Rail Transport in Istanbul and Current Rail System Network

Considering the fact that İstanbu has a multi-centered and different settlement structure and the potential for rapid development and change, the existing rail system does not respond to the desired level.


Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality provides solutions for the development of rail systems for the transportation of transportation problems.

General Business Information

Istanbul Metro is one of the main lines that Istanbul Transport Inc. operates. The line length of the subway operating between Şişhane and Atatürk Auto Industries is 15,65 Km. The 10 station offers 12 (quad-series) services at the 231.163 station, and XNUMX passengers are available daily.

Transportation Inc. The new metro line of Aksaray-Otogar-Airport, which provides operational services, carries around 252.289 passengers per day and the 18 station between Aksaray-Airport 31 significantly reduces the intensity of urban transportation in minutes.

It has a total length of 14 km and serves 215.484 passengers a day. Kabataş The street tram between -Zraktifburnu provides fast and comfortable transportation especially in the historical peninsula. This line, which has been extended to Bağcılar with the Zeytinburnu-Bağcılar extension, takes the light metro to Zeytinburnu and Aksaray stations. Kabataş By connecting the Taksim funicular line to the Istanbul Metro, “full integration” was provided in the city rail systems.

The Habibler-Topkapı tram line serves approximately 15 passengers per day with the line length of 22 and the 60.000 station.

2009 Year Passenger Satisfaction Survey

Istanbul Transportation Inc. In May 2009, M1 Aksaray-Airport Metro, M2 Şişhane-AOS Metro, T1 Zeytinburnu-Kabataş Tramway, T2 Zeytinburnu-Bağcılar Tramway, T4 Habibler-Topkapı Tramway, F1 Taksim-Kabataş According to the results of the survey conducted by face-to-face interview method with 2 passengers on the Funicular lines and Eyüp-Piyer Map 2009. Istanbul General Rail System Network Map, 3813 Loti cable car line, general satisfaction levels of the passengers were determined as 76%. The five most satisfied service criteria draw attention as travel time, tourniquets' working status, security and toll attitudes and behaviors, in-vehicle information services and lighting of stations.

According to the 2009 Passenger Satisfaction Survey, M1 Aksaray- Airport Metro, M2 Taksim-4.Levent Metro, T1 Zeytinburnu- Kabataş Tramway, T2 Güngören-Bağcılar Tramway, F1 Taksim- Kabataş It has been determined that 4 private vehicles are prevented from traffic per day with the help of the funicular lines and finally T123.000 Habibler-Topkapı Tramway.

Maintenance and Repair of Rail Systems

Sound and anti-vibration isolation works in LRT line, rail grinding and re-profiling works in LRT, metro and tram lines, line and energy systems works, all periodical maintenance, repair and inspection works of subway and tram vehicles serving. Along with these, maintenance, modification and revision works of existing lines and energy systems continue throughout the year.

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