Urban Transport

Last status of metro and tram projects of Turkey


Several metro and tram projects continue in 11 cities of Turkey.

Below is the list of all those projects:

Metro/tram projects of Istanbul Municipality

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality carries out 7 metro and tram projects:

  1. Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey-Esenyurt metro
  2. Eminönü-Alibeyköy (Haliç) tram
  3. Göztepe-Ümraniye metro
  4. Bostancı-Dudullu metro
  5. Çekmeköy-Sultanbeyli metro
  6. Ataköy-İkitelli metro
  7. Tavşantepe-Tuzla metro

Metro projects of Ministry of Transport in Istanbul

Ministry of Tranport started 3 metro projects in Istanbul. One of the metro projects of Municipality also was taken over by Ministry:

  1. Gayrettepe-İstanbul Airport-Halkalı metro
  2. Tavşantepe-Sabiha Gökçen Airport metro extension
  3. Başakşehir-Kayaşahir metro
  4. Kirazlı-Halkalı metro

Metro/tram projects in Izmir and Ankara

Metro and tram projects carried out by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality are as follows:

  1. Narlıdere metro
  2. Buca metro
  3. Çiğli tram
  4. Karabağlar metro

Transport of Ministry owned a 4.5 km long metro project in İzmir (Halkapınar metro), but that has not started yet.

There are 2 rail projects ongoing in Ankara:

  1. M4 Kızılay extension (Ministry)
  2. Ankaray Söğütözü and Natayolu extension

Metro/tram projects in other cities

There are several metro and tram projects in other cities of Turkey:

  1. Gaziantep suburban system (Gaziray)
  2. Antalya Varsaklı-Zerdalilik tram
  3. Eskişehir tram extensions
  4. Konya metro (Ministry)
  5. Bursa T2 tram
  6. Gebze-Darıca metro (Ministry)
  7. Mersin metro
  8. Afyon suburban system (Afray)

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