Turkey's first railway museum in the Sirkeci Train Station

Turkey's first railway museum in Sirkeci Station: Sirkeci Train Station in Istanbul's historic buildings, is hosting the Railway Museum. 11 years ago opened Turkey's first railway museum, it is kept more than 400 part. The museum welcomes its visitors with items belonging to Orient Express.


The beginning of Rumeli Railways is the end point of railways coming from Europe. Sirkeci Station, the subject of poetry of books, the address of separation and reunification. It is in the Railroad Museum, which is in the history of the station.

In the museum part of the museum belong to the famous Orient Express and used during the expedition welcomes visitors here. The first railway museum in Istanbul, which opened in 2005, exhibits approximately 400 historical artifacts from the Thrace line.

It is possible to see all kinds of artifacts used by the trainers at Orient Express in the museum. These include silverware, typewriters, telephone and telegrams and ticket cabinets.

19 The 19th century Anatolian - Ottoman railway company's station bell and 20 's legacy peron clock and the last medal of the last expedition of the train are among the notable works of the museum.

The Istanbul Railway Museum also brings together the first electric suburban train, which started its journey in 1955, with its enthusiasts. The museum exhibits examples of the old train constructions of Istanbul and is visited by many local and foreign people every year. Most of the visitors of the Railway Museum in Sirkeci, which is visited by 70 thousand people annually, constitutes foreign tourists.



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