World's Second, Turkey's first subway tunnel 142 year: İETT brand value, historical Karakoy Tunnel 142. Year celebrated.
The historical Karaköy Tunnel, which is the first in the world as an underground funicular system, the second subway in the world after London, and connects Karaköy and Beyoğlu with the shortest route, celebrated its 142th anniversary. Citizens, as well as the IETT management, showed great interest to the ceremony, which was held with the participation of IETT General Manager Arif Emecen.
After the celebration and commemorative photographs were taken in the tunnel, the thematic exhibition area was opened. IETT General Manager Arif Emecen, who gave a speech at the opening of the thematic exhibition area called. İETT Kültür Sanat Durağı en, said, Sanat As one of the most established institutions in the world, we have collected materials reflecting our history in this exhibition area. I would like to invite Istanbulites to our Culture Art Stop to see the historical materials used in Istanbul transportation. İstanbul At the end of the ceremony, the exhibition area was visited and Emecen gave the passengers a gift from the historic perforated coins in memory of the day. In addition, TÜNEL Magazine was prepared for the 142 year of Tünel. Tünel's history, unknown facts about Tünel, legends and historical photographs were included in the magazine.
The number of passengers per year is 5,5 million
Then Galata and Pera; Tünel, which connects Karaköy and Beyoğlu with the present name, provides services to its passengers uninterruptedly since 1875. The two wagons that move in the Tünel, which operates with a funicular system, change the line in the middle. This means zero accident risk. Each carriage with an 18 seat receives 170 passengers at a time. The tunnel, which is called as İstanbul Tunnel, Galata-Pera Tunnel, Galata Tunnel, Galata-Pera Underground Train, Istanbul City Train, Underground Elevator, Tahtelarz, has been carrying out 181 flights a day and carrying 15 passengers. The annual number of passengers in Tünel is 5,5 million.