267 - İzmir metrosu - Eshot

Urban transport by rail in Izmir


Rail network currently in use, under construction and planned in İzmir.

İzmir has the longest suburban train service with highes ridership, very short but dense metro line and two new tram lines.

Izmir is planning to extend its suburban service which is succesfully integrated with other transport solutions.

There are two metro projects in Izmir, one of which is undertaken by Metropolitan Municipality, other by Ministry of Transport.

Figures

Rail network length: 178 km (136 km suburban, 20 km metro, 22 km tram line)

Rolling stock fleet: 429 rail cars (219 suburban cars, 172 metro cars, 38 tram sets)

Ridership: 202.6 million (2017)

Last update date: 4/2018
Cover photo: Eshot ©

Next page: Current rail network

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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