TCDD Prepared a Report on the Train Accident in Çorlu!

TCDD General Directorate prepared a report on the train accident in Çorlu, where 24 people died. In line with the report prepared, studies were started.

The first determinations of the TCDD General Directorate related to the train accident in which 24 people died in Tekirdağ appeared. According to the report, there has been no such flood in the region for 150 years. The General Directorate started a new study in the light of the report.

According to the news of Olcay Aydilek from Habertürk Newspaper, Uzunköprü-Halkalı The passenger train, which made its expedition, had an accident on July 8, after passing through the Çorlu district of Tekirdağ, after the soil under the rails in the culvert was discharged after the rain. As a result of the overthrow of 5 wagons, 24 people died.

The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), has prepared a report on the accident in which 24 people lost their lives in Tekirdağ.

According to the findings, 14.25 kilograms of rain per square meter between 14.54 and 27.4 hours before the accident. The rain turned into a flood. The flood took away the soil and ballast, one meter high and 10 meters wide, between the grille and the rail. The bottom of the rails has been completely emptied. It did not cause any problems in floods, rails and sleepers. If the rails were broken, the signal system surrounding the railway infrastructure like a network would give a warning. According to the General Directorate of TCDD, there has been no such flood in the region for 150 years. Therefore, the region was not within the scope of "risky area".

TCDD took an important step by taking into account the drastic changes in climate and precipitation regime after the accident. General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI) and Meteorology were contacted. Short and medium term projections, water flows and estimations for precipitation regime were requested.

In the light of these data, all the railway infrastructure including the vents in the country will be put on the table outside the routine maintenance. In the regions deemed necessary, the infrastructure will be further strengthened.

Source: HaberTürk



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