Istanbul Trams celebrate 102's first anniversary: 11 1914 will be celebrated on Thursday, February 11.
For the anniversary of Nostalji trams, which will be indispensable for Istanbul, 11 February 2016 will be celebrated on Thursday at 11.00-11.30. The ceremony will be held with the participation of IETT General Manager Mümin Kahveci, IETT management and citizens.
The program, which will start with the opening speech, will take place in Nostalgic Tram, photographing İstiklal Street, distribution of sahlep, distribution of souvenir pillows and music concert of event wagon.
Electric factory established for trams
The trams, which are considered to be the militant of public transportation in Istanbul, and famous for their varicose vectors, provide uninterrupted service for 1914 year until 43. Upon the start of the Balkan War, when the horses in the hands of the Tram Company are compulsorily enlisted, transportation services in the city are interrupted for a while. Seeing that it is not possible for this situation to continue for a long time, the Ottoman Empire started to work for the transition to electricity. Thereupon In the 1913 11 Silahtarağa Turkey's first electric plant was established in February xnumx't before the tram network, then supplying electricity to the city.