Overview:Metro İstanbul, an affiliate company of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality operating the tramway, metro, light rail, funicular and aerial cable cars in Istanbul, was establishe in 1988 by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to operate the rail system network in the city.
Founded by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for operating the urban railway network in the metropolitan area, the company currently operates 12 urban railway lines of 154,25 km, carrying over 2 million passengers on a daily basis. Winning the UITP’s (International Association of Public Transport) best practice award in meeting high passenger demand with its T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line.
Upon the completion of the rail-based transport investments that have recently been speeded up, Metro Istanbul will soon be serving a greater number of passengers with higher quality. With this in mind, the company demonstrated its commitment to sustainable development by continuously investing in R&D and human resources, offering world-class, fast and effective transportation services and constantly improving its transportation technologies.
In addition to its rail system network operation, Metro Istanbul also maintains and repairs rail system vehicles, stations, stationary facilities, network infrastructures, electric and electronic systems. In addition to its operation, repair and maintenance activities, our company also offers engineering and consultancy services both for Istanbul’s future metro projects and domestic and international public transportation systems.