34 Istanbul

Shock and stop in Taksim Metro

It was reported that a woman fell on the rails in the Istanbul Taksim metro. While it was claimed that the woman may have committed suicide, it was learned that the metro services were stopped. WOMAN'S BODY REACHED A young woman who fell on the rails of Taksim Metro was left under the train. Firefighters, police and ambulance were dispatched to the scene. Train services between Taksim and Levent were also stopped. Half of the firefighters who came to the scene [more…]

GENERAL

Rector Uysal evaluated the workshop and its results

Karabuk University (KBU) Rector Prof. Dr. Burhanettin Uysal evaluated the 11st International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop organized by Karabuk University on 13-2012 October 1 and its results. Karabuk University (KBU) Rector Prof. Dr. Burhanettin Uysal, academics who participated in national and international academics for three days, especially TCDD, TULOMSAŞ, TUVASAŞ, TUDEMSAŞ, Istanbul Transportation, Kayseri Transportation, [more…]

GENERAL

Karabük University (KBU) Rector Dr. Burhanettin Uysal evaluated 1.International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop and its results

Rector of Karabuk University (KBU) Dr. Burhanettin Uysal, academicians who participated in national and international academic activities for three days, especially TCDD, TULOMSAŞ, TUVASAŞ, TUDEMSAŞ, İstanbul Transportation, Kayseri Transportation, Estram, Durmazlar A.Ş., KARDEMİR A.Ş., public and private sector representatives, organizations such as the Railway Transport Association and Rayder, with the participation of Eskişehir and Anadolu Rail Systems Clusters. [more…]

35 Izmir

İzmir returned from a disaster again ...

Thanks to the callous administrators of Izmir, the people of Izmir became afraid to go out on the street. You get on the municipal buses, you think the bellows will split in half, the brakes will burst, you are afraid. If you take the ferry and it sinks in the middle of the sea, you will be compromised… If you get on the İZBAN, it will always be on the road! You get in your own car, tons of iron will fall on you… How is this İzmir… It is dangerous to even go out on the street… And this is EXPO to İzmir. [more…]

GENERAL

Turkish World Engineering, Architecture and Urbanism Congress

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım said that with the Kars, Susuz, Dilucu and Nahcivan Railway Project, Nahcivan will become connected to Turkey and from there to Europe and the Middle East. The 5th Congress of the Turkish World Engineering, Architecture and Urban Planning by the Union of Turkish World Engineers and Architects started in Trabzon. At the convention to be held between 15-18 October, for the first time this year, Mimar Sinan International Engineering, [more…]

RAILWAYS

Can Turks build a "Tram"?

I wish we could have asked the question in the title as "Space Vehicle" instead of the tram. Even though the technology is old now, it is not Babayiğit who says "we can produce" for automobiles locally. Some fatherly candidates attribute this to the economy of the business; It is a fact that economies of scale play an important role in automobile production. So they have some (slight) fairness. However, the logic changes when you bring “learning” economies into the story. Let's come to the rail systems. More in this corner [more…]

35 Izmir

İZBAN Employees Performed in Front of İZBAN General Directorate

Izban employees affiliated with the Railway-Is Union gathered at the Izban General Directorate in the Çiğli district of Izmir, protested in front of the directorate. Selahattin Çetin (100), who made a press statement on behalf of about 32 people, said that they took this decision with their friends here, as a result could not be reached in the collective agreement negotiations held by the İzmir Branch of the Railway Workers' Union in İzban A.Ş. From the past twenty months to this day, [more…]

GENERAL

Karabük-Safranbolu Rail System Project

Mayor Rafet Vergili; Noting that he has not yet made a decision about the next period, he stated that there is only one project to be done in Karabük from now on, and this project is the Rail System between Karabük and Safranbolu. Mayor Rafet Vergili, who claims that the next Mayor will collect garbage; “I haven't decided anything about the upcoming period yet. I claim that [more…]

