Floating buses will provide transportation in the Golden Horn. The two sides of the Golden Horn will be connected by a floating bus ...
Two sides of the Golden Horn, one of the symbols of Istanbul, will be connected to each other by an Amphibious model (vehicle on land and water) by bus.
The bus, which collects its wheels and becomes a ship, will be put into service in August.
With the vehicle known as the Amphibus, which is currently used in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, it will be possible to pass from Sütlüce to Eyüp in 5 minutes.
Yılmaz Çelik, General Manager of Magic Bus Istanbul, the distributor of Amfibus, states that the two sides of the Golden Horn will no longer be connected by boats but by bus.
Stating that the vehicle will appeal to Istanbul as of August 2013, Yılmaz Çelik said, “As you know, the ships landed from sea to land during the conquest of Istanbul by Fatih. We will also make such an ambience. " says.
Çelik emphasizes that the Amfibus will be doping to Istanbul and will significantly increase the revenues of the city. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attaches great importance to the Golden Horn, one of the windows of Istanbul. It also encourages activities to remove mud from the area known as the Golden Horn. Not satisfied with this, Tayyip Erdoğan invites the relevant bodies of the state and municipalities to increase the awareness of the Golden Horn. Stating that they will contribute to Erdoğan's efforts with the Amfibus, Çelik said, “We also met with the Minister of Economy, Zafer Çağlayan. Hot to the Amphibus. We will bring the vehicle to Istanbul with the strength we get here, we will produce in 2014 in Turkey. " using expressions.
Çelik points out that the bus, which costs 1 million 215 thousand Euros, will make the Golden Horn an attraction. He states that the vehicle will be the center of attention of the entire society from 7 to 70.
Stating that they will try the Amfibus in the Golden Horn because it is new and certain organs of the state are concerned, Magic Bus Istanbul General Manager says that the vehicle will attract great attention. Yılmaz Çelik continues: “The state encourages the amphibious model bus. We do whatever is necessary to benefit from these incentives. I hope we will get help from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. This bus does not belong to us alone. We can also make use of other operators or agents. Because it will increase our income as a country.
It receives 47 passengers, including the vehicle driver, who acts as both a bus and a ship. It includes the comfort of the bus, and includes the items on board. As the engine is not affected by water, it has a cabin, navigation, lifejacket as on the ship; He has WC.
It speeds up to 15 kilometers. It can cross the Golden Horn in 3-5 minutes. But since we are looking for tour purposes, we plan to connect the Amfibibus guests from one side to the other in 30 minutes.
Hopefully busses passing bozulmaz.bozul estuary in the sea even if the screen is not sincere see the illustration below, this is Turkey ...