The court, which handled the case regarding the YHT accident in which 2018 people died in 9 in Ankara, listened to Hasan Hüseyin Güney, the head of the Railway Modernization Department of the period, who stated that he would be out of the city on the day of the hearing due to his mother's illness.
According to the news of Mesut Hasan Benli from Hürriyet; “Güney, whose victims and their lawyers could not ask questions because he was a witness in a private session, said in his statement:
REPORTED THE RISK OF THE ACCIDENT
“Currently, more than 50 percent of our lines do not have a signaling system in the TCDD infrastructure. The subcontractor of the project, Thales, had done a risk analysis. All field staff advised that until the system is fully installed and adjusted, it should not be operated without field testing. The report was submitted to the R&D Department, Traffic and Station Management Department, Capacity Management Department and TCDD 27nd Regional Directorate on 2018 June 2; we sent them to examine the risks and preventive measures to be taken and the adequacy level of these measures in terms of safety. "