Corlu Train Accident Expert Report Announced

The expert report on the train accident that took place in Çorlu on July 8, 2018, in which 25 people lost their lives and 340 people were injured, was announced. in the report kazanThe expert report was published. In the 33-page report, it was stated that the drivers were not at fault in the accident, and 4 TCDD personnel were found to be at fault.

in the report kazanBy giving information about the formation of the city, “Uzunköprü Halkalı 12703 passenger train 1 electric locomotive and 6 passenger trains 360 passenger train consisting of 6 passengers and XNUMX crew trains consisting of XNUMX crew Muratli Corlu stations while running on the filled sector in the Sarılar Village derailed derailment and wounded with an accident. the statement said.

MENFEZ AND LINE MADE IN OTTOMAN PERIOD
The expert report stated that the railway line was built during the Ottoman Empire and is still the only line operating in passenger and freight transportation.

10 SLIMMING MACHINE SPRING
In the expert report, which also included the information that the camera images on the locomotive were examined regarding the accident, "When the camera images of the locomotive are examined, the dark colors before and after the accident section are examined. kazanThe area where the treavers occurred is light in color, so before the train sequence passes, the ballast and filling material of the railway line is dragged towards the downstream side and the frame consisting of treavers + rail remains suspended. In addition, the fact that the foundation of the catenary pillar has been exposed confirms that the ballast and filling material in the section was dragged before the accident. When the camera images inside the cabin of the locomotive were examined, it was clearly seen that the mechanic rose about 5-10 cm from the seat during the passage of the locomotive on the suspended frame and sat back in his seat. Therefore, it strengthens the opinion that the vertical deterioration of the line geometry is caused by the passing of the locomotive. It is understood from the camera footage that the driver brakes rapidly when he feels that there is an anomaly on the line, but it should be noted that technically, before braking, the train sequence can brake after the driver travels during the transition reaction time.

WINNER 10 DAY NOTICE NOTICE
KazanIn the expert report, which also includes the information that the text containing various warnings was sent to the regional directorate on July 8, 218, 10 days before the date of 29 July 2018, which is the date of the accident, it was stated that as the Deputy Service Manager at the 1st Regional Directorate of the General Directorate of TCDD Enterprise, Haydarpaşa Railway Maintenance Service Directorate. In the tour report prepared by Mümin Karasu on 29 June 2018, attention was drawn to the following issues that are thought to be related to the accident. Periodic inspections of bridges and culverts were made in a timely manner to eliminate the detected defects, to remove the coverings and other negativities on the service roads on the bridges, and in the information received from the General Directorate of Meteorology, it was informed that there may be heavy rains in the coming days and in the summer period. The amount of precipitation is very high and in the form of tornadoes, such as local and tropical climate precipitation, and in places where precipitation and tornado occur, a lot of damage causes damage. For this reason, keeping track of the registered splitting and filling strips against the risk of flowing and landslides by following the weather conditions especially from meteorology, keeping guards in critical weather conditions, monitoring the weather and road conditions by contacting the machinists and TSI command centers, if necessary, prevention is of paramount importance. In such extraordinary situations, it is stated that the controls should be increased where deemed necessary.

MACHINERY NOT DEFECTIVE
Corrections of the train accident in Corlu Public Prosecutor's Office formed in the report of the expert delegation TCDD 1. Regional Directorate Halkalı 14. Turgut Kurt, who works as the Railway Maintenance Manager at the Railway Maintenance Directorate, Çerkezköy Özkan Polat, who worked as the Road Maintenance and Repair Chief at the Road Maintenance Department, and Celaleddin Çabuk, who also worked as a line maintenance and repair officer at the road maintenance chief, and Bridges Chief Çetin Yıldırım, who worked at TCDD and signed the annual general inspection report last May. kazanIt was noted that he was found to be at fault in the occurrence of the incident. Engineers Halil Altınkaya and Suat Şahin kazanIt was stated that they were not at fault in its occurrence.

In the committee of experts, Istanbul University Dr. Prof. Dr. Bekir Sıddık Binboğa Yarman from Istanbul Development University. Dr. Mustafa Karaşahin, Research Assistant at Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Engin Bıçakçı, Civil Engineer, Hakan Bozbulut, and Civil Engineer Bedri Duman.

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  1. University staff should not be included in the expert committee. The master of the work is the owner of the railroad. The railway should make the most of> (even if retired) from the expert technical staff.

  2. University staff should not be included in the expert committee. The master of the work is the owner of the railroad. The railway should make the most of> (even if retired) from the expert technical staff.

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