Rail system lines in Istanbul were used by half a billion people: In Istanbul last year, rail systems such as metro, tramway and cable cars were used by nearly 500 million people.
According to the information compiled from Istanbul Transportation Inc.'s passenger statistics, 2014 was the year that Istanbulites preferred the rail system in transportation. In Istanbul, which has a population of over 14 million, 477 million 502 thousand 372 people used public transportation vehicles with the rail system. Last year, the number of people transported by rail increased by about 75 million compared to the previous year and broke an all-time record in passenger transport.
Metro is first
The metro, which is one of the leading public transportation vehicles that carries the transportation load of Istanbul, came to the fore as the choice of Istanbulites in rail systems in 2014. 4 million 304 thousand 871 people were transported from 152 main metro lines served in the city. M112 Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro line took the first place in this area with 636 million 936 thousand 2 people.
M1 Yenikapı-Kirazlı-Atatürk Airport line 112 million 46 thousand 120, M2013 Başakşehir-Kirazlı-Olimpiyatköy metro line, which started to serve in June 3, 9 million 766 thousand 614, M4 Kadıköy70 million 421 thousand 482 people traveled on the Kartal metro line.
Tram, F1 and cable car lines
Last year, 3 million 159 thousand 530 people traveled on the trams serving 73 lines in Istanbul. T1 Bagcilar-Kabataş while 121 million 490 thousand 5 people are moving on the line, this number is 4 million 37 thousand 308 on the T177 Topkapı-Masjid Selam line. Kadıköy- There were 731 thousand 891 people in the fashion line. F1 Taksim-Kabataş In the same year, 11 million 165 thousand 625 people from Istanbul traveled on the funicular line. The number of people transported on the Eyüp-Piyerloti and Maçka-Taşkışla ropeway lines reached 1 million 935 thousand 522.
Trips by season
The number of passengers increased during the winter months and decreased during the summer months. Accordingly, most passengers ride 47 371 807 million people by December, with the least 34 million passengers were transported in July 698 378 thousand people. Million 122 93 704 thousand in the spring, summer 108 million 890 306 thousand, thousand 126 483 342 million in the fall, winter million in 119 922 140 thousand made the trip to Istanbul rail system.