Orange Table Application for Unobstructed Railway Transportation Started; Adil Karaismailoğlu, Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure: ken When developing accessibility services with feedback, we want these practices to be viewed as rights and services, not assistance. ”
Conducted under the auspices of the Transportation and Infrastructure Ministry with unhindered access objective "Accessibility Project of Passenger Transport Services in Turkey" within the scope of the rail transport Date of December 2, 2019 "Orange Table" service points were given in a ceremony held in Ankara Train Station.
The ceremony, Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun, TCDD General Manager of Transport Kamuran Yazici, Family, Ministry of Labor and Social Services, representatives of non-governmental organizations, railroaders, citizens attended.
Deputy Minister Karaismailoğlu in his speech at the ceremony, disabled citizens will be passed to the first application in Turkey "Orange Table" requested by the application, not gratitude, reaching with professional presentation services that are right that it would be possible.
“Orange Table application started at 13 station and station with YHT stance”
Karaismailoğlu underlined that the service will be available at the 13 point in the high-speed train stations and train stations in the first stage and that the service to be provided with 53 personnel will be extended to other major stations in the coming period.
Karaismailoğlu, uncu Orange Table ”service point of the citizens who want to benefit from this service requests, over the internet, agencies or call center will tell you when buying tickets describing Karaismailoğlu, said:
“When the date of travel comes, our citizen will press and wait on the service point button at the entrance of his station, whichever station or station he will board, and a warning will be sent to our colleague at the same time. Then the officer will come and accompany our citizen to the seat he will travel to. At the station where our passengers will land, the "Orange Table" service staff will meet and accompany our passengers until the exit of the station. Our disabled citizens will receive service from confident and competent hands from the moment the station arrives at the first entrance door to the exit door at the station where it will land. ”
Indicating that they will also be followers in developing the service provided to disabled citizens, Karaismailoğlu said, “I would like to remind you that we will work for the better with feedback. Because we see the issue not as a help but as a service. ” he spoke.
Stating that they act for hareket Accessible Transportation for All ”, Karaismailoğlu stated that this service, which will be provided to disabled citizens in the first place, will also include passengers with limited mobility in the future.
“In a society where disabled citizens are happy, everyone is happy”
Karaismailoğlu pointed out that everyone will be happy in the society where disabled citizens are happy and said, alık Because awareness is high in such a society, empathy consciousness has developed. Social intelligence is at the highest level, with an inclusive perspective rather than a discriminator. We walked through the pursuit of Turkey's most comprehensive accessibility project of this fact. "The assessment found.
TCDD General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun said that the event held within the scope of N 3 December World Day of Persons with Disabilities olduğun was an opportunity to create synergy and awareness in order to produce new solutions to the problems of disabled people.
Uygun, said: Disabled passengers before and after travel to get help yardım Orange Table ”application, in the first place where the YHTs stance in Ankara, Eryaman, Polatli, Eskisehir, Bilecik, Bozuyuk, Arifiye, Izmit, Gebze, Pendik, Sogutlucesme, Halkalı and Konya, the station will serve. Orange Table, which was put into service with 53 personnel in cooperation with TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ, will be expanded in the coming years. ”
Bennur Karaburun, Advisor to the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services, said: ”Every year, our Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure presents very nice gifts to disabled people on 3 December World Day of Persons with Disabilities. The orange table was also a nice gift. Thank you."
“Accessibility is a key issue.”
Turkey Disabled Association Chairman Turhan İçli the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Disabled "in recent years in Turkey within the framework of the law on disability leave are very nice and so voiced increased awareness.
İç Accessibility is a key issue. Other rights cannot be exercised without this being achieved. ”
Turkey Disabled Association President Chalabi is also that the right of persons with disabilities as anyone the right to travel, so that disabled people to participate in community life, he said.
After the talks, the Orange Table Service Point application was launched.