportation systems, will take further developments such as supporting the domestic industry, reducing technological competence in the areas needed, reducing foreign dependency, and achieving serious economic gains.


The national electric train, which was put on the tracks by TÜRASAŞ on 29 June 2020, was redesigned to reach a speed of 200 km / h. For details Click here...



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