The Reason of Bilecik YHT Guide Train Accident; The electric guide locomotive number 68059, which starts from Ankara and proceeds to control the Eskişehir Alifuatpaşa - Eskişehir Yüksel High Speed (YHT) line, on the return road (Alifuatpaşa Eskişehir) at Km 216 + 145, at 06.08 in the tunnel within the borders of the Ahmetpınar village of Bilecik center. derailed and hit the wall. Sedat Yurtsever and Recep Tunaboylu, the drivers of the guide train, died in the accident.
Guide Train derails and hits Tunnel Walls
Bilecik Governor Bilal Senturk, the locomotive, Eskisehir and Ali Fuat train stations in Sakarya daily YHT line is a guide train that controls the morning hours, he said.
Referring to the first determinations made after the accident, Şentürk said: “Our locomotive, which routinely controls the high-speed train line between Eskişehir Ali Fuatpaşa stops every day, has entered the place where it has to go a little faster and out of control, first behind the wall between the two tunnels. The accident occurred by dragging about 30 meters in it. Unfortunately, two of our engineers in the locomotive passed away. AFAD, our gendarmerie, our high-speed train team took our bodies from the tunnel and delivered them to their families in Eskişehir. We wish God's mercy to our engineers Sedat Yurtsever and Recep Tunaboylu who died in the accident.
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Governor Şentürk asked the question of why the accident occurred: “After examining the black box of the train, the cause of the accident will be revealed. Although it is not technically clear, we think it has entered the tunnel a little faster. When the black box is found, the reason of the accident will be revealed as a result of the necessary technical examinations. The speed seems a bit fast, but the cause of the crash in the black box will be fully revealed. More detailed explanations will be made after the necessary technical examinations are made. ”
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What is Guide Train?
According to the TCDD definition, "As an additional safety and security measure, the train operated without a passenger on the line before the start of the first commercial flight."