The pain of the train accident in Çorlu, while maintaining freshness, stopped in Ankara-Istanbul YHT Sakarya Arifiye turned out to be disastrous. Thanks to the attention of the machinists and the knowledge of the area in advance, the water on the rails was noticed, the train was stopped
Istanbul-Ankara high-speed train (YHT), Arifiye-Bilecik was out of service due to the landslide that occurred for hours. Thanks to the attention of the machinists and the knowledge of the area in advance, the water on the rails was noticed and the train was stopped.
One dayAccording to the report of Ugur Şahin, the train moving from Söğütlüçeşme to Ankara was stopped in Arifiye due to excessive rainfall. Announcement was made to the passengers on the train saying that the road was closed due to heavy rainfall and the train stopped for this reason. Subsequently, it was reported that YHT expeditions were 'temporarily stopped' because of the rubble carried by the flood waters.
According to the information obtained from the head of the railway district due to torrential rainfall asked the traffic controller to control the road. However, after the high-speed train passed, it was decided to do a check. As the line was old, 25 mileage speed YHT machinists were aware of the area and the water on the rails was noticed and the train was stopped. After the rails became clear, the train retreated back to Alifuatpaşa station.
Çorlu accident was connected to the rain
In the Çorlu district of Tekirdağ, 25 people lost their lives and 318 were injured as a result of the overturning of the passenger train. Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport at the time kazanHe said that the damage was caused by the "discharge of the soil between the culvert and the rail due to heavy rains". In the expert report prepared on the train disaster, kazanIt was determined that the vents could be prevented if the culverts were maintained.