Siemens set to deliver 10 high-speed trains to Turkey by 2020
Siemens Mobility Transport Systems is set to deliver 10 high-speed trains to Turkey by 2020, according to Daily Sabah.
Currently in production, the first train is expected to be in operation by the end of this year. Speaking to journalists at the Eurasia Rail, Siemens Mobility chairman Rasim Cüneyt Genç said that the company had been operating in rail systems in terms of both infrastructure and vehicles.
Indicating that the company has undertaken many projects in Turkey's transport industry, Genç said: “We are the company offering the greatest number of solutions regarding tunnel electronic mechanics and regarding finished projects in Turkey. Electronic mechanics of 25 percent of all tunnels have been developed by our company. We also have electronic mechanical solutions on Osman Gazi and Yavuz Sultan Selim bridges.”
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With a long history in Turkey, they provide smart traffic systems and electromechanical control solutions on highways.
The trains are set to operate at speeds of 300 kilometers or more per hour, as well as the company receiving an order for 10 high-speed trains that are currently in the production stage.