A group of United Transport Employees Union members protested the suspension of Adapazarı-Istanbul train services in Adapazarı Station due to the High Speed Train project.
A group of United Transport Employees Union members protested the suspension of Adapazarı-Istanbul train services in Adapazarı Station due to the High Speed Train project. Union President Yavuz Demirkol also announced that they would take the decision to the judiciary.
At 15.00 at Adapazarı Train Station, a group protested the stopping of Adapazarı Haydarpaşa Train services and the transportation of Adapazarı Train Station. In his press release here, Yavuz Demirkol, President of the United Transportation Employees Union, stated that they would file a lawsuit with the request to stop the execution of Adapazarı-Istanbul train services due to their YHT activities and to move the Adapazarı Train Station from the city center:
“The Ankara-Haydarpasa railway, which is 56 kilometers between Köseköy and Gebze, has been closed as of February 1, on the basis of Ankara-I Istanbul high-speed train works. While it is necessary to prepare a project accordingly in order to carry out the road construction work without being victimized, it was chosen not to be done and to be closed as the easiest way. Due to the closure of the road, thousands of passengers traveling by train from Sakarya and Kocaeli to Istanbul and many cities from Istanbul to Istanbul, Izmit, Bilecik and Eskişehir train stations, which will come to Istanbul, Izmit, Bilecik and Eskişehir stations. the right has been denied. ”
IN CASE OF TRANSPORTATION OF GARIN
Demirkol stated that they would also sue the Adapazarı Station for moving to Arifiye District and continued his words as follows.
“Between the Adapazarı and Haydarpaşa, 12 double passenger trains are operated daily; Considering that the majority of those who prefer the train journey consist of students, workers and low-income citizens, it will be clear how important it is to have a station in the city center. We want the project to be revised in a way that thousands of passengers who will suffer due to these two decisions will not experience victimization, and that the passenger trains, whose flights have been discontinued, will start their flights. Our union is in preparation of filing a lawsuit for the annulment of these two decisions, which are usurped by the public's right to benefit from rail transport. When our preparation is over, our union will be sued. ”
It is stated that approximately 10 thousand passengers are victims of train stops due to High Speed Train work in Adapazarı.
Source : http://www.sondakika.com