Transport Minister argued that YHT is getting faster and safer, but BTS President Hasan Bektaş says the figures are not realistic.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, in Ankara after the death of a person died in a train question 9 answered the question, "YHT transport has become safe and fast," he said. BTS responding to Ministers Chairman Hasan Bektaş said that the full safety of the railways xnumx's percent in Turkey.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, in his response to the parliamentary question on the railway network and railways 2023 strategy in the country, argued that YHT transportation has become safe and fast. Minister Turhan, on 30 October, Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Ağrı Deputy Abdullah Koç gave the parliamentary question, in which 9 people lost their lives and 92 people were injured as a result of the collision of the high-speed train (YHT), which makes the Ankara-Konya expedition, with the locomotive. kazanreplied after. Turhan shared the information that 2003 kilometers of additional conventional lines and 538 kilometers of high-speed train lines have been put into operation in Turkey since 1213, and that the length of the railway network in the country has increased to 12 thousand 710 kilometers. Stating that Turkey's train speeds, line capacity and capability have been increased, Turhan argued that passenger and freight transportation has become more comfortable, safe and fast, and stated that the share of railways in transportation has increased.
BEŞTAŞ: FIGURES NOT REALISTIC
United Transport Workers Union (BTS) Chairman Hasan Bektas, the Minister's description of YHT transport is becoming more secure, the current railroads of the 20 is fully safe, it is a study, but the work is gone, he said. Bektaş said, bir In the past, these lines were not insecure, but as the projects were completed before, the business management became more insecure. Safe lines are used but not enough or. Bektas said that the figures shared by the minister are confusing and said, rakam The Minister is given wrong information. "Signalization is indispensable, such as the confusing sentences," he said. Bektas in Turkey, indicating that a high-speed train moves, the high-speed train is currently only between Eskisehir and Ankara-Konya-Ankara, noted that conventional lines in other places. Bektaş said, tren Roads from conventional lines are used in many places, and high-speed train works are still not completed between Eskişehir and İstanbul. It's not realistic in this respect. 2023 year over the 10 target given by the minister, Bakan he said.
REINFORCED CONVENTIONAL LINES REHABILITATION
The needs of railways in Turkey, emphasizing that it is primarily the regeneration of the conventional line Bektaş said, "but the fastest train in the forefront of Railways in the Aegean, dumped lines in Eastern Anatolia and other places. We're not against the fast train, of course, but first, these lines should be renewed. Hızlı 2013 noted that the lack of personnel with the privatization law on railways started to be experienced. Bektas stated that this was a share of the accidents and that this area opened to the private sector should be expropriated. Bektaş said, “If something is to be done for the benefit of this country, political pressure will be drawn from this institution. This institution is not an institution to be governed by political pressure, the law of privatization will be drawn, and the requirements of the age will be achieved by such a management. Bu
96 PERCENTAGE OF TRANSPORTATION BY ROAD
Bektas, drawing attention to the inadequacy of rail freight in the xnumx's percent of all freight carried in Turkey drew attention to the road. Bektas, "Turkey is unfortunately not utilized in railway transport, it is weak across the board. Railways are very important in terms of transporting more loads with less energy. This situation needs to be changed in freight transportation. Yük Bektaş emphasized that the budget allocated to railroads is not enough, but said that the share is not realistic and inflated figures. Universal)