METRO İSTANBUL, a subsidiary of İBB, started training of 109 female train driver candidates. General Manager Özgür Soy, who met with the candidates, stated that they aim to increase the employment of women and said, “People's life is entrusted to you. That's why our education standards are very high. ”
Turkey's largest operator of urban rail transport systems Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), a subsidiary of METRO ISTANBUL, Inc., adds to the family of the new train drivers. Aiming to increase women's employment, 109 female train drivers started training.
“WE WANT WOMEN TO TAKE MORE PLACE IN BUSINESS LIFE”
Candidates met with METRO İSTANBUL AŞ General Manager Özgür Soy at breakfast before starting the trainings. Expressing that train driving training is one of the important areas of IMM, Özgür Soy also emphasized the importance of female employment. "We want women to be more involved in business life, especially in IMM," Soy said.
“THE LIFE OF PEOPLE IS ENCLOSED TO YOU…”
Noting that train driving is an important responsibility, Özgür Soy advised the candidates: “People's life is entrusted to you. You will carry thousands of people who take the train you use every day. That's why our education standards are very high. For this reason, I have to warn all of you and applaud you, and a very challenging education process is waiting for you. You should work hard and concentrate well for a very good training process. If you come here, if you give yourself and want this job, which I see in your eyes that light, that desire; there is no reason for you not to be successful. I wish you all success. ”
4 MONTHS TECHNICAL AND THEORETICAL EDUCATION
Providing fast and comfortable transportation to more than 2 million Istanbul residents every day, train drivers who will work at METRO İSTANBUL AŞ undergo intensive training. Candidates selected from the applications made at Kariyer.ibb.istanbul attend the Train Drivers Training Program lasting 4 months. At the end of this challenging training where technical and theoretical lessons are given, successful candidates will start their job by taking their badges.