In the last two months, it was revealed that the part of the Istanbul-Eskişehir railway in Geyve district, Örencik, where the freight trains were derailed. Finally, it was stated that TCCD warned the engineers that 'Go at a maximum speed of 391-2 kilometers' in the region where the 20nd train of the Anatolian Express, which has 25 passengers, derailed.
The railroad line broke down as a result of the overturning of the tanker wagon, which dispatched diesel to Tüpraş in the Örencik location of the Geyve District of the Istanbul-Eskişehir railway, on November 24, 2011. After the accident, TCDD teams started to make repairs without closing the railway, taking into account the density on the line where 12 express trains and 5 freight wagons cross 30 times a day on average. During the repair work, passengers and freight trains using the railway route were warned to travel at this rate no more than 20-25 kilometers per hour.
2 TRAIN CASE MORE
However, despite these warnings, the railway tracks were damaged and the 2 train was derailed.
On December 15, 2011, the last wagon of the cargo train, consisting of 20 tankers, which shipped fuel oil and diesel from Kırıkkale to Kocaeli, Körfez district, was derailed in the same region. Most of the railroad was damaged after the accident. After this accident yesterday, at the time of 04.45, the second wagon of the Anatolian Express, which consists of 391 wagons, consisting of 8 wagons, which includes 11207 passengers, was derailed in the Örencik area of Geyve District Alifatpaşa.
Luckily, the wagon did not topple over, as the passenger train traveled at 147 kilometers at the dangerous point of the railway, 150 and 20 kilometers. While TCDD officials confirmed that this line was defective, it was stated that repair works are continuing in the damaged section of the line.
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