Turkish Republic State Railways (TCDD) General Manager Ali İhsan Uygun made a technical examination in Balıkesir and received information about railway projects.
The General Manager Uygun, TCDD Regional Manager Ergün Yurtçu and the technical team, discussed the YHT railway works that will pass through the city.
The demands of the Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality and citizens were evaluated. Mayor Yücel Yılmaz shared his views on the railway and level crossings passing through the city.
General Manager Uygun examined the projects to be carried out with the municipality and the YHT route.
General Manager Uygun and Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yücel Yılmaz got on the construction machine with his technical delegation and consulted about the project between Balıkesir-Bandırma, Tavşanlı and Gündoğan lines. Level crossings were examined and solution suggestions were received.
Later, Ali İhsan Uygun, who visited Gökköy Telekomand Center with the Mayor of Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality and the technical delegation, received information about traffic management.
Uygun then transferred to Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Presidency.
Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yücel Yılmaz said, “The passenger capacity of our city is very high. High-speed train will bring even more movement. We did a very productive work with TCDD General Manager Uygun. We visited the field and shared information. Thanks to TCDD, we support and serve the public in unity. "We are producing a solution for the level crossing and the railway that divides our city into two."
General Manager Uygun said, “As TCDD, we work in a solution-oriented manner. Serving Balıkesir is also important to us. Railway investment is large and costly. With the vision of our President, we will put our signature under good projects with the support of our Minister. We will also have surprises. As TCDD, we stand by the people of Balıkesir in train transportation, ”he said.
General Manager Uygun finally made examinations in the landslide area between Balıkesir and Susurluk. He gave instructions from the technical team to solve the problem in a short time. Drinking tea with railway workers working non-stop for 24 hours in the landslide area sohbet He.
When eligible workers asked about the change process, he said, “Relax, don't believe the false rumors. TCDD will be able to compete with world companies. We have to do this for you. There is no privatization and no sale. We have to do it for our country. You have the potential for this. You are all a value to us in this country. The railroadman should embrace this transformation with four hands, ”he said.