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HST tender postponed to April

The 96-high-speed-train-sets pre-qualification tender, which was announced as today, is postponed to 5th of April.

TCDD postponed the pre-qualification tender for co-production of 96 high speed train sets and technology transfer to 5th of April 2018, due to request of companies which would like to attend the tender.

The tender includes supply of 20 HST sets with a localization ratio of 10%, co-production of 60 train sets in Turkey with a localization ratio of 53%. The remaining 16 sets will be National HST, which will be produced by Tülomsaş under the supervision of the winner of tender. Localization ratio shall be 74% for these National HSTs.

Cover Photo: Jeff Hawken ©

Written by Onur Uysal

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

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