Train services interrupted in Istanbul’s Marmaray

ISTANBUL: The major power outage across Turkey which was caused by the breakdown in general electric system of the country, paralyzed the train services in Marmaray – Istanbul’s and world’s first underwater rail link connecting two continents.

Unexpected major power cut interrupted the services in Marmaray as well. Several trains with hundreds of passengers on board stuck in the tunnels under Bosporus. The passengers were evacuated from the tunnels on foot.