Today in History
28 November 1882 Various competitions were prepared, which could be models for private enterprises that would request the government regarding Nafia affairs in the Empire. The Sultan approved these rewards. These rewards were published in Düstur between the laws of “Railway and Bi't-savings Channel and Port and Construction-Nafia” on this date.
28 November 1907 Irrigation privilege of Konya Plain was given to Anadolu Railway Company. Accordingly, the water of Bey-city Lake is 200 km. It would be delivered to areas convenient for irrigation by canal. Thus, 53.000 hectares of land would be opened to irrigated agriculture. The project was completed in 1913 in accordance with the agreement.
28 November 1939 The decision of the referee Politis regarding the dispute with the Julius Berger group, which is constructing the Kütahya-Balıkesir railway: The remaining payments of the construction will be completed.
28 November 2005 As part of the efforts to revive Hicaz Railway, Jordan Hicaz Railway General Manager Abdul-Razag and his accompanying delegation came to our country at the invitation of TCDD.
28 November 2010 A fire broke out on Haydarpaşa Train Station and was soon extinguished.