Today in History: 5 January 1870 Hirsen, a French company in Paris ...

Today in History
5 January 1870 Hirsen, as a French company in Paris, founded the ları Societe Imperiale des Chemin de Fer de la Turquie d'Europe ale.
5 January 1871 First passenger transportation started in Yedikule-Bakırköy-Yeşilköy-Küçükçekmece line. People living in Istanbul saw the train for the first time. The culture of commuting by train in daily life started in Istanbul.
5 January 1893 British Ambassador Sir Clare Ford officially conveyed to the Porte that the granting of the concession of the Ankara-Konya line to the Germans would harm the British interests. The ambassador threatened the Ottoman Empire with the British navy coming to Izmir. French and Russian envoys supported the British.
5 January 1929 Laws on the purchase of the Anatolian-Baghdad and Mersin-Tarsus-Adana railways and the Haydarpasa Port were passed by the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
January 5, 2017 The Kecioren Metro line, which was built for 13 years, was opened with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.



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