Corporate

Timeline

16.08.1988

Metro Istanbul was established under the title of Istanbul Ulasim.

11.03.1989

First stage of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line is commissioned in between Kartaltepe-Kocatepe and Emniyet stations.

03.09.1989

Aksaray-Kartaltepe-Kocatepe stations became operational with the commissioning of Aksaray Station of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line.

24.12.1989

Connection in between Esenler and Kartaltepe-Kocatepe became operational on M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line.

13.06.1992

First stage of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line is commissioned in between Yusufpasa and Beyazit.

10.07.1992

Beyazit-Sirkeci extension of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line is completed and services commenced in between Yusufpasa and Sirkeci .

29.12.1992

Yusufpasa-Topkapi extension of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line is completed and services commenced in between Topkapi and Sirkeci.

11.04.1993

TF1 Macka-Taskisla Cable Car Line is commissioned.

31.01.1994

Kartaltepe/Kocatepe-Zeytinburnu extension of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line is commissioned.

07.03.1994

Zeytinburnu-Bakirkoy/Incirli extension of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line is commissioned.

10.03.1994

Second stage of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line in between Topkapi-Zeytinburnu is commissioned and services commenced in between Zeytinburnu and Sirkeci.

25.08.1995

Aksaray-Yenibosna services commenced with the commissioning of Bakirkoy/Incirli-Yenibosna extension of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line.

20.04.1996

Eminonu Station of T1 Kabatas Bagcilar Tram Line is commissioned and services commenced in between Zeytinburnu and Eminonu.

15.01.1999

Bahcelievler Station of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line is commissioned.

16.09.2000

First stage of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned in between Taksim and Levent.

31.10.2000

4.Levent Station of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned and services commenced in between Taksim and 4.Levent.

20.12.2002

Yenibosna-Ataturk Airport extension of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Metro Line is commissioned and services commenced in between Aksaray and Ataturk Airport.

01.11.2003

T3 Kadikoy-Moda Tram Line is commissioned.

30.01.2005

Eminonu-Findikli extension of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line is commissioned.

01.11.2005

TF2 Eyup-Piyer Loti Cable Car Line is commissioned.

29.06.2006

F1 Taksim-Kabatas Funicular Line is commissioned.

29.06.2006

Findikli-Kabatas extension of T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar Tram Line is commissioned and services commenced in between Zeytinburnu and Kabatas.

14.09.2006

T2 Zeytinburnu-Bagcilar Tram Line is commissioned.

17.09.2007

First stage of T4 Topkapi-Mescid-i Selam Tram Line in between Sehitlik and Mescid-i Selam stations is commissioned.

30.01.2009

4.Levent-Ataturk Oto Sanayi and Taksim-Sishane extensions of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned.

18.03.2009

Second stage of T4 Topkapi-Mescid-i Selam Tram Line in between Sehitlik and Topkapi stations is commissioned.

29.03.2010

First and second stages of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line are combined and uninterrupted services commenced in between Taksim and Ataturk Oto Sanayi.

02.09.2010

Darussafaka Station of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned.

11.11.2010

Seyrantepe Station of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned and shuttle services commenced in between Sanayi Mahallesi and Seyrantepe.

03.02.2011

Platform structures of T2 Zeytinburnu-Bagcilar Tram Line are made suitable for low floored trams and T1 and T2 Lines are combined and formed T1-Kabatas-Bagcilar Line.

09.07.2011

Haciosman Station of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned.

22.02.2012

Esenler Station is renovated within the context of M1B construction and recommissioned.

17.08.2012

First stage of M4 Kadikoy-Tavsantepe Metro Line is completed and services commenced in between Kadikoy and Kartal.

14.06.2013

M3 Kirazli-Basaksehir/Metrokent Metro Line and Shuttle Services in between İkitelli Sanayi and Olimpiyat are commissioned.

14.06.2013

Otogar-Kirazli stage of M1 Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport-Kirazli Line is completed and the line is divided as M1A Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport Line and M1B Yenikapi-Kirazli Line

29.10.2013

Ayrilik Cesmesi Station is constructed as a part of M4 Kadikoy-Tavsantepe Metro Line's first stage and commissioned at the same day with Marmaray.

15.02.2014

Yenikapi and Halic stations of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line are commissioned.

15.02.2014

Halic Metro Bridge which harbours Halic Station of 2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned.

27.02.2014

18 "Istanbul Tram" which are manufactured by Metro Istanbul, started their services at T4 Topkapi-Mescid-i Selam after a ceremony.

16.03.2014

Vezneciler-Istanbul University Station of M2 Yenikapi-Haciosman Metro Line is commissioned.

09.11.2014

Yenikapi Station is commissioned and commenced providing services to M1A Yenikapi-Ataturk Airport and M1B Yenikapi-Kirazli Metro Lines.

19.04.2015

M6 Levent-Bogazici University/Hisarustu Metro Line is commissioned.

20.05.2016

Corporate name changed to Metro Istanbul after serving as Istanbul Ulaşım for 28 years.

10.10.2016

Second stage of M4 Kadikoy-Tavsantepe Metro Line is commissioned in between Kartal and Tavsantepe.

15.12.2017

First stage of M5 Uskudar-Cekmekoy Metro Line is completed and services commenced in between Uskudar and Yamanevler.

21.10.2018

Second stage of M5 Uskudar-Cekmekoy Metro Line is commissioned in between Yamanevler-Cekmekoy.

30.08.2019

"Night Metro services" commenced on Friday, Saturday and Public Holiday nights on 6 of our metro lines (M1A - M1B - M2 - M4 - M5 - M6)

28.10.2020

First stage of M7 Kabatas-Esenyurt Metro Line is completed and services commenced in between Mecidiyekoy and Mahmutbey.

01.01.2021

First stage of T5 Eminonu-Alibeykoy Cep Otogari Tram Line is completed and services commenced in between Cibali and Alibeykoy Cep Otogari.

25.01.2021

Rıza Paşa Station is added to on the T3 Kadıköy-Moda Tram Line between Moda and Mühürdar Stations, thus, the number of stations on the line is increased to 11.