TCDD's 163. Organized in cooperation with TCDD and Izmir State Symphony Orchestra within the scope of the Anniversary of the Foundation, the first concert series was held in Ankara Station.
TCDD Deputy General Director İsmail Çağlar and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Deputy General Director of Fine Arts Necmettin Akben attended the concert.
Caglar, recently lost the duty of martyrs Recep Tunaboylu and Sedat Yurtsever killed martyrs in remembrance and gratefully noted in his speech said;
“23 In September 1856, Turkish railways started with the construction of İzmir-Aydın line. We are proud and happy to be celebrating our anniversary. kuruluş
“TCDD IS NOT ONLY A RAILWAY ORGANIZATION”
He stressed that TCDD is not only a railway organization but also the headquarters of the War of Independence. Çağlar used the following expressions:
"The Republic of Turkey State Railways is not only a railway company is also the headquarters of the Liberation War, managed the village, non-book library or even school, biilaç rural hospital, a land train carrying letters from abroad, Anatolia, a port that opens to the world from the Mediterranean, Asia and a tunnel connecting Europe from under the sea, a strategic center where goods going to overseas are stored, high-speed anchors connecting the continents and their quantity. ”
“Railways are a sacred torch that illuminates this country with the lights of civilization and prosperity orum and I would like to thank all my colleagues and all our colleagues who work in the heart of this walk led by Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk who emphasizes the importance of railways.”
Caglar, “Our organization 163. We will live and live with our people by giving a series of concerts in the cities on the route of the Touristic East Express, which we have recently launched the enthusiasm of the foundation anniversary and which presents the beauties of all cities and towns on the Ankara-Kars route. I would like to thank the artists of the Izmir State Symphony Orchestra for their congratulations, and congratulate all of our people and railroaders who have a love of railroad in their hearts.
Izmir State Symphony Orchestra performers will repeat their concerts in the scope of the tour until 28 September in Erzincan, Erzurum, Kars and Sivas Divrigi respectively.