Today in History: 27 August 1914 Anatolian Baghdad Railway

Railway to Baghdad
Railway to Baghdad

Today in History
27 August 1914 The Sumike-Istabolat (57 km) line was opened in the Anatolian Baghdad Railway.
27 August 1922 Great offensive during the attack on the shepherds-Afyon (20 km) line began to be destroyed. Railroads and worked troops were run on 20 hours on non-break days. 7 km repair was done per day.
27 August 1934 The construction of the Afyon-Antalya line began in Afyon on the Day of Liberation.




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