Nostalgic buses made a city tour in Victory Day: Istanbul Electric Tramway and Tunnel Enterprises (IETT) after years of re-manufactured in accordance with the original nostalgic buses 30 August Victory Day did the city tour.
Journey of 5 nostalgic buses departing from Topkapı Garage KabataşIt lasted until. It was seen that the citizens showed great interest in nostalgic buses and took photos throughout the road.
IETT Head of Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Aydin Akdag, renewed buses, Istanbul said they lived in the happiness of meeting the city, said they would continue to win the city's bus.
Explaining that four buses of the "Renault Scemia" brand were purchased from France in 1927, one of the buses that were renewed in accordance with the fidelity, Akdağ explained that these buses served on the Taksim-Beşiktaş line for 4 years.
Stating that the buses were suspended after 1942, Akdağ said:
“Now, we reproduced one of those buses in October last year, in accordance with the original, in the workshops at İkitelli Garage. Thus, we brought Istanbul's first bus back to the streets of the city. Another nostalgic bus of ours is the 'Leyland', which was bought 1967 from England in 300. These buses worked especially on all ring lines passing through Beyazıt. Not only is Turkey a unique vehicles produced and served until 1992. Trolleybuses, which have a special place on Istanbul roads, have been renting in Istanbul for 1871 years since 90. Turkey's first domestic trolleybus of 'Tosun' time came in 1968. That 'Tosun' will meet with the streets of the city today due to the 30th of August Victory Day. The restoration and renovation of all these buses were completely done by IETT and by IETT employees. "
Akdağ stated that the "Scania Vabis" brand bus, which was used as a public transportation vehicle in Istanbul during World War II, was also re-manufactured in accordance with the original and said the bus was converted from a truck.
Stating that IETT will bring two more nostalgic vehicles to Istanbul residents until the beginning of the year, Akdağ noted that the passengers will have the opportunity to listen to the music of that period on the buses that will serve mostly in the historical peninsula.