The train crash that resulted in the death of the 2 mechanic in Elazığ is behind the neglect and ambition of excessive profit.
A machinist speaking to our newspaper about the train accident that resulted in the death of 2 mechanics last Friday in the Baskil district of Elazig. kazanHe said that the accident was caused by negligence and that tons of iron ore was loaded onto the train that needed to be repaired. Hasan Akdemir, Head of Malatya Branch of United Transport Workers Union affiliated to KESK, who made investigations at the scene after the accident, stated that the brake parts of the wagons were not working. Akdemir said that the duty of train construction officers, who are responsible for determining the deficiencies in the train, was assigned to the machinists and that the number of officers on duty on the train was reduced from 4 to 2 people. In this way, such accidents will continue to happen.”
Engine driver Mehmet Kirkin and assistant driver Sergen Ayverdi lost their lives at the scene as a result of the derailment of the freight train carrying 4 tons of iron ore in the Baskil district of Elazig at around 19.40 on Friday, August 930th. Elazig Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim said in a statement at the scene, “There is no sabotage or attack situation. KazanTCDD also announced that the cause of the accident was not clear and that a judicial and administrative investigation was initiated on the subject.
'TRAIN NEEDED TO BE REPAIRED'
In Elazig, which is frequently on the agenda with train accidents, there have been accidents resulting in deaths in the past years. A machinist working with the machinists who lost their lives in the last accident, kazanStating that the accident was due to negligence, as in previous accidents, he said, "All machinists and railway workers are face to face with death." Stating that the overturned train was faulty and needed to be repaired in Malatya before embarking on the expedition, the mechanic said: “The train had to be repaired without taking any load. But they loaded tons of iron on the train, which should not carry any cargo, and sent it for repair. They sent our friends to their deaths in plain sight. KazanResponsible for this is the authorities who did not take the necessary precautions and sent the train to the road in a broken state.”
The main reason for the job is the extreme snow
The railway workers Speaking to Universal newspaper says that excessive greed for profit of the main causes of accidents at work and occupational murders in Turkey. Stating that the ambition for profit is not only in the private sector, but also in public institutions, workers, “TCDD who wants to make more profits with a small number of employees, is in a situation that does not care about job security Kar. Workers, the maintenance of the trains in the warehouse is not enough staff and the maintenance of these events and similar events occur because of the blind, he said.
Noting that TCDD A.Ş. is constantly being told to the personnel, the workers said, “Accidents like this will continue as long as the necessary precautions are not taken on the railways, humane working conditions are not provided and the personnel are overloaded. The lack of expert personnel to adequately maintain the machine of the train that caused this accident. kazanIt led to the creation of it,” he said.
BTS BRANCH AKDEMİR: THE BRAKE COMPONENTS ARE NOT WORKED
KazanHasan Akdemir, the Head of BTS Malatya Branch, who made investigations at the place where the crash occurred, said that the brake parts of the wagons did not work. Saying that 10 people worked on a train until 4 years ago, Akdemir stated that this number was reduced to 2 and that the duty of 'Composition officers' responsible for determining the train deficiencies was transferred to the machinists.
WHOLE LOADED MACHINES WASHED
Speaking to the daily Evrensel, Akdemir said, dem Previously, 2 machinist, 1 train chief, 1 train form officer served on a train. Trains are run by 2 mechanic with AKP government. The trainee officer ensures that the wagons are interconnected. The train sees the shortcomings. Machinists drive the train. The whole load fell on these mechanics, Bütün he said.
Akdemir said, X The train 13 has not been connected to the train. The machine's brake did not hold the rear load. The crest is completely melted. The mechanics pushed the brakes to stop the train, and the brakes didn't work because the brakes were not connected. This is due to the lack of connection. The trainee officer ensures that the wagons are interconnected. This task is also broken down because the train is not a officer. The mechanic may not understand this because of the intensity of his work. Mak
Ğ No improvement has been made in the line between Elazığ and Malatya in the last 25 year, ğ said Akdemir. Hat The steps of privatization were taken. Buda broke the peace of work among the staff. In These kinds of accidents will continue to occur when a lot of these tasks are given to the mechanic friends who are responsible for driving the train. Tr
The funeral of 24-year-old Sergen Ayverdi was buried in Elazığ Asri cemetery. Ayverdi's family did not accept TCDD's response to the ceremony. The reasons for not accepting were the omissions that caused the accident. One of the children with disabilities 6 Mehmet Kirkin's body was buried in the village of Sarıbudak in the town of Bingöl.
Source : www.evrensel.net