IETT Metrobus
Metrobus History
Metrobus History

Firstly operated in Topkapı-Avcılar line the Metrobus system started by IETT in order to prevent the traffic intensity on the arterial roads and provide fast and comfort transportation. 18,5 kilometers of route opened to service in 17 September 2007  

The third leg of the metrobus line Söğütlüçeşme route was opened to service by the ceremony attended by  Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, thus the two sides of Istanbul connected with each other in the shortest way. Thanks to this connection, the duration between Avcılar to Söğütlüçeşme reduced to 63 minutes. Avcılar-Beylikdüzü route's foundation laid by a ceremony on 15 March 2011. The official opening of the route held on 19 July 2012. On the 52 kilometer-long Beylikdüzü-Söğütlüçeşme metrobus route the total duration is 83 minutes. The metrobus carries 700 thousands of passengers daily. 

 

IETT Metrobus