Turkish Airlines support for Japan Earthquake Recovery Efforts

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

thy japan Sanriku RailwayJapan and the Republic of Turkey have maintained good relations for over a century. The friendly relations, which started with the visit of Ottoman Empire's Ertugrul Frigate to Japan and the disaster following the visit, has reached its 125th anniversary in 2015. Commemorating 125th anniversary of the friendship between Japan and Turkey, Turkish Airlines announced an important social responsibility project in Japan.

Turkish Airlines provides support to the development of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture which was hit hard with the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

As part of a social responsibility project, Turkish Airlines decorates one of the trains in the Sanriku Railway with its colors and logo. The advertisement cost will be allocated to the region where the disaster occurred.

thy Sanriku Railway

Sanriku Railway Co. is set to restart full-scale operation of its South Rias and North Rias lines.

Train runs are set to resume on a 15-km stretch between Yoshihama and Kamaishi stations on the southern line Saturday, and on a 10.5-km stretch between Omoto and Tanohata stations on the northern line Sunday.

Covering most of Iwate’s coastline, Sanriku Railway’s two lines were a central part of life for many residents before the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.


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