THE GS TRAM SITE
TÜRKİYE - TURKEY
15 Dec. 2017
The Istanbul network after the extension of metro line M4 to Tavşantepe on 10 Oct. 2016 and the opening of metro line 5
between Üsküdar and Yamanevler on 15 Dec. 2017.
TÜRKIYE - TURKEY
GS Web Site Home
INSET: CENTRAL ISTANBUL
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Operator: İstanbul Ulaşım
MODERN TRAM ROUTES
||Kabataş - Karaköy - Sirkeci - Sultanahmet - Laleli Üniversitesi - Yusufpaşa -
Topkapı - Zeytinburnu - Bağcılar
||Topkapı - Vatan - Demirkapı - Rami - Cumhuriyet - Mescid-i Selam
HERITAGE TRAM ROUTES
||Taksim - Beyoğlu
||Kadıköy - Moda - Kadıköy (Clockwise loop line)
LIGHT RAIL ROUTES
||Yenikapı - Aksaray - Topkapı Ulutbatlı - Bayrampaşa Maltepe - Otogar - Zeytinburnu -
Atatürk Havalimanı (Atatürk Airport)
||Yenikapı - Aksaray - Topkapı Ulutbatlı - Bayrampaşa Maltepe - Otogar - Bağcılar - Kirazlı
||Yenikapı - Haliç - Şişhane - Taksim - Levent - Sanayi Mahallesi (branch line to: -
Seyrantepe) - Hacıosman
||Kirazlı - İkitelli Sanayi - MetroKent (Başakşehir) / Olimpiyat
||Kadıköy - Ayrılık Çeşmesı - Ünalan - Bostancı - Maltepe - Kartal - Tavşantepe
||Üsküdar – Kışıklı - Yamanevler
||Karaköy - Beyoğlu
||Kabataş - Taksim
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Modern tramways: 33.8 km.
- Heritage tramway Taksim - Tünel Meydanı (T2): 1.6 km.
- Heritage tramway Kadıköy-Moda (T3): 2.6 km.
- Light rail: 25.5 km.
- Metro: 76 km.
- Tünel Funicular: 573 m.
- Kabataş-Taksim Funicular: 594 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.
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