Very High Speed Train warning: TMMOB Chamber of Geological Engineers (JMO) made a statement that the first of the new turquoise colored Very High Speed train sets, which were supplied from the German Siemens company and whose test runs were completed, was put into service on the Ankara-Konya YHT line on May 23, 2015. The JMO warned that the line was on the landslide zone and that the line was rushed open before the final checks were made.
The following statements were used in the statement:
The risk of running high speed trains on unsafe lines should be known with the words "It will decrease 10 minutes between Eskişehir and Ankara, and 40 minutes between Eskişehir and Istanbul", by bringing very high speed train sets 55 days before the elections are resolved. The result of work done by excluding science and engineering; It should be known that it always results in pain and disasters.
As TMMOB Chamber of Geological Engineers, we once again express; . Municipalities, TCDD and General Directorate of Highways should establish geology-geotechnical administrative units within the structure of the investor organizations, while the number and quality of the staff in existing ones should be strengthened and the location, selection, inspection, control, control and inspection of all kinds of infrastructure and superstructures. services should be carried out, and the unnecessary waste and plunder of the country's resources should be called stop for predictable geological-geotechnical reasons. Regards."