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RAILWAYS

Postal History of the Ottoman Railways

In the Ottoman Empire, the British, French and Germans, who were granted railway concessions, had separate spheres of influence. France; Northern Greece, Western and Southern Anatolia and Syria, England; Romania, Western Anatolia, Iraq and Basra [more…]

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Intercity Railways

Railroad means strength and independence

In the early years of the Republic, a national and independent railway policy was pursued on the basis of development and defense. In the early years of the Republic, a national and independent railway policy was pursued on the basis of development and defense. Great impossibilities [more…]

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About Hejaz Railway

The Ottoman Empire was very sensitive about the adaptation of modern technology to the country. For example, it is seen that communication technology such as the telegraph was transferred to the Ottoman country shortly after it started to be used in the West. Telegraph in 1832 to the west, [more…]

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Chester Project

Chester Project: One of the greatest symbols of the Industrial Revolution, the railway entered the Ottoman Empire before many innovations. The first railway within the Ottoman Empire, with the encouragement of the British, Alexandria in Egypt [more…]

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TCDD History and Nostalgic Images

History of TCDD and Nostalgic Images History of the railroad in the Ottoman territory (History of TCDD), 1851 was granted the privilege of the 211 km Cairo-Alexandria Railway line in 23, and the history of the railways within today's national borders is XNUMX. [more…]