Konya's New Tram Will Meet in September
According to the contract with the Skoda company, the first tram 6 will arrive after months
After Konya Metropolitan Municipality's tender for 17 new trams on October 2012, 60, the contract was signed yesterday. The contract with the Czech Republic's Shkoda company, which received the tender for 104 million 700 thousand TL Euro, was signed yesterday at the Mevlana Cultural Center. Mayor of Metropolitan Municipality Tahir Akyürek, AK Party Provincial Chairman Ahmet Sorgun, municipality officials and officials from Şkoda company attended the signing ceremony.
6 PARTICIPATED IN THE TENDER
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tahir Akyürek said that all 60 trams, one of the biggest pillars of the Konyaray Project, will be delivered within 2 years. Explaining that the first tramway will be delivered after 183 days according to the contract, Akyürek said, “Konyaray Project will solve the transportation problem of our Konya for 50 years. Our new trams will also be low-floored and for the disabled. 6 companies participated in the tender. Within the scope of the tender, 60 low-floor rail, system vehicles, 58 types of spare parts and 1 set of DERAY equipment will be purchased ”. Stating that the tender was carried out by paying attention to the conditions of the Public Procurement Authority, Akyürek said that the tender details were announced in this way for the first time. Akyürek, noting that the most appropriate tram tender in Konya in Turkey, reported that 1 million 1 thousand 707 euro bedelig of 626 tram.
5 YEAR CARE AND REPAIR GUARANTEE
Explaining that the trams will be designed according to Konya, Akyürek said, “5-year warranty, 5-year maintenance and repair, spare parts and consumables of the trams will be covered by the contractor company. There will be 56 people standing on the seats in the trams and 231 people. Our new trams will have a total capacity of 287 people. Trams will be 100 percent low-floor. There will be a camera system inside and outside the tram. There will be driver's cab at the front and rear of the vehicles. There are doors on both sides of the vehicles. It is suitable for passenger loading and unloading at the middle platform stations planned in the metro project. Our trams are air conditioned and comfortable. The new system will also affect the new production possibilities of Konya industry. I wish the contract to be beneficial for our country for our Konya ”.
A TRANSPARENT AND HONESTARY TENDER
Zal Şahbaz, the Representative of Şkoda Company, who came to the stage after Akyürek's speech, said that the tender was a very transparent and honest tender. Stating that Şkoda sells trams to many European countries, Zal Şahbaz said, “We produce trams for China as well as countries such as Hungary, Russia, Italy and Ukraine. Skoda Turkey also began to work. We will sell these trams to Konya. These trams will be built according to the request of the people of Konya, "he said. Following the speeches, the purchase contract for 60 new trams was signed by Metropolitan Mayor Tahir Akyürek and Representative of Şkoda Company Zal Şahbaz.
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