TCDD made a statement for the overturned freight train: "The freight train numbered 30, which was on the Zonguldak Karabük voyage at around 21.20 on 24231 December, was derailed as a result of the water disrupting the railway line" "
Republic of Turkey General Directorate of State Railways Administration (TCDD), Karabük-Zonguldak who make the voyage aboard the freight train 24231 Kayadibi position in the rail out of the side due to the flooding was reported that the yacht.
In the written statement made by TCDD, it was stated that the incident occurred around 30 on 21.20 December, and the following statements were made:
“Zonguldak-Karabük freight train numbered 24231 at Kayadibi location, due to the water flood that occurred in the Akes hydroelectric power plant in the region, it derailed and tilted as a result of the water disrupting the railway line. İsmail Dolan and Arslan Koçak, the train drivers who were knocked down on the side, were slightly injured and were immediately treated at Yenice State Hospital. Arslan Koçak, one of our mechanics whose first interventions were carried out, was discharged. Ismail Dolan's treatment has been completed and is kept under observation. It has been reported that our mechanic is in good health. "
It was also noted that efforts are underway to restart rail traffic that was interrupted by the incident. -