📩 29/11/2018 19:47
Istanbul trams are a hundred years old: The electric trams that started their first voyage on February 11, 1914 and served Istanbulites for years are 100 years old. Ribbons were cut within the framework of the event held in front of the nostalgic tram in Tunel due to its 100th birthday.
100 is the most beautiful ornament of Istanbul photographs for a period and electric trams used in public transportation services for many years. celebrating As part of the 100 celebrations of the electric trams, a ribbon was cut in front of the nostalgic tram operating on Taksim-Tunnel line by IETT Deputy General Manager Mumin Kahveci and Beyiz Beautification Association President Nizam Isin.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mümin Kahveci said, “We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of this tram, which has been in the service of Istanbul residents for 100 years and continues to provide this service on Istiklal Street. To commemorate this, we issued tickets that were in use at that time and a commemorative coin. We give passengers tickets to remember us and have a pleasant journey. Beyoğlu Beautification Association contributed. They organized events to contribute to the tradesmen and the region. We thank them. I hope it will be at the service of Istanbulites for another 100 years. " said.
The nostalgic tram, with a wagon behind it, moved from Tunel to Taksim. Citizens who showed affection to the tram with wagons were gifted a purse containing an old tram ticket and souvenir money.
Within the framework of the celebrations, various music groups show their performances on the nostalgic tramway, which is fitted with a wagon.