Road Keeper Lives His Last Days

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Road Keeper Lives His Last Days: 'Road Keeper' 38 is the story of Mustafa Doğan, who has been doing road maintenance, repair and repair works on state railways for years. Mustafa Dogan (1975), who started serving as a worker in the State Railways (FDY) in 57, was one of those rail guards. In the morning the day starts to dawn, the cold starts between the iron rails overtime. The railway is a custodian in many regions with 10-15 km parts. The railroad keeper who supervises the area he is responsible for every day with heavy steps, has to look at the custody.


Mustafa Dogan, who stated that he walked about a distance of 20 km in the days he worked, tells the story of his passion for the job. guarding the way to live their last months together according to rumors, a fast train passes along the railways will automatically check vehicles in Turkey.


For twenty years, while overseeing the area he was in charge of, he walked around the world a thousand times to walk around 85 a thousand kilometers. Asık Veysel says, ı I am on a long, thin road, I go day and night gece, as if I had made the professional definition of railway guards.

Every Morning, the first day in the profession with excitement as the road passes. Carefully walk through each meter of the kilometer, as if it were the first meter. A small carriage lamp in one hand, a carburetor lamp in one hand, a tool bag in one hand, rails, and thousands of fixtures that secure the sleepers, carefully control the eye, attention is paid to the right of the road to the left. Was a landslide, fell to the road, screw loosened, loaf-thrown small faults by using the hand tools at that moment, large faults and irregularities to inform the concerned.


It is at home in the 1998 earthquake in Adana. He runs to the Varda Railway Bridge, which he calls ne the trust of our state gelip, and runs to check his house.

Qatar, night traffic, the safe flow of traffic, the passengers work to reach the load in time. The rail watchman, the 10 watches over the hour and the 24 watch is ready for duty. On the way to freeze, cold, not to sweat the priority way to be open, is the completion of the work. Life spans the roads. Her friends, trains that pass by several meters away, thousands of passengers and tons of cargo.

At the end of twenty years, the road watchman Mustafa Doğan becomes Mustafa Çavuş. Pozantı-Belemedik, which is a dangerous and important region for FDI due to the nature of the land and the nature of the nature conditions, continues to serve among the stations of Belemedik-Hacıkırı, Hacıkırı-Bucak and Mustafa Çavuş. There are full 4 mile tunnel crossing between the Belemedik-Hacıkır stations with a length of 10 kilometers.
Wildlife and settlements intertwine. There is no rheumatism in this region.


Now the railways are being reconstructed. Now Mustafa Çavuş's title line maintenance and repair officer. The change of title does not reduce the weight of the task but rather has new responsibilities. But the workers keep calling him m Sergeant Ama. Changing the name of the train instead of only the electric electric high-speed trains have been replaced.

Uş The changed trains have also changed, işt says Mustafa Cavus. He had an accident nearby, yok We were working at the mouth of the tunnel, a new train was installed, we didn't know, it was electrified. When we heard her voice, she was 20 meters to us. ”We took it hard on the side of the road. Kend


The materials they use have also changed. An We used carbide lamps from the Germans this way. Nowadays we use led lightings, head lamps, battery powered lightings. They used firecrackers, red-green illuminated lamps in case of danger, and mobile phones were used in places where they did not shoot. Now they go to work with motor cars. Mustafa Sergeant, “A lot has changed. After the steam, the first 24 thousand horsepower trains came out. Then the British medium cabins followed by the 22 thousand horsepower locomotives. Now there are diesel 850 thousands of people carrying tons of 33 on this ramp. ” Most popular is the High Speed ​​Train. Even when you hear your name

Excited. But the road guard is experiencing the last months. Fast train with the transition railways in Turkey will start checking Automatic vehicles.

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