Marmaray rail service partially suspended due to technical issues in Istanbul
ISTANBULRailway services on Istanbul’s Marmaray, which connects the city’s European and Asian sides with a tunnel below the Bosphorus, was partially suspended due to technical issues on April 12.
According to initial reports, a train went off the track between Üsküdar and the Ayrılıkçeşmesi stations.
Authorities said the derailment occurred due to technical reasons.
“Our rail service is [only continuing] between Üsküdar and Kazlıçeşme due to a technical breakdown,” a statement on the Marmaray’s official website read.
Some passengers had to disembark from the train and walk through the tunnel due to the breakdown, social media posts have showed.