The last two cars of the passenger train going to Istanbul derailed at around 11.00:XNUMX in the Barış Mahallesi of Kocaeli's Gebze district. A large number of teams were dispatched to the scene. It was learned that there were no injuries in the accident.
KazanIt was learned that the incident occurred during the maintenance of the train, which was prepared for the expedition. While the voyage stopped on the damaged line, TCDD employees started a rescue operation. A crane was called for the wagons to be placed on the rails.
EXPLANATION OF THE MINISTRY
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure made a statement about the accident. In the statement, “On Friday, October 29, 2021, at 10.40 am, the wagons moved out of the way as a result of the slope of the empty wagons waiting for spares in the Gebze station area. The safety system was activated and all trains in the region were completely stopped. There was no loss of life and an administrative investigation was launched regarding the incident.