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Spects of new HSTs announced


The spects of high speed train sets are announced.

The 96 HSTs (20 will be imported and rest will be produced in Turkey) shall have following spects:

  • Min speed of 250 km/s
  • ETCS level 1 and 2
  • Regeneration
  • Min 470 seats
  • Min 90 seats (2 cars) for business class
  • Restaurant with min 16 seat, snack bar with min 8 seat capacity

Cover Photo: Steve Hobson ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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