New Turkish Rail Tunnel Links Europe, Asia
October 29, 2013. Turkey has opened an underwater railway tunnel in Istanbul linking Europe and Asia. Tens of thousands of folks, as well as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, attended the ceremony.
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Turkey opens rail tunnel linking Europe to Asia
REUTERS/Murad Sezer. Turkey opened the planet's initial underwater rail link between two continents these days, connecting Asia and Europe and enabling Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to realise a project dreamt up by Ottoman sultans much more than a century ago.
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Turkey opens Europe-Asia railway tunnel
Turkey has opened a railway tunnel linking Europe and Asia, realising a strategy initially proposed by an Ottoman sultan 150 years ago. The Marmaray tunnel runs under the Bosporus, the strait that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and divides …
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