İstanbul Railway Museum

İstanbul Railway Museum

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The İstanbul Railway Museum is a railway museum situated within the historic İstanbul Sirkeci Terminal at Sirkeci neighborhood of Fatih district in İstanbul, Turkey. Opened on September 23, 2005, the museum is owned and operated by the Turkish State Railways. In the museum, which is housed in the 1888-built and 1890-opened railway terminal, around 300 historical items are on display. The exhibits of the museum covering an area of 145 m2 include parts of the trains and the railway stations, photographs, and related documents. A few of these are furniture and silver services used in dining cars, station office equipment, the driver cab of an electric suburban train, manufacturer plates of some historic TCDD rolling stock, warning plates, and a station's clock and bell. It was reported that 52,774 people, among them 31,153 foreign tourists, visited the museum in 2006.

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