Turkey: operation of electric trains of domestic production begins

The Turkish production electric train will make the first flight on Saturday, May 27. The composition with passengers will go from the Adapazar (Sakarya) station at 20.10 local time.

This was announced by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey Adil Karaismailille.

The Minister recalled that the first domestic electric train manufactured by Türasaş (Türkiye Raylı Sistem Araçları Sanayiii A.ş.) was transferred to the National railway station “Turkish State Railway” (TCDD) on April 27 during the official ceremony in the Sakary.

Karaismailoglla noted that comfortable conditions have been created for passengers of the electric train, they will be offered tea, coffee and soft drinks on the trip.

Speaking about the characteristics of the electric train, the head of the department noted that it was made completely at the expense of domestic capabilities.

The locomotive can accelerate to 160 km per hour, depending on the needs of the locomotive, 3, 4, 5 or 6 wagons can be attached, the number of seats – 324, he noted.

electric trains have a TSI certificate necessary for work in Turkey and the European Union countries, added to the karasmailille.

railway trains of Turkish production are equipped with Wi-Fi, kitchens, two wagons for people with disabilities, a mother and child’s room.