Izmir's first tram manufacturer Durmazlar From Makina: The tenders of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the 12.6 kilometer Üçkuyular-Halkapınar and 9.7 km Alaybey-Mavişehir tram lines have been concluded. Gülermak company won the tender of the tender Durmazlar It was announced that it would be produced in Bursa by the machinery company.
The tender of the Üçkuyular-Halkapınar and Alaybey Mavişehir tram lines held by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality last February for the lowest bid in the bidding of foreign companies such as Korea, China, Spanish and Ukraine. 182 million 144 thousand 261 TL and 38 wagons, Gülermak Heavy Industry and Construction Contracting Firm with 69 million 153 thousand 255 euro offers for spare parts. It is stated that the company has been making metro, tram and rail system projects in Istanbul, Ankara and Eskişehir. As a subcontractor, Gülermak company produces trams called İpekböçısı in Bursa. Durmazlar He entered with Makina. After the tender has been won, the domestic production of Silkworm trams that travel to İzmir in Bursa will be made.
However, the wagon dimensions of the Izmir tram will be larger than the wagons of the 26-meter Bursa tram. The wagons of İzmir will be 32 meters long. The tram will be manufactured in a way to work in both directions. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu said, “The biggest reason for this is that a company working in the automotive supplier industry in Bursa has made a tram check. Its cost is lower than the ones made abroad. They entered the tender and won. ”