TCDD prepared a special report on the YHT accident in Ankara, where 9 people died, and said, "I am not guilty". In the bespoke report, two machinists who died with the trainer were found guilty
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), the day of December 13, 2018 9 people lost their lives in Ankara High Speed Train (YHT) special report concerning the accident to complete author Istanbul Commerce University, was presented to the court. In the report, TCDD officials were found flawless.
İsmail Saymaz from Hürriyet newspaperAccording to the news; TCDD prepared a special report to Istanbul Commerce University regarding the accident that killed 9 people in Ankara and presented it to the court.
In the report of the Board, the bill of the accident was cut off by train train officers who could not arrange the rails and two machinists who died.
In the report dated November 12, 2019 of the board formed by the Istanbul Commerce University Transportation Systems Application and Research Center, TCDD officials who started the YHT flight without completing the signaling system were found flawless.
MAIN WHY SIGNALIZATION LACKED
In the report, the first perpetrator of the accident, Osman Yıldırım, who came to Ankara on a temporary duty two months before this accident and was commissioned without training, was shown. Despite being warned by phone, it was stated that Yıldırım did not arrange the scissors where the train would pass.
It was emphasized that the machinists did not realize that they were advancing on the wrong line even because of the thoughtfulness or neglect of the task.
In the expert report of Eskişehir Technical University, the absence of signaling system was shown as one of the main reasons of the accident. The TCDD Inspection Board also deemed the Ankara Station Director defective.