CityRailTransit
Timeline of the Istanbul (Turkey) Rail Transit Network

Suburban Trains (Banliyö Trenleri)

04-01-1871: Société Générale pour l'Exploitation des Chemins de Fer Orientaux (B1) > Yedikule - Kuçukçekmece (+16.441 km)
__-__-1872: Ottoman gvmt (B2) > Haydarpasa (former station) - Feneryolu (+3.332 km)
22-07-1872: Société Générale pour l'Exploitation des Chemins de Fer Orientaux (B1) > Kuçukçekmece - Halkali - (Hadimköy) (+3.737 km)
27-07-1872: Société Générale pour l'Exploitation des Chemins de Fer Orientaux (B1) > Yedikule - Sirkeci (+7.456 km)
22-09-1872: Ottoman gvmt (B2) > Feneryolu - Pendik (+21.162 km)
01-01-1873: Ottoman gvmt (B2) > Pendik - Gebze (+19.681 km)
19-08-1908: Société du Chemin de fer Ottoman d'Anatolie (B2) > Haydarpasa (current station) opened
01-11-1955: TCDD (B1) > Sirkeci - Halkali (27.634 km) electrified
29-05-1969: TCDD (B2) > Haydarpasa - Gebze (44.175 km) electrified

Metro (Istanbul Ulasim - Android / iOS)

11-03-1989: M1a > Aksaray - Kocatepe (+6.578 km)
24-12-1989: M1b > Kocatepe - Esenler (former station) (+1.838 km)
31-01-1994: M1a > Otogar - Zeytinburnu (+4.866 km)
07-03-1994: M1a > Zeytinburnu - Bakirköy-Incirli (+1.381 km)
25-08-1995: M1a > Bakirköy-Incirli - Yenibosna (+3.450 km)
15-01-1999: M1a > Bahçelievler station added
16-09-2000: M2 > Taksim - 4. Levent (+8.439 km)
20-12-2002: M1a > Yenibosna - Atatürk Havalimani (+1.836 km)
30-01-2009: M2 > 4.  Levent - Atatürk Oto Sanayi (+5.550 km)
30-01-2009: M2 > Taksim - Sishane (+1.650 km)
02-09-2010: M2 > Atatürk Oto Sanayi - Darüssafaka (+1.272 km)
11-11-2010: M2 > Sanayi - Seyrantepe (+1.670 km)
23-05-2011: M2 > Darüssafaka - Haciosman (+1.350 km)
22-02-2012: M1b > Esenler (current station) station added
17-08-2012: M4 > Kadiköy - Kartal (+21.6 km)
10-09-2012: M3 > Kirazli - Olimpiyat / MetroKent (+15.9 km)
14-06-2013: M1b > (Aksaray) - Esenler - Bagcilar (+4.6 km)

Light Rail (Istanbul Ulasim)

13-06-1992: T1 > Beyazit - Yusufpasa (+1.725 km)
10-07-1992: T1 > Beyazit - Sirkeci (+1.891 km)
29-12-1992: T1 > Yusufpasa - Topkapi (+2.583 km)
10-03-1994: T1 > Topkapi - Zeytinburnu (+3.799 km)
20-04-1996: T1 > Sirkeci - Eminönü (+0.446 km)
__-07-2004: T1 > Eminönü - Zeytinburnu (10.444 km) [upgraded to low-floor´s trams standards]
30-01-2005: T1 > Eminönü - Findikli (+2.358 km)
__-06-2006: T1 > Findikli - Kabatas (+0.415 km)
14-09-2006: T2 > Zeytinburnu - Bagcilar (+5.750 km)
10-09-2007: T4 > Sehitlik - Mescid-i Selam (+12.592 km)
18-03-2009: T4 > Sehitlik - Topkapi (+2.385 km)
__-__-2011: T2 > (Zeytinburnu) - (Bagcilar) service withdrawn
__-__-2011: T1 > (Zeytinburnu) - (Bagcilar)

Tramway (IETT/Istanbul Ulasim)

12-04-1990: NT > Taksim - Tünel (+1.626 km)
01-11-2003: T3 > LOOP (+2.6 km)

Funicular (IETT/Istanbul Ulasim)

12-01-1875: Tünel > Karaköy - Beyoglu (+0.573 km)
03-11-1971: Tünel > Karaköy - Beyoglu (0.573 km) electrified
30-06-2006: F1 > Taksim - Kabatas (+0.643 km)

Cable Car (Istanbul Ulasim)

11-04-1993: Maçka-Taskisla Teleferik > Maçka - Taskisla (+0.347 km)
__-__-2005: Eyüp-Pierre Loti Teleferik > Eyüp - Pierre Loti (+0.384 km)


Taksim (M1)
Kartaltepe-Kocatepe (HM1)
Zeytinburnu (TR1)
Tünel (NT1)


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