INSET: CENTRAL ISTANBUL
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MODERN TRAM ROUTES
|T1||Kabataş - Karaköy - Sirkeci - Sultanahmet - Laleli Üniversitesi - Yusufpaşa - Topkapı - Zeytinburnu - Bağcılar|
|T4||Topkapı - Vatan - Demirkapı - Rami - Cumhuriyet - Mescid-i Selam|
HERITAGE TRAM ROUTES
|T2||Taksim - Beyoğlu|
|T3||Kadıköy - Moda - Kadıköy (Clockwise loop line)|
LIGHT RAIL ROUTES
|M1A||Yenikapı - Aksaray - Topkapı Ulutbatlı - Bayrampaşa Maltepe - Otogar - Zeytinburnu - Atatürk Havalimanı (Atatürk Airport)|
|M1B||Yenikapı - Aksaray - Topkapı Ulutbatlı - Bayrampaşa Maltepe - Otogar - Bağcılar - Kirazlı|
|M2||Yenikapı - Haliç - Şişhane - Taksim - Levent - Sanayi Mahallesi (branch line to: - Seyrantepe) - Hacıosman|
|M3||Kirazlı - İkitelli Sanayi - MetroKent (Başakşehir) / Olimpiyat|
|M4||Kadıköy - Ünalan - Bostancı - Maltepe - Kartal - Tavşantepe|
|Tünel||Karaköy - Beyoğlu|
|Kabataş-Taksim Funicular||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: 65.6 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.
- F1 (Istanbul Metro)
- Istanbul Metro
- Istanbul nostalgic tramways
- Istanbul Tram
- Public transport in Istanbul
- Rahmi M. Koç Museum
- Trams in Istanbul
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