Istanbul metro line opening by Erdogan

Speedy 120-km/h metro line inaugurated in Istanbul

Transport minister Adil Karaismailoğlu and president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the opening ceremony. 2023, https://twitter.com/akaraismailoglu

The Turkish ministry of Transport and Infrastructure this week inaugurated a metro line to Istanbul Airport. The line stands out for its speed, as in some sections passengers will be travelling at 120 kilometres per hour. The line has a capacity of 800,000 travellers on a daily basis, the ministry says.

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Istanbul metro line opening by Erdogan

Speedy 120-km/h metro line inaugurated in Istanbul

Transport minister Adil Karaismailoğlu and president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the opening ceremony. 2023, https://twitter.com/akaraismailoglu

The Turkish ministry of Transport and Infrastructure this week inaugurated a metro line to Istanbul Airport. The line stands out for its speed, as in some sections passengers will be travelling at 120 kilometres per hour. The line has a capacity of 800,000 travellers on a daily basis, the ministry says.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

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