Taksim Nostalgic Tram Services Begin

taks nostalgic tram services start
taks nostalgic tram services start

Nostalgic Tram services, which were stopped on 6 April due to the corona pandemic, resume on Tuesday, 2 June.


Nostalgic Tram, which is one of the symbols of Istanbul, between Taksim Square and Tunnel, is back in operation. Nostalgic Tram services have not been available for 2 months due to Corona Pandemic. As the epidemic danger continues, the tram will operate at 50 percent capacity.

On 31 July 1871, after the horse-drawn trams that started for the first time between Azapkapı and Beşiktaş, an electric tram was initiated, and then with the widespread of motor vehicles, their expeditions were ended.

Towards the end of 1990, the old wagons in the museum were restored, and the Nostalgic Tram, which started its journey again at a distance of 870 meters between Taksim and Tunnel, carries about 400 thousand passengers a year.

Nostalgic Tram, which starts working at 07:00 on weekdays and Saturday at 07:30 on Sundays and continues until 22:45, makes an average of 20 minutes.



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