THE GS TRAM SITE
TÜRKİYE - TURKEY
The Istanbul tram network at its maximum extent.
TÜRKIYE - TURKEY
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INSET: CENTRAL ISTANBUL
I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is
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Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time
the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.
Operator: Istanbul Electrik, Tramway ve Tünel Isletmeleri (IETT)
Note: Some route numbers were duplicated. In such cases, the second occurrence of a route number has an asterisk (*) after it.
These symbols were not used by the operator, however.
||Kadıköy - Karaca Ahmet - Bağlarbaşı - Kısıklı
||Kadıköy - Altıyol - İhlamor - Bostancı
||Kadıköy - Altıyol - İhlamor - Fenerbahçe
||Kadıköy - Altıyol - Hasanpaşa
||Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Şişli
||Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Şişli
||Üsküdar - Bağlarbaşı - Kısıklı
||Fatih - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye
||Kadıköy - Karaca Ahmet - Üsküdar
||Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Maçka
||Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Maçka
||Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Maçka
||Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Şişli - Mecidiyeköy
||Aksaray - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Tünel - Taksim - Harbiye - Tatavla (Kurtuluş)
||Kadıköy - Altıyol - Moda
||Eminönü - Karaköy - Beşiktaş - Ortaköy - Bebek
||Aksaray - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Beşiktaş - Ortaköy
||Topkapı - Aksaray - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Bahçekapı
||Yedikule - Aksaray - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Bahçekapı
||Fatih - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Eminönü - Karaköy - Beşiktaş
||Edirnekapı - Fatih - Beyazıt - Sirkeci - Bahçekapı
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tramways: ? km.
- Tünel Funicular: 573 m.
- City trams (first-generation): (horse-drawn:) 1871 - 1912; (electric): 1912 - 3 Oct. 1966
- City trams (second-generation, full-service): 13 June 1992 - today.
- City trams (heritage tramways): (T2) 29 Dec. 1990 - today; (T3) 1 Nov. 2003 - today.
- Light rail (M1): 3 Sept. 1989 - today.
- Metro: 16 Sept. 2000 - today.
- Underground funicular (Tünel): (steam-operated): 17 Jan. 1875 - 1971; (electric): 3 Nov. 1971 - today.
- Kabataş-Taksim Funicular (electric): 29 June 2006 - today.
- Trams (first-generation): ? mm.
- Trams (second-generation and heritage): 1435 mm.
- Light rail (M1): 1435 mm.
- Metro: 1435 mm.
- Underground funicular (Tünel): 1435 mm.
- Kabataş-Taksim Funicular: 1435 mm.
The Rahmi M. Koç Museum
has a preserved tram from the 1st generation system as well as other objects of interest.
Also, thanks to Michiel J.L. Rademakers, from Tilburg (The Netherlands), for further information provided through personal communication.
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