Thieves stole before midnight the Republic of Turkey State Railways TCDD owned energy holding tension wire weights.
The first high speed train (YHT) in the morning after the break of energy cables on the train expedition was about an hour late.
According to information obtained, the previous night Etimesgut Railway Station thieves, trains from the pole providing the movement of the energy of the wire to keep the tension of the energy strings played. 400 and 500 kilograms weighing between the weight of the thieves are lost. As the first train passed in the morning, as a result of the breakdown of the energy cables, the high speed train service between Behiçbey and Sincan was disrupted for about an hour. TCDD's technical team called to the scene, repaired as a result of long efforts. Instead of the stolen weights, we put a weight of 160 kilograms. The fast moving trains were restarted after the repair.
General Directorate of State Railways, Etimesgut Station energy supply to the railway line of the bus-lattice wire weights due to theft of high-speed train voyages due to theft of the train, stating that there is no cancellation of any train departures. In a written statement made by the General Directorate of State Railways (TCDD), due to the fact that the weights that keep the wires stretched from the catenary pole at Etimesgut Station during the morning to the railway track, energy could not be supplied from Behiçbey-Sincan by the time 07.35, the following expressions were used: Mel Due to the fact that the YHT sets between Behiçbey and Sincan are transferred to Xinjiang as diesel, some short-term delays may occur. The technical malfunction due to the theft will be eliminated during the day. There is no cancellation of any voyage.
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