Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, who attended the press conference held at the Information Technologies Authority (BTK) on the “Evaluation of 2018 and targets for 2019”, received a certificate that can work in accordance with the management of the lines on the railroads in line with the operation of the International Railway Association. He stated that he had no chance to work.
Pointing out that there is no signaling infrastructure in this section, Turhan pointed out that there is a conventional system, and that 45% of the railway systems are currently in the field of signalization.
Turhan stated that the term “signal is indispensable” was identified with him, “We are operating the 6-kilometer railway line without signaling. When the signalization processes are finished at the end of this month, the Sincan side, which we operate as a high-speed train, will start to provide signals. Fast train will operate according to the operating system. Since there was no signal, it was not operated according to the high-speed train system. It was operated according to the conventional system. ” found the assessment.
Minister Turhan, said the administrative investigation into the accident continues in detail.
To the question of when the signalization works on the line with the train accident in Ankara will be completed, Turhan said, “Our signaling works between Ankara and Sincan will be completed at the end of February and between Ankara and Kayaş at the end of March.” said.