Celebration program was organized as the light rail system, which was realized by the Metropolitan Municipality and was in demand from the citizens, turned 2 years old.
The light rail system, which was put into service on 10.10.2010 at 10.10, was celebrated with 2 thousand red carnations distributed to the passengers at Cumhuriyet Square Station, at 10 am today.
After the distribution of red carnations, the light rail system is celebrating the second year of happiness and happiness of the Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General, 10.10.2010 10.10 16 hours since the date of the 26 tram 417 820 thousand XNUMX people said that a total passenger.
2 207 623 3 voyage in the year that says that Sefer Arlı, the number of trams this time the total number of 321 million 986 thousand XNUMX kilometers traveled.
Providing information about the system, which costs about 110 million euros, Sefer Arlı said, “Our line capacity is 90 thousand per day. While we have an average of 50 thousand passengers on the weekend, this number is around 67 on weekdays. Our trams, which run every 500 minutes, organize 5 daily trips. We are happy to serve our people with our 357 staff and 239 transfer buses. ”
Sefer Arlı, who said that work is continuing rapidly to establish new rail public transportation lines between Samsun and Tekkeköy, said, “Our light rail system works are continuing for Tekkeköy district. Our planning and feasibility studies continue for the establishment of the lines. In addition, the tender was launched for the purchase of 45 new tramways of 5 meters in length for existing routes. The division commission continues its investigations on this matter, ”he said.
23 BUS BETWEEN UNIVERSITY-CITY CENTER
The current public buses, minibuses and minibuses and dolmuş lines continue to record the recording of the Deputy Secretary General Sefer Arlı, UKOME decisions in line with the 23 new bus purchase, rail and transfer network will be created by the expressing said.
Sefer Arlı said, “Our buses, which are all modern, electronic, air conditioned and suitable for disabled use, will be put into service in November. In other words, for my passengers who cannot reach the rail system, they will transfer to the stops from north to south and from south to north. It is envisaged to provide feed between the buses and the university and the city center, and to provide economic transfer between the different regions of the city by the rail system ”.
Source: White Newspaper