Körfez Ulaştırma, a subsidiary of Tüpraş, received the first two EuroDual hybrid locomotives from the railway rolling stock company Stadler.
The Turkish-made electric train will start running trials in August 2021, and by the end of the year it will switch to passenger transportation after passing certification, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said during a visit to the Turkish Railway Vehicles Industry Inc.
The high-speed railway line Ankara-Sivas will be launched in June 2021. Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey Enver Iskurt announced that the construction of the Ankara-Sivas high-speed line is at the final stage.
Siemens Mobility has completed the delivery of high-speed trains for operation in Turkey. After Siemens completes the delivery of the Velaro Turkey high-speed trains ahead of schedule, the entire Velaro fleet is expected to be available for commercial services from June 2021.
Signaling tests on high-speed railway section began in TurkeyTurkey is testing the ETCS Level-1 signaling system on Konya-Karaman high-speed traffic section.