📩 01/12/2018 15:55
TCDD Ankara-Istanbul YHT is not a security problem on the line: State Railways, serving between Ankara and Istanbul YHT said about.
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), all processes after completion of the line, reportedly safely put into operation after the report prepared operability.
In the statement made by TCDD, it was stated that it was deemed necessary to make a statement regarding the news titled "Ghost Train" in a newspaper yesterday.
In the statement, it is unfair to the railroaders working in the project, competent local and foreign experts, and many people, especially university faculty members, scientists who contribute to the project, to say that "the project was opened before the project was completed, political material was made, and there was a big security deficit" for the Ankara-Istanbul YHT project. was expressed. The statement included the following statements regarding the completion process of the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line: “It was reported that the line was completed and made ready for operation by the contractor and consultant company that built the line. The line was accepted by the TCDD Acceptance Commission, which consists of technical experts. The Railway Construction Department presented its acceptance with an appropriate opinion. The technical delegation formed under the coordination of TCDD Traffic Department reported the suitability of the line for operation and the Traffic Department prepared and published the operating instructions.
A safety report was issued on the line by the certification body authorized to issue an EU-approved international certificate. Before the certification, the test rides with the Piri Reis measurement train, starting from the lowest speed (30 kilometers / hour) to 275 kilometers / hour, were carried out with the participation of the certification body. Finally, a report was prepared by the Scientific Committee, which consists of scientists assigned by universities. "
In the statement that the traffic management system (ERTMS) used by developed countries is used in all parts of the Ankara-Istanbul line where high speed is applied, and it is seen from the control center, "In the conventional line section between Köseköy-Gebze, TMI (Traffic by Telephone Management from the Center) system is applied in accordance with international standards and certification" It was said.
In the statement of TCCD, it was stated that "Ankara-Istanbul YHT line was put into operation after all processes were completed and the operability report was prepared safely".