Today in History: 4 October 1872 The Haydarpasa-Izmit railway

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4 October 1860 Constanta-Cernova (Boğazköy) line opened for operation. The navigation began. (64,4 km.)
4 October 1872 Haydarpasa-Tuzla line, which is the first part of Haydarpasa-Izmit railway, was completed in 14 month and commenced service with a ceremony.
4 October 1888 Deutsche Bank, headed by Georgevon Siemens, has received the privilege of extending and operating the Haydarpaşa-İzmit Line to Ankara. The concession right was 99 year and the construction period was 3 year. Deutsche Bank purchased the Haydarpaşa-Izmit line to 6 million Frank. The concession agreement was signed between the Minister of Public Affairs Zihni Pasha and Dr.Alfred Kuala, one of the executives of Stutgard-vvürtembergissche Vereinsbank. The date of the concession order was 30 September 1888.
4 October 1971 Pehlivanköy-Edirne-Kapıkule line was opened and the Istanbul-Edirne line 229 km. direct connection with Bulgaria was provided. The construction of this line started at 1968.
4 October 2005 The Council of State stopped the execution of the decision of the High Planning Council, which amended the TCDD Property Regulation and the TCDD's Master Status.

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