858 - Kentlerimizde raylı sistemler araştırması 2018

The rail usage in Turkish cities – 2018


Biggest rolling stock fleet

There are slightly more than 2700 metro, LRV, suburban train cars and tram sets in Turkey. Almost half of them is in Istanbul.

Ankara has the second biggest fleet.

All of Marmaray cars and Ankara’s CRRC metro cars are included in this figures.

Here below is the list of railcar fleets of Turkish cities:

Kentlerin raylı sistem araç parkı
Rolling stock of Turkish cities
Next page: Highest ridership

Written by Onur Uysal

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

2 comments

  1. Thank you for all the information. I read that Adaray in Adapazarı has been suspended recently, so there the network length and usage decreased. Is it going to be reactivated? Is the suspension due to the connection to Karasu port that was listed as a project earlier (https://railturkey.org/2016/04/15/which-projects-will-not-be-commissioned-this-year/)?
    You write about Gaziantep and Kayseri getting suburban railway systems. What about Balıkesir? In 2015 you wrote that the municipality wants to have it finished by 2018 (https://railturkey.org/2015/12/26/suburban-service-project-for-balikesir/). Has there been any progress made here?

    1. The electrification around Balikesir is completed, thus a suburban train on one track may start soon. An agreement was signed between municipality and TCDD in late 2017. Stations have to be built. It may take 1-2 years. No official decleration was made until now about reason of suspension and plans for future.

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