35 Izmir

Machinist support from TCDD to İZBAN

MECHANIC SUPPORT FROM TCDD With the onset of the work stoppage crisis, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, İZBAN General Manager Sebahittin Eriş and Deputy General Manager Sönmez Alev İZBAN gathered in an extraordinary meeting at the Headquarters. The road map and urgent measures to be taken were discussed at the meeting, where İZBAN Board of Directors members were also present. President Kocaoğlu on the phone with TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman [more…]

GENERAL

Denizli's Metrobuses on the roads, minibuses on the action

In Denizli, 13 metrobuses started to serve in the city. However, changing the routes of the minibuses caused a reaction from the line owners. Metrobuses purchased by TUREX company, which carries out public transportation under the supervision of Denizli Municipality, started their flights yesterday. When 18 metrobuses with a length of 200 meters and a carrying capacity of approximately 13 began to operate on the route starting from Pamukkale University campus to Üçler Mahallesi, [more…]

09 Aydin

Müjde to the Aydınlılar, Pınarbaşı-Aytepe Cable Car Line, re-commissioned

Pınarbaşı-Aytepe Cable Car Line, which was built by Aydın Municipality in 2009 but stopped twice, has been put into service again. After being built by Aydın Municipality, Pınarbaşı-Aytepe Cable Car Line, whose activities were stopped in March 2009, and which was put into service in September 2011, became disabled for the second time after a short time, started to serve the people of Aydın for the third time. Aydın Municipality [more…]

34 Istanbul

Good news from Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

If you remember, we reflected the escalator and elevator crisis at Avcılar Metrobus Station in the past days. The elevator, which was built months ago, could not be put into operation. Your escalator design has been waiting to be run for a month. As such, the disabled and the elderly also had great difficulty in reaching the station. Good news came from IBB. The authorities have made great efforts to complete the ongoing work at the metrobus stations by the holiday. [more…]

35 Izmir

Shock News: Suburban Flights May Be Stopped For Six Months Due To The Strike In İZBAN

The action they have been carrying out since the early hours of the morning due to the fact that the demands of the mechanics, station and maintenance workers, who have been working at İZBAN A.Ş, which bears a great burden in the urban transportation of İzmir, have not been met and taken into account for 20 months, has come to an end! İZBAN A.Ş officials called five people to the management office and announced their decisions to other employees waiting outside and to the public. to this decision [more…]

35 Bulgaria

Testing Crisis in TÜVASAŞ's Wagons Produced to Bulgaria

It was claimed that there was a problem in the shipment of the sleeping wagons produced by Türkiye Vagon Sanayi AŞ (TÜVASAŞ) for Bulgaria. According to the information received, it was stated that the orders were kept at the customs due to the lack of speed tests of the wagons. SPEED TESTS WERE NOT MADE During the time of TÜVASAŞ former General Manager İbrahim Ertiryaki, 30 sleeping wagons were signed with Bulgaria, and it was stated to the public that “The shipping of sleeping wagons produced by TÜVASAŞ for Bulgaria has started”. [more…]

03 Afyonkarahisar

Historic locomotive rotting away from maintenance

The historical locomotive in Afyonkarahisar Ali Çetinkaya Train Station is rotting due to neglect. Located in the garden of Ali Çetinkaya Station, the steam locomotive with chassis number 55025 is rotting before the eyes of the 7th Regional Directorate of Railways officers who pass by it every day. Abandoned to its fate The locomotive, which is a cultural heritage even though it does not have a high material value, has its hoses cut off, its headlights broken, rust from its body. [more…]

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35 Izmir

İZBAN Strike Crisis Grows

After the failure to reach an agreement in the collective bargaining agreement in İZBAN, the drivers went to action in the morning today and the trains did not run. İZBAN dismissed 13 people by sending an SMS to the mechanics who took action on their mobile phones. People of İzmir using İZBAN formed dense crowds around the stations. The people of Izmir started the first working day of the week with the transportation crisis. Hüseyin Eryüz, Chairman of the İzmir Branch of the Demiryol İş Union, [more…]

RAILWAYS

TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman: High speed trains prevent migration

