Istanbul Metro and LRT
The alignment of the Marmaray Project is shown as the orange connection between Halkalı in West to Gebze in east. The other lines are existing or planned railway connections that will represent efficient and comfortable modes of transport within the city of Istanbul.

Istanbul Metro and LRT

The Marmaray Project was planned in 1985 as part of the overall traffic system of Istanbul, and the Metro Project currently under construction is another and very important part of this system. The Marmaray Project will be the west/east corridor, whereas the Metro Project will form the north/south corridor on the European side.

In the future and after the two projects have been completed, Yenikapı station will therefore become one of the most important transfer stations in Istanbul on the European side, while Üsküdar will have the same importance and perform the same function on the Asian side. Both stations will offer transfer facilities for bus passengers, ferry traffic passengers, passengers using light rail trains (LRT), tramlines and pedestrians.

The following transport systems will or may be integrated with the Marmaray Project and the Metro Project:

The Marmaray Project Station The Rail System Line Connected
Yenikapı The metro system (Yenikapı-Taksim-Sisli-4.Levent-Ayazaga)
Yenikapı The metro system which is the extension of Yenikapı Ayazaga Metro (Yenikapı-Bagcilar-Mahmutbey-Ikitelli)
Yenikapı The (LRTS) light rail transport system (Yenikapı-Otogar-Yenibosna-Atatürk Airport)
Yenikapı The (LRTS) light rail transport system (Yenikapı-Otogar-Bagcilar)
Ibrahimaga The (LRTS) light rail transport system (Kadiköy-Kartal)
Üsküdar (LRTS) light rail transport system (Üsküdar-Umraniye)
Küçükçekmece (LRTS) light rail transport system (Bakirköy-Avcilar-Beylikdüzü)
Sirkeci Tramway system (Kabatas-Eminönü-Zeytinburnu)
Taksim Station

The Istanbul Metro in operation. The picture shows a typical interior from the under ground platform area of Taxim Station.

Kartaltepe

The Istanbul Metro in operation. The picture shows a typical above ground station area, Kartaltepe.

Sobu Line, Tokyo

Japanese Railways: Sobu Line, Tokyo