Istanbul is a city where the means of transportation have been transformed from day to day with its settlement area which has expanded throughout its history. Transportation networks are highly developed in Istanbul, which has an inner-city transportation history from the throne of the revans to the strings, the horse-drawn trams, the trolleybuses, and today cars, subways, buses, minibuses.
Historic Karaköy Tunnel, one of the symbols of Istanbul, Nostalgic Tram and Nostalgic Fashion Tram, which is located on Istiklal Street, carry domestic and foreign tourists and Istanbul passengers who want to have a nostalgic experience on their historical routes today.
IZMT General Directorate of Tunnel Tram Operational Manager Remzi Aydin shared information about Nostalgic Tram.
31 as Istanbul's first tram After the Azapkapı-Beşiktaş tram, which was opened for service on July 1871, electric trams that have developed after years have swept all over the city. Electric trams have been replaced by trams, but electric trams have also been left out of service due to developing urban transportation.
When the re-commissioning of the electric tram for the purpose of nostalgia in 1989 came to the agenda, the pedestrian traffic was designated as a suitable symbolic line for İstiklal Street Nostalgic Tram.
Remzi Aydin, General Manager of Tunnel Tramway of General Directorate of IETT Enterprises, stated that 1966, one of the tram vehicles used in the business before 3, was renewed and made ready for operation in the new line.
Nostalgic Tram, 29 On January 1990 began to carry passengers on the Taksim-Tunnel route. In 2015, a new one was added by IETT personnel to the number of vehicles serving to 4.
Nostalgic Tram, which has become the symbol of Istanbul in time, has Taksim, Aga Mosque, Galatasaray, Odakule and Tunel stops on the 1870 meter line.
Nostalgic Tram, one of the most photographed objects in the world, serves between 07.00 and 22.30 hours every day.