General Manager of the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), Süleyman Karaman, said, "Our high-speed trains, which will ensure daily round-trips in every place within a radius of 600 kilometers, will prevent migration," Karaman said. Speaking to reporters in Karabük, where he came for the "International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop", he said that the trains run on electricity and therefore do not pollute the air. Expressing that the railways are very meticulous about air pollution, [more…]

35 Izmir

Last Minute: 13 machinists who left their jobs in İZBAN were dismissed

The machinists working in İZBAN A.Ş., which bears a significant burden in İzmir's urban transportation, made a stoppage action. In the statement made by İZBAN A.Ş. regarding the action in which the citizens of İzmir suffered great victimization, "The fact that they did not come to their duty areas and operate the trains without waiting for the results of the negotiations regarding the collective bargaining agreements, without informing in advance and contrary to the laws, caused great victimization of the people of İzmir." it was said. Written [more…]

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09 Aydin

Aydın Pınarbaşı Aytepe Cable Car Line Reopened

Pınarbaşı-Aytepe Cable Car Line, which was built by Aydın Municipality in 2009 but stopped twice, has been put into service again. After being built by Aydın Municipality, Pınarbaşı-Aytepe Cable Car Line, whose activities were stopped in March 2009, and which was put into service in September 2011, became disabled for the second time after a short time, started to serve the people of Aydın for the third time. Aydın Municipality [more…]

GENERAL

Nurettin Atamtürk: Long-term trouble-free operation of electronic recorders

Today, in order to increase the useful life of electronic recording devices, which have entered the inventory of rail system vehicles in various institutions, and to ensure their smooth operation, it has become necessary to emphasize and clarify some issues. Electromechanical tachometers and tachographs, which only measure the distance and speed of the vehicle, have been used in rail system vehicles for a long time. These devices must be operated by an old technology in our time. [more…]

35 Izmir

Public Announcement by İZBAN (Special News)

The fact that the machinists working in İZBAN A.Ş. did not come to their duty areas and operate the trains without waiting for the results of the negotiations regarding the collective bargaining agreements, without giving prior information and contrary to the laws, has caused great grievances for the people of İzmir. Employees of an institution that carries more than 170 passengers a day, regardless of the reasons, have no right to create chaos in urban transportation by attempting such an action. Collective [more…]

RAILWAYS

We are 8th in the world and 6th in Europe in high speed train

TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman said that 98 percent of the people in Turkey love the railways, but only 2 percent use them, adding that we are the 8th high-speed train country in the world and the 6th in Europe. General Manager of State Railways Süleyman Karaman said that they wanted to ensure the proximity of cities with train lines. Karaman said, “Everywhere within a radius of 600 kilometers, round-trips are daily and thus trying to prevent migration. [more…]

35 Izmir

Strike Started in İZBAN, Traffic in Izmir Paralyzed!

People of Izmir, who wanted to go from their homes to their workplaces in the early hours of the morning, were shocked at the metro station. Metro was out of order because İZBAN employees were on strike. The people of Izmir formed queues at bus stops in a miserable state. All İZBAN employees gathered in front of the İZBAN General Directorate and announced that they started the strike. While some of the security officers at İZBAN stations say that the train services will continue with a delay, some of them will go to the station. [more…]

06 Ankara

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality will make funicular to rugged valleys

The Metropolitan Municipality, which aims to make the valleys in the capital more useful and to facilitate transportation, will attract the 'funicular' setting to the constructions in rough areas. The Metropolitan Municipality will attract the 'funicular' setting to the rugged valleys, where new living spaces are formed within the scope of urban transformation. Aiming to make the valleys in the capital more useful and to facilitate transportation, the Metropolitan Municipality first developed the 'funicular', a rail transportation vehicle, in Dikmen Valley and [more…]

35 Izmir

The people of Izmir will choose their train!

The designs named Yaliçapkını, Körfez Dolphin and Deep Blue prepared for İZBAN's new train sets were presented to the people of İzmir through 'izban'. The people of İzmir will vote on the design of 30 new train sets to be built by Hyundai Rotem for İZBAN, which has been providing rail public transportation services since August 2010, 40. Kingfisher, Bay Dolphin and Deep Blue designs, [more…]