30 October Tuesday

Time for Maintenance of the Old Tunnel

The historical Karaköy Tunnel line carrying passengers between Karaköy and Beyoğlu will be out of service today (30.10.2018) and tomorrow due to maintenance and repair work. IETT will provide bus services to Karaköy-Odakule for two days.

Historical Tunnel line, carrying 15,000 passengers per day, will be closed due to maintenance and repair work on October 30-31 in order to provide better service. 

The transportation between Karaköy and Beyoğlu stations will be provided via the buses put into service by İETT General Directorate for two days. 

Total Annual Passenger Transport: 5,5 MILLION 

The historical tunnel line, which is the second oldest subway in the world, has been serving the Istanbulites continuously since 1875 except for short maintenance periods.

Performing an average of 198 trips a day, the annual number of passengers it carries is 5.5 million.

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