In the 80th anniversary of the death of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of our republic, the “Atatürk Wagon”, which was used in the domestic trips of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the 3rd Region, attracted great interest by students and citizens.
Vagona visit citizens and students, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's study table, dining hall, rest room and bedroom, experienced moments of emotion.
TCDD 3. Regional Manager Selim Koçbay, Deputy Regional Director Nizamettin Çiçek and Soner Baş, TCDD Transport Inc., Izmir Regional Coordinator Habil Emir, Taşımacılık A.Ş. Murat Durkan, Vehicle Maintenance Manager, visited the ”Atatürk Wagon Araç.
Atatürk and White Train
Founder of Republic of Turkey Ataturk Great Leader 'for use in domestic trips in Germany in 1927 Wegman made by the company "White Train" consists of nine wagons. These wagons are Atatürk's dining and sleeping rooms. A wagon for the General Secretariat and Presidency of the Presidency consists of a two-way wagon, a restaurant and two second-class wagons and a foyer for the invited Government dignitaries.
The first five of these wagons belonging to Atatürk's White Train were 21 and the others were 19,6 meters. Wagons were equipped with modern and technical facilities in the conditions of that day. Each wagon was fitted with Görlitz system heavy bogies, the Urdinger type bumpers were equipped with hand and air brakes.