Transportation, Maritime and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim and Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay participated in, Alsancak Railway Station in Izmir Izmir Konya Blue Train the first time the ceremony was held in Izmir Alsancak Station. The ceremony was attended by AK Party deputies Ali Ashlik, Nesrin Ulema, Hamza Dag, Izmir Governor Cahit Kirac, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, TCDD General Manager Suleyman Karaman and approximately 500 people attended the ceremony. 350 million pounds spent on the renewed rail system with the blue train ride from 18 hours to 10 hours. Blue train between Izmir and Konya every evening at the time 20.00'de will rise mutually. Lightning, living in Izmir Konyalılar'ın peace of mind by taking the train can spend their hometowns said.
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