Friday, December 20, 2013

Istanbul Tram

Nostalgic tram of Istanbul is the heritage tramway systems of Istanbul, Turkey. The city has two completely separate heritage tram systems, one on the European side, the another on the Asian side, started as horse trams but gradually changed to electric.

The network reached its greatest extent in 1956 with 108 million passengers in 270 shuttles in 56 lines. But like most cities around the world the tram service began to close in 1956, and completely stopped in 1966. Then returned in Istanbul in 1990.

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