Samsun Tramways are entrusted to women: In Samsun, trams with a capacity of 350 passengers are entrusted to 16 female vats. Those who see female patrons who will double in number at the beginning of the year support with applause.
The 56-ton, 40-meter-long, 350-passenger trams in the light rail system in Samsun were entrusted to female patrons. While 16 women are working as vatman, the number will increase to 32 by Christmas. Gizem Bay, who has been a vatman for 1 year and his profession as a chemist, stated that there was great interest in them and that some people gave support by applauding when they saw female vats.
In the light rail system built by Samsun Metropolitan Municipality and put into service on October 10, 2010, 16 female and 43 male staffs (tram drivers) work. Turkey at the end of this month will be completed by the end of the course organized under the Employment Agency's job training programs will be raised to 32 the number of female motorman. The training of new female vatman has come to an end. At the end of the course to be completed as of 31 December, the female veterans to be hired will be determined by conducting a written and applied exam. Women, who are using 56-ton, 40-meter-long, 350-passenger trams, are amazed. It was stated that there are 36 stops and even 23 trams.
THE NUMBER OF WOMEN'S VATMAN WILL BE DONE
Light Rail System operating Samulaş (Samsun Project Transportation Construction Investment Industry and Trade Co.) Operation Manager Sevilay Germi, especially in women on the issue of homeland is a great interest, said:
“About 200 women applied during the interview phase for the last course we started. Women have a great interest in our city, especially to be a vatman. We also aim to increase the number of female vatman in charge. Especially in mechanics as in traffic, the fact that women use tram is important in terms of perspective, human relations. We also show that women can be successful in driving. We get positive feedbacks. It is good for Samsun to see women as a vatman. ”
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr