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.

29.05.2021

Bahariye and Masko stations that are in the first stage of M9 Ataköy-Olympiyat Metro Line, were combined with İkitelli Sanayi, Ziya Gökalp Mahallesi and Olimpiyat stations and started revenue operations in between Bahariye and Olimpiyat .