Level crossings are transferred to Metropolitan Municipality in Aydın: Level crossings belonging to TCDD are transferred to Metropolitan Municipality in Aydın. The final stage for the transfer of controlled and uncontrolled level crossings has been reached. The level crossing operation given to the subcontractor company in 2003 will be transferred to the municipality in Aydın. When the transfer is completed, municipal staff will take office for 13 years, ending the work of employees in 52 subcontractors at 12 level crossings from Buharkent to Partners. Level crossing guardians who completed their education started trials in Aydın and its districts.
TCDD 3. Regional Manager Murat Bakır stated that there are 554 level crossings in the responsibility areas covering six provinces, including Aydın, 220 of which are electric, the rest are controlled or uncontrolled crossings, and 189 guardian level crossings. Stating that they are pleased that Aydın Metropolitan Municipality took over the operation of level crossings, Bakır said that the training of new personnel was given. Stating that they are in court with all the municipalities with guarded level crossings in Aydın, Murat Bakır said, “The local administrations had to meet the service here. Because they did not, we were giving this service for life safety. We were also billing the cost of what was done, but municipalities did not pay these bills. We have been in court with Aydın Metropolitan Municipality and other municipalities. Aydın Metropolitan Municipality, 'We pay high sums for these services.' but they never paid us. ” spoke in the form.
In the meantime, a worker at the 13 level crossing in Aydın stated that four people worked and that the employee of a subcontractor who did not want his name to be announced would be terminated by the 52 worker. He said he and the others could not understand why he and his colleagues had been working for the 12 years.