The 72-Year-Old Black Train Tours Tourists: The steam locomotive, which was restored for the purpose of touristic sightseeing after being rented to a private company by TCDD, reached Sandıklı district of Afyonkarahisar. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), a private company hired by the tourist trip after order was restored steam locomotives, came to the district of Afyonkarahisar boxes covered 8-day tour.
After being restored for touristic sightseeing, the 1998 model locomotive, which has been organized since 1942, came to Sandikli District of Afyonkarahisar with a group of 50 people consisting of German, Japanese, Bulgarian and British tourists. The locomotive departing from İzmir on October 12 will complete the tour on October 19 after traveling around Uşak, Afyonkarahisar, Sandıklı, Karakuyu, Isparta and Burdur.
Naci Akdag, the machinist of the coal-powered locomotive, said the 72-year-old locomotive made in Germany was commercially removed from the service in March 1990. films shot in Turkey, the number of locomotives involved in documentaries and is the only working steam locomotives in Turkey Akdag transfer Machinist German Henkel produced in the factory, some revisions were made in Usak. He said, "We are touring tourists with this train."
The locomotive moved to Burdur after water supplement and maintenance. During the maintenance of the locomotive, which is known as the 'Black Train' among the people, it met the needs of its passengers. Then he took a photo with a locomotive.