Odemis city train station, a portable ramp for disabled people: people with disabilities have paid the City Railway Station, Turkey applied across the first 'portable ramp' and can easily get on or off the train.
I have paid with disabilities in the City Railway Station, Turkey applied across the first 'portable ramp' and can easily get on or off the train. The portable ramp, which can be easily moved, enables all kinds of disabled vehicles to get on and off the trains easily with its load carrying capacity of up to 250 kg.
The portable ramp, which was applied for the first time in Ödemiş among the train stations across Turkey, was first used in the 81 Provincial Meetings for the Disabled in November, and was specially prepared at TCDD's workshops in İzmir for disabled individuals who prefer the railway in transportation. Station Chief Osman Aktaş said, “The portable ramp that we have prepared for our disabled citizens in İzmir is being used for the first time in Ödemiş at stations across Turkey. We made great efforts to catch up with the meeting for disabled people in Ödemiş. The ramp, which has a load carrying capacity of up to 250 kilograms, can be moved by a single person. While the wheels are fixed with the brake system, there is no negative impact with the guardrails. kazanoccurrence is prevented. The ramp, which can be easily used by battery powered cars, is always ready for service. Our disabled citizens, who came to Ödemiş from all over the country, took a lot of photos of the ramp in those days and asked for such practices to be done in the cities they lived in," he said.
Stating that disabled individuals can easily get on the trains without a companion, Aktaş said, “When our disabled citizens who prefer the train ask for help from us, station staff and train staff, we immediately help. In this way, even if there is no companion with them, we immediately bring the portable ramp to the train and assist it at the landing and embarkation point. Our portable ramp service is only available at City Station in Ödemiş. Disabled citizens can easily choose the City Station for their travels, ”he said.