An award for those who contributed to the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line: The personnel who contributed to the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train line were given a certificate of appreciation by TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman at the ceremony held at the TCDD General Directorate Protocol Entry on Thursday, 14 August 2014.
Speaking at the ceremony TCDD General Manager Suleyman Karaman, the ministry and the government as they come to the task of being asked to speed up the trains, in the process of passing through the sacrifice of railroads have implemented High Speed Trains, he said.
Karaman pointed out that 5 has been successfully operating for years in our country together with the Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya and Konya Eskişehir lines and emphasized that the Ministry, Government and Parliament supported the YHT projects. 25 underlined that the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line, which was put into service in July, was completed under very difficult conditions.
KARAMAN: MY SON IN ISTANBUL IS COMING TO ANKARA MORE NOW
General Manager Karaman told that his son in Istanbul frequently came to Ankara with the opening of his son who was studying in Istanbul. Hatt Now I have a son who is studying in university in Istanbul. He couldn't come near us before. Now, when the high speed train started to operate, he often started to come and go to Ankara. So I said. 'Now you come a little bit, we said let's come there.' Of course these make us happy as railroaders. Families are happy. We should all be proud of it..
APAYDIN: THIS LINE IS OUR WORK
Assistant General Manager of TCDD İsa Apaydın also, Ankara - Istanbul YHT line is a masterpiece, he said.
Reminding that the first High Speed Train line was built between Ankara and Eskişehir, Apaydın said that they built the Ankara-İstanbul line as a work of craftsmanship despite the challenging and difficult geography conditions and offered them to the public.
KURT: TODAY IS SPEAKING DAY
TCDD Deputy General Manager Veysi Kurt who made a speech at the ceremony stated that the railroaders who have experience of Independence Struggle worked hard and without withdrawal and said today to talk. “Today is the day of speech, Kurt Kurt said.
High-Speed Train infrastructure investments, freight and passenger transportation to the advanced railway industry from the unimaginable projects have been implemented and as a result of the railways become demanded again, Kurt said that this success belongs to the railway family.
Following the speeches, TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman was given a certificate of appreciation by the personnel who contributed to the Ankara-İstanbul YHT line. At the end of the ceremony, plaques and badges were presented to General Manager Karaman by High Speed Train mechanics.