Istanbul Metro Map 2019

Rail Transport Projects of Istanbul

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality will focus mainly in 2 metro projects in 2015, Uskudar-Umraniye-Cekmekoy and Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey. Extension of Kadikoy-Kartal metro to Kaynarca will be another project to focus this year. An investment of 1.7 bn TL is budgeted for these projects this year.

But the rail transport projects of Istanbul are not limited with these. There are many other projects preliminary analysis of which have already been finished, routes and budgets are set. Most of them are metro, others are cable car, monorail and ligh rail projects. Here are the deadlines, project value and 2015 budget of these projects:

Metro Project Deadline Total Cost (million TL) 2015 Budget (million TL)
Cekmekoy-Tasdelen Metro 2019 643 47
Dudullu-Bostanci Metro 2019 1516 25
Yenikapi-Incirli Metro 2019 1169 12
Bagcilar-Halkali Metro 2019 989 10
Başakşehir-Kayaşehir Tram 2018 1440 10
Beykoz Cable Car 2017 67 4
Umraniye-Atasehir-Goztepe Metro 2019 962 3
Kaynarca-Tuzla Metro 2019 683 3
Cekmekoy-Sultanbeyli Metro 2019 1403 3
Kaynarca-Pendik Metro 2019 386 2
Mahmutbey-Bahcesehir Metro 2019 2128 2
Çamlıca-Sultanbeyli Cable Car 2018 82 1
Libadiye Monorail 2019 292 1
Atakoy-Ikitelli Metro 2019 1368 0
Mecidiyeköy-Çamlıca Cable Car 2019 253 0
Sultançiftliği-Habibler Light Metro 2017 15 0
Sefaköy-Başakşehir Monorail 2019 678 0

These 10 projects need fund of 3.5 bn TL every year in average starting from 2016 in order to be completed in 2019 as planned. Including Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro project, Istanbul will need an investment of more than 4bn TL every year until 2019 for rail transport projects.

Map: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Metro Projects of Istanbul to Progress in 2015
Public Transport by Rail in Turkish Cities

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