Mehmetçik Train Begins Exhibiting in Eskişehir

mehmetcik train
mehmetcik train

Soldiers train started to be exhibited in Eskişehir: Turkey's first domestic locomotive and produced for kids in 1957 'soldiers' from steam locomotives began to be exhibited in Eskişehir railway park. In 2012, within the scope of the project of taking the High Speed ​​Train (YHT) line underground in Eskişehir, the construction of the area on Hatboyu Street is underway. With the project prepared by TCDD, landscape and recreation project is continuing on Hatboyu Street in an area of ​​approximately 30 thousand square meters where the railway is underground. Within the framework of the works, walking paths, water pools, kiosks and green areas are built in the area which was formerly used as a railroad. In order to remind the old railroad, the walkway was created by covering the area with glass and covering it with glass.

The project area also by the railwaymen 'balance' called and locomotive repair the machines they move with the arm strength of railwaymen to Eskisehir CER produced in the workshops of Turkey's first steam locomotive, 'began to be exhibited at the soldiers.


In 1957, in Eskişehir Cer workshop,, Mehmetçik 'and çocuklar Efe Ankara named 2 steam locomotives were produced for the children in Ankara Youth Park. 20 35 1961 1915 97 70 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX The locomotive named 'Mehmetçik', which was placed in the railway park, was appreciated by the citizens. Citizens visiting the area and especially children take a souvenir photo with the mini steam locomotive.
TCDD officials stated that the project was focused on and that in the coming days the park will be completely finished.

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