Izmir Tram Map: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, has opened an international tender for the 22 kilometer trolley line. The most important feature of the tender was that it included the purchase of vehicles along with construction.
The tender was attended by the 15 consortium, including Turkish contracting companies operating as Doğuş and Alarko. Consortiums, rail system projects in Germany, China, Czech Republic, Poland, Korea, Italy, France, such as important wagon manufacturers took place in countries.
5 consortium submitted the tender offer together with the İpekböceği tram in Bursa. Thus, no matter which one wins, the production of Bursa tram on the streets of İzmir is certain.
Izmir's silkworm will be different
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality by Konak-Karşıyaka 22 million dollar tram tender opened for the 500 kilometer line between the city ended with the victory of Silkworm.
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Durmazlar 3 will produce and deliver 38 Silkworm trolley vehicles within the year. However, Silkworm wagons to be produced for Izmir will be slightly different.
Because. 26 meter wagons will be produced for Izmir instead of 32 meters long wagons operating on Bursa streets. In addition, while the tram cars in Bursa operate in one direction, the vehicles to be produced for İzmir will be double-sided.