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Today in History: 9 April 1921 TBMM, by law Anatolia-Baghdad Railway ...

Today in History 9 April 1921 The Turkish Grand National Assembly increased the transportation tariff of the Anatolian-Baghdad Railway 6 times by law. The transportation fees on the lines were collected according to the tariffs prepared in 1888, 1892 and 1902, depending on the location of the line. The government wanted to restrict civilian transportation on the railways, allocating the lines for military needs and providing income. April 9, 1923 American Admiral Colby M. Chester's “Chester [more